Additional Independent Learning
Looking for additional independent learning opportunities? There are many free open-access resources available online. Check out these popular UNMC and national resources. From infographics to podcasts, there are countless resources available to suit even the busiest schedules. If you have a suggestion to add to our list, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
UNMC THRIVE: Success strategies for the modern-day faculty member
In partnership with UNMC faculty, the Office of Faculty created Thrive, a collection of thought-provoking, one- to two-page briefs that are designed to be easily digested, guide personal reflection, and be implemented immediately into your classroom, clinic, or online teaching.
Or, review the complete list of articles in the Thrive collection.
Webinars & Online Course
EDUCAUSE webinars cover a broad range of higher education and technology topics, including top IT issues, cybersecurity, leadership, teaching and learning with technology, and student success.
View upcoming and recorded webinars.
Faculty for Tomorrow Webinar Series
Teaching Repositories, E-Books, & Blogs
FREE E-Books Available Courtesy of Faculty Development
UNMC faculty have access to these FREE e-books. These e-books offer guidance on topics from improving student learning strategies to applying learning science in online classes.
Education Theory Made Practical
This free e-book produced by the Academic Life in Emergency Medicine team reviews various components of education theory in succinct, case-based, freely-available chapters.
Download the book here.
Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching (MERLOT)
The MERLOT system, started by California State University, provides access to curated online learning and support materials and content creation tools, led by an international community of educators, learners and researchers.
Search the MERLOT collection.
There are countless free podcasts covering almost every topic imaginable. Below are recommendations from the Office of Faculty Development:
- RN Huddle (UNMC College of Nursing)*
- Academic Medicine
- Ask with Confidence (American Negotiation Institute)
- Broomedocs Podcast
- The Curbsiders*
- Faculty Factory*
- JiTT (Just in Time Teaching)*
- Mayo Clinic Talks
- Hidden Brain*
- STFM Academic Medicine Leadership Lessons
- Teaching in Higher Education
- Thrivecast (UW School of Medicine)
*Faculty Development favorite