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The Office of Faculty Development offers an assortment of different programs every year based on the needs and feedback of our faculty and staff. All events are free of charge to UNMC faculty.

If you have questions about registering or want to register by phone, call 402-559-5929.

Events Open for Registration

Power Presentations: A Three-Part Series

Power Presentations: A Three-Part Series

Effectively presenting yourself at national meetings, in the classroom, and on committees is an essential function for all faculty members. Join us for a three-part, interactive workshop that will help build your confidence by practicing the impact factors for any presentation — no matter if it's on a big or small stage. -- This event is full and we're no longer accepting registrations.
Date and Time  Thursday, Feb. 8 from 3 - 5 p.m. 
Date and Time  Thursday, Feb. 22 from 3 - 5 p.m. 
Date and Time  Thursday, March 8 from 3 - 6 p.m. 

All participants must commit to all three sessions of this program, without exception, and must be free from clinical or other responsibilities. View the event flyer for more information and see who the faculty experts are.


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Boost Student Engagement: 10 Quick & Easy Strategies for Online Learning

Join keynote speaker Dr. Barbi Honeycutt and discover 10 easy strategies to boost engagement and improve online learning. In this online workshop, you will identify nine places in your course (especially those you teach online) where you can implement active learning strategies. Then, you'll explore 10 different flipped and active learning strategies you can immediately apply. Each strategy is informed by research, grounded in theory, and designed for practical application. This session is part of the Campus Conversations series, hosted by UNMC and University of Nebraska Online Worldwide. View the event flyer for more information.
Date and Time  Thursday, March 8 live webinar from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.  -- Register Now


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Career Flexibility: Breaking Down the "Ideal Worker" Myths

Join visiting faculty member Lydia Pleotis Howell, MD, as she facilitates a discussion on career flexibility and face-time bias, and the impact they are having for health care sciences educators around the country.
Date and Time  Thursday, June 7 from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. -- Register Now


Complete Calendar of Events

August 2017  
August 15

Premier Education Banquet: Promoting Critical Thinking in Learners

Join your fellow UNMC and Nebraska Medicine Educators for the Premier Education Banquet and learn tips on how to integrate and assess your students' critical thinking skills in the classroom, clinic, and research environments..
Date and Time  Aug. 15 at 12 p.m. 

Premier Education Banquet Time: 12 - 2 p.m. (lunch served at 11:45 a.m.)
Place: This event has already occurred.
Details: Visit the banquet's webpage to see award winners and a full list of the nominees

Aug. 24

New Faculty Forum: Meet Campus Deans and Other Leaders

This exclusive event for new faculty allows you to interact with the deans and other leaders as they give advice on how to succeed at UNMC and beyond. You'll also hear best practices for your first years on campus.
Date and Time  Aug. 24 at 11 a.m. 

New Faculty Forum: Meet Campus Deans and Leaders Time: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. (brown bag lunch)
Place: This event has already occurred.
   
September 2017  
Sept. 14

Twitter Training

Are you new to Twitter? Do you need help setting up your account? Drop by one of our informal training sessions and get help setting up your account. This is a drop-in event, so no registration is necessary. Simply pick the time that works for you and stop on by.
Date and Time  Sept. 14 at 7 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Twitter Training Event Time: 7 - 8 a.m. 
4 - 5 p.m. 
Place: MSC 4053
   

Sept. 25

Shining the Spotlight on Search Committees

Join us on Sept. 25, for an exclusive event for senior leaders focused on enhancing search committee processes and effectiveness in order to yield significantly better outcomes for your department and UNMC.
Date and Time  Sept. 25 at 5 p.m.  *** By Invitation Only: Call 402.559.5929 to RSVP ***

Time: 5 - 7 p.m.
Place: MSC 4053
   

Sept. 27 & 28

Twitter Chat

Join us for a Twitter chat on leadership. We will cover topics like best leadership advice you've received and how you lead or advance your organization's values.
Date and Time  Sept. 27 at 8 p.m. and Sept. 28 at 8 a.m.  

Time: 8 p.m. and 8 a.m.
Place: Twitter – use #NELeader
 Details: Visit the chat's webpage
October 2017  
Oct. 3

Do what you do … and get published, too!

One of the core requirements for promotion is scholarly writing. But how do you find the time to become a successful writer? Our expert panel will share insider tips on how to turn your everyday activities into successful publications.
Date and Time  Oct. 3 at 11 a.m.    

Register Now Time: 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Place: This event has already occurred.
Details: Learn about our panel of experts

Oct. 12

Innovation to Dissemination: Tips to Turn Your Educational Innovations into Scholarship

It can often be difficult to translate your educational ideas into publication, particularly if you haven’t selected outcome measures which demonstrate their impact. Discover how you can develop a research strategy to investigate the efficacy of your innovations.
Date and Time  Oct. 12 at 11:30 a.m. 

Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. (brown bag lunch)
Place: This event has already occurred.
Details: Read event flyer 
November 2017  
Nov. 9

New Faculty Forum: Promotion and Tenure Essentials

This exclusive event for new faculty gives you the chance to talk to your college’s promotion and tenure committee to learn everything you need to know about navigating your UNMC career. They will also give tips on creating and managing your CV and teaching portfolio.
Date and Time  Nov. 9 at 11 a.m.  

Register Now Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. (brown bag lunch)
Place: This event has already occurred.
   
February 2018  
Feb. 8

New Faculty Forum: Fireside Chat with the Chancellor

New faculty are invited to pull up a chair next to the fireplace in the Linder Reading Room and have a face-to-face, informal conversation with Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, MD, where you’ll get personal insights and advice about how you can advance your career at UNMC.
Date and Time  Feb. 8 at 11 a.m.  *** Register Now ***

Register Now Time: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. (beverages provided)
Place: Linder Reading Room
   

Feb. 8

Power Presentations: Part 1 in 3-Part Series

Effectively presenting yourself at national meetings, in the classroom, and on committees is an essential function for all faculty members. This 3-part series will help build your confidence by practicing the impact factors for any presentation — no matter if it’s on a big or small stage. Note: You must commit to all 3 sessions, without exception.
Date and Time  Feb. 8 at 3 p.m.   

Time: 3 - 5 p.m. 
Place: TBD
 Details: View the event flyer and faculty experts

Feb. 22

Power Presentations: Part 2 in 3-Part Series

Effectively presenting yourself at national meetings, in the classroom, and on committees is an essential function for all faculty members. This 3-part series will help build your confidence by practicing the impact factors for any presentation — no matter if it’s on a big or small stage. Note: You must commit to all 3 sessions, without exception.
Date and Time  Feb. 22 at 3 p.m.

Time: 3 - 5 p.m. 
Place: TBD
 Details: View the event flyer and faculty experts
March 2018  
March 8

Power Presentations: Part 3 in 3-Part Series

Effectively presenting yourself at national meetings, in the classroom, and on committees is an essential function for all faculty members. This 3-part series will help build your confidence by practicing the impact factors for any presentation — no matter if it’s on a big or small stage. Note: You must commit to all 3 sessions, without exception.
Date and Time  March 8 at 3 p.m.

Time: 3 - 6 p.m. 
Place: TBD
 Details: View the event flyer and faculty experts

March 8

Boost Student Engagement: 10 Quick & Easy Strategies for Online Learning

Discover 10 easy strategies to boost engagement and improve online learning. In this online workshop featuring keynote speaker Dr. Barbi Honeycutt, you will identify nine places in your course (especially those you teach online) where you can implement active learning strategies. Then, you’ll explore 10 different flipped and active learning strategies you can immediately apply. Each strategy is informed by research, grounded in theory, and designed for practical application.
Date and Time  March 8 at 11:30 a.m.  ***Register Now ***  

Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. 
Place: Live webinar via ZOOM
 Details: View the event flyer
June 2018  
June 7

Career Flexibility: Breaking Down the "Ideal Worker" Myths

Join visiting faculty member Lydia Pleotis Howell, MD, as she facilitates a discussion on career flexibility and face-time bias, and the impact they are having for health care sciences educators around the country.
Date and Time  June 7 at 11:30 a.m.  *** Register Now ***

Register Now Time: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. (brown bag event)
 Place: TBD
(live web streaming available)
   
Last Year's Events  

We hope you enjoyed our events during the 2016 - 2017 academic year. In case you weren't able to join us, feel free to watch the events in iLearn Online. Here's a list of our events for the past year:

September 2016
• They're Driving Me Crazy: Tips to stay sane when teaching the next generation of learners

October 2016
• Navigate Your Career and Boss With Purpose: and learn how to harness the power of your inner GPS

February 2017
• Beyond the Test: Ways to assess what and how students are learning before it's too late

March 2017
• Campus Conversations: Tackling the Barrage of Change with Larry Ragan

June 2017
• The Good and Bad of Fast Brain Thinking: Understanding the Impact of Our Unconscious Biases