Faculty Development

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The faculty development page provides easy access to information on faculty development programming, promotion, and provides a variety of resources aimed at enriching faculty members' professional growth and achieving an inclusive educational environment.

Faculty Promotion and Tenure Information

Faculty Resources

Recordings of Technology Help Sessions

Recordings of Past Faculty Development Programs (coming soon)

Teaching Resources

Research Resources

Faculty Development Plan

Microsoft Office document icon SOD Mentorship Program

Curricular Design

Online Teaching & Learning Course: Guide to Online Course Development

Current Events

Jan. 3-15 - Teaching Enrichment Series - The Teaching Enrichment Series focuses on practical approaches to teaching and learning that instructors can implement in their classes this spring. Session topics include creating a learning-centered syllabus, increasing student engagement and motivation, collaborative peer review online, assessments and grading, and more.

Jan. 15 - Massimo Costalonga, PhD, DMD will present on "Mucosal TC17" on Friday, January 15, from 12:15-1 p.m. The presentation will be via Zoom. Please contact Jan Casey at casey007@umn.edu for the Zoom information.

Jan. 28 - Dr. Michael Wolcott: Are we there yet? "Dentifying" a growth mindset framework to inform clinical teaching.

Feb. 25, 4:15 p.m. - Dr. Boyen Huang: Writing for Publication.

March 30 - Dr. Ranier Adarve: "RIME" Reporter, Interpreter, Manager, Educator. A Method of 360 clinical evaluation method for clinical teaching.

April 22 - Ms Michelle Arnett: Measuring Teaching Effectiveness

May 5-6 - Best Practices in Health Sciences Education Conference - Intersectionality in Health Sciences Education. Submission deadline for presentations is January 22, 2021. Presenters will be notified February 20, 2021.

May TBD - Dr. Gary Hildebrandt: Calibration of Grading Clinical Procedures

Please note: All courses require registration. Continuing Education credit is awarded for attendance. Registration forms are sent via email to all SOD faculty prior to the event.