Category: Resources


Emphasize Why the Course is Relevant: Anne Zachry, College of Health Professions

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  Additional Information Resource Pages Student Engagement Getting to Know Your Students Attending to Student Well Being Active Learning Teaching Strategies in the Clinical Setting Experiential Learning TLC Medallions Paradigms of Education Art of Teaching Webinars Quick and Easy Strategies Faculty Can Use to Improve Student Learning. Dr. Todd Zakrajsek. April 2023. Reimagining Engaging Learnings.… Read More

April 2023

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Volume 6, Issue 1 In this issue: The Teaching Scope: Finding your big rocks as an educator Teacher’s Toolbox: TLC’s Resource Pages Did You Know?: Using Qualtrics to design an interactive syllabus Pedagogy Podcast: Rethinking office hours Research Bytes: ChatGPT: Using AI in teaching  

Use Data Driven Instruction: Elizabeth Hall, College of Pharmacy

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  Additional Information Resource Pages Aligned Course Design Assess Students Learning Outcomes Scholarship of Teaching and Learning TLC Medallions Assessment Course Design Paradigms of Education Webinars Marketing Good Teaching or: How to Convince Students to Love Effective Teaching. Dr. Devin Scott. December 2022.  Teaching for Learning: Evidence Based Instructional Strategies. Dr. Claire Major. February 2022.… Read More

Representation Matters: Nikki Dyer, College of Dentistry

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Learn more about this topic with the Inclusive Learning medallion Additional Information Resource Pages Create an Inclusive Class Climate Getting to Know Your Students Inclusive Learning Universal Design for Learning TLC Medallions Inclusive Learning Universal Design for Learning Webinars Cultural Responsiveness and Inclusivity in Health Care Education. Dr. Stephanie Lancaster. February 2021. Practical Strategies for… Read More

Invite Student Feedback: PJ Koltnow, College of Medicine

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Learn more about this topic with the Art of Teaching medallion    

Know Your Students: Lynn Russell, College of Dentistry

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Learn more about this topic with the Art of Teaching medallion    

Keep Lectures Short: Rebecca Reynolds, College of Health Professions

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Find more information related to this tip on the TLC’s Engaging Lectures resource page.    

Inclusive Learning

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Last Updated:October 16, 2023 First Published:April 12, 2022   Inclusive learning has become an umbrella term to describe practices that support learners from a variety of backgrounds. Inclusive learning boosts educational achievement by providing learners and educators with tools to co-create learning experiences, to heighten cultural sensitivity, and to personalize the learning experience. Inclusivity can… Read More

Attending to Student Well-Being

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Last Reviewed:March 1, 2024 First Published:August 16, 2022   Within the classroom or clinical setting, faculty members can support student well-being by applying principles of Universal Design for Learning, centering transparency and accessibility, and cultivating an inclusive, welcoming course environment.  Beyond the classroom, faculty members often have a front-row view of the personal struggles students… Read More

Writing Effective Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQ)

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Last Updated:January 23, 2024 First Published:January 31, 2023   Multiple-choice questions inclusive of a question/stem, a key/correct answer, and distractors/incorrect answer choices are frequently used in health science education due to efficiency in grading and their frequent inclusion on licensing and board examinations. In addition to these advantages, Brame (2013) asserts that multiple-choice questions can… Read More