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Faculty Development News
January 2016

Each year the Indiana University Board of Trustees recognizes faculty excellence in teaching through a program known as the Trustee Teaching Awards. Excellence in teaching is the primary factor for selection. We anticipate that approximately 50 outstanding IUSM teachers will receive the award this year.

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Women have achieved significant accomplishments in medicine and science, yet comprise a relatively small proportion of faculty, especially at the highest ranks and positions of leadership. As a result, women faculty tend to have smaller professional networks than male colleagues and have fewer role models of success.

The Stepping Stones of Women in Leadership series is intended to create a forum where all faculty and students can learn about professional development through hearing the personal career journeys of successful women. Please join us in honoring the career of Dr. Patricia Treadwell.

Monday, Jan 25
11:45 a.m - 1:00 p.m.
Fairbanks Hall (FS) 5005
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Each year, the Office of Faculty Affairs and Professional Development partners with the Office of Academic Administration and the school's Promotion & Tenure committee to offer a series of information sessions on the promotion and tenure process. This session will provide a broad overview of the process, including information about how to prepare your dossier.

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Do you teach at or near the bedside? Have you struggled at teaching amidst the various distractions the ICU has to offer? Have you considered studying strategies to improve your bedside teaching skills? Please consider attending this FEED workshop. We use videos of bedside teaching encounters to upack teaching climate, attention clinical reasoning, and feedback on the fly!

Thursday, Feb 25
5:00 p.m - 7:00 p.m.
Fairbanks Hall (FS) 5005
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The IUPUI Center for Teaching and Learning is partnering with the IUPUI Department of Communication Studies and the IU School of Medicine to host a three-part workshop series this spring on communicating science effectively to lay audiences such as students, lawmakers, and funders.

All participants are asked to commit to the entire three workshop series, as each session builds upon the previous. Once you register for the March 22 session, you will automatically be registered for the next two sessions.

Session 1: Connecting With Your Audience
Tuesday, Mar 22
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Cancer Research Institute (R4) 101

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The Edward C. Moore Symposium brings the Indiana higher education community together to examine the various instructional strategies that encourage student learning. How might the new digital context help us make higher education meaningful for an expanded population of college students? This keynote presentation by Randy Bass, Ph.D. will explore concrete approaches to this challenge through the lens of educating the whole person, where the role of digitally-enhanced learning is much broader than teaching targeted knowledge and skills.

Friday, Mar 25
8:30 a.m - 4:00 p.m.
IUPUI Campus Center (CE)
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The IUPUI Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research invites you to IUPUI Research Day 2016 on Friday, April 8. This open house celebrates the cutting-edge and multifaceted research and scholarly activities of IUPUI. Jon Hamilton from NPRs Science Desk will be the keynote speaker this year. Faculty, students, academic staff and community partner teams are encouraged to submit abstracts to showcasing your research at the poster sessions.

Research Day provides an opportunity for the IUPUI faculty, staff, and students, their academic, industrial, and governmental partners, and the broader community, to come together and learn more about the research enterprise at IUPUI, to explore new collaborations, and to lay the foundation for new partnerships.

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