Educational Skills and Development

Objectives of Faculty Development of Educational Skills

  1. Become knowledgeable about the teaching mission of the College and College’s curricular structure
  2. Become knowledgeable about the art and science of teaching including educational theory, principles, and methods; instructional technologies; course design; learner assessment; and managing the learning environment
  3. Assure that all teaching and learning follows the mission of the college and sound educational principles
  4. Develop a teaching and learning philosophy
  5. Develop competency in course design
  6. Develop competency in managing the learning environment
  7. Develop competency in assessing the learner
  8. Develop a teaching portfolio
  9. Incorporate continuous quality improvement in all teaching and learning activities
  10. Participate in educational development activities
  11. Explore innovative approaches to teaching and learning
  12. Become familiar with methods of educational research
  13. Disseminate innovations and results of educational research

Faculty Development – Educational Skills Website

  1. UCSF Medical School –
    Pearls on Educational Principles

Flipped Classroom Training

The Center for Instructional Technology & Training (CITT) is offering flipped classroom training. This in-person training provides a solid foundation of active learning techniques, including an introduction to problem-based and team-based learning strategies. Participants will work in groups to complete activities that model flipped classroom best practices that instructors from a variety of disciplines can implement.