Teaching Scholars Summer Institute

Monday, June 6, 2016 through noon on Friday, June 10, 2016


The 12th Annual Teaching Scholars Summer Institute will focus on developing educational theories/ technologies as well as promoting educational skills, critical thinking and innovative educational approaches.  When making your travel arrangements take into consideration that Scholars are expected to attend through Friday, June 10, 2016. 2016 schedule including presenter credentials


Simulation Certificate Course:

For 2016 we will offer two certificates in Simulation. Participation in Simulation I or II certificate program requires having completed the Teaching Scholars Summer Institute certificate. For Simulation II the pre-requisite also includes completion of Simulation I. Our Simulation Center is certified by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare.   


West Virginia Simulation Training and Education for Patient Safety (WV STEPS)


The TARGET AUDIENCE includes health sciences faculty of all levels from Medicine, Pharmacy, Dentistry, Nursing, Public Health and allied health professionals, the modules for the program include:

  • Learning styles and strategies
  • Scholarship in education
  • Information technology
  • Leadership in education
  • Assessment


Important 2016 Summer Institute information


Course Objectives

Follow the Institutes participants should be able to:

  • Enhance leadership in teaching/learning.
  • Promote excellence in teaching and scholarship in teaching.
  • Promote and develop teaching modalities.
  • Become more learner-centered.
  • Discuss the importance of assessment in academia and differentiate among different types of assessment.

Summer Institute Fees

Attendees are required to attend all sessions that they register for to receive a certificate. The Teaching Scholars Summer Institute fee is $1,500.00 per participate; if 4 or more faculty attend from one institution the cost is $1,000.00 per person. Early bird registration is $1,200.00 per person by March 18, 2016; after that date the fee is $1,500.00 per participant.

The Simulation I fee is $500.00 per person and Simulation II is an additional $500.00 per person. For both Simulation I and II the fee is $750.00 per person. Those Scholars participating in the Simulation II program will need to complete that program on Saturday, June 11, 2016, from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM



We will accept the following credit cards via fax or US Postal Service only:
Diners Club
American Express

For a major credit card include in this order:
Cardholder Name
Cardholder Billing Address
Card Number
3 digit V code or MC code from the back of the credit card
Expiration Date

Payment information can be sent via fax to 304.293.5999 OR send checks made payable to West Virginia University to:
Gwendolyn Marshall, MSIR
Program Coordinator Senior
Faculty Development
WVU Health Sciences Center
PO Box 9170
Morgantown, WV 26506-9170

A $50.00 fee will be charged for all canceled registrations.
When sending credit card info in addition to the card number, security and expiration date please specify the exact TYPE of credit card.  Please note that our fax machine is located in a secure office.  We are prohibited from receiving your credit card information via e-mail.

For any questions please phone Gwen Marshall at 304.293.5266

Traveling To Morgantown, WV

  • Visit Morgantown.com and click on about Morgantown for information on flying into Morgantown Municipal Airport Hart Field.
  • Visit Mountain Line Transit Authority and click on the "Grey Line" tab for information on twice daily (365 days) to/from Greater Pittsburgh International Airport.
  • If you are renting a vehicle the following car rental agencies are located at Hart Field: Hertz, Avis
  • Morgantown is 1 1/2 hours from Greater Pittsburgh International Airport if one opts to fly into that airport and take I-79 South to Morgantown.
  • The closest Amtrak/Greyhound service would be downtown Pittsburgh with an easy trip into Morgantown via the Mountain Line Transit Authority "Grey Line."

Hotel Accommodations & Parking

Euro-Suites Hotel - 304.598.1000
Offers van service to /from the Euro to the HSC.      
A block of rooms are reserved for the Teaching Scholars Summer Institute at the rate of $102.00/night for queen and king suites (state and local taxes are in effect at the time of check in).  Reservations must be made by May 23, 2016, in order to receive this discounted rate.

Hilton Garden Inn - 304.225.9500
Two, 12 passenger vans available 24 hours per day.

Hampton Inn - 304.599.1200
Very close to the HSC, but be extremely carefully crossing the multi lane road to get to the HSC.  

Residence Inn by Marriott - 304.599.0237 or 800.331.3131
Very close to Ruby Memorial Hospital and the HSC. One can either walk through Ruby memorial to get to the HSC or drive and park in the Mountaineer Station.  No shuttle service.


Holiday Inn - 304.241.6649
1188 Pineview Drive
14 passenger hotel van; business center; indoor pool; restaurant
Reservations must be made by May 13, 2016, in order to receive the discounted rate.  Group code for discount:  HSC


Parking at the HSC

As on other college campuses parking is an issue at the   WVU Health Science Center. The only parking that would be available to those who attend the Teaching Scholars Summer Institute and /or the Simulation certificate program will be in the “Mountaineer Station” which is very close to the HSC. Please take the daily  parking fee and your  daily institute schedule into consideration as you select a hotel for the duration of the week. Also note that parking fines begin at $20.00 should you elect to park illegally!

From the Mountaineer Station if attending the Teaching Scholars Program follow the covered walk way into the Health Science Center (HSC), take the stairs to the 2nd floor, go straight ahead and then to your left to find the Inter-Professional Classrooms (IPE) 2940 A/B.  Or as you enter the HSC go pass the Pylons which are the 4 marble columns, and take the elevator to the 2nd floor, go to your right and the IPE classrooms will be straight ahead.

GPS info for Mountaineer Station:
(across from Applebee’s)
1112 Van Voorhis Drive
Morgantown, WV 26506

The ”Mega Bus“ departs/arrives at the WVU Mountaineer Station, which is close to the HSC.

If you have further questions please advise before June 1st.


Click here for the Teaching Scholars Summer Institute application and registration summary.  Be certain to submit the short version of your CV and the third person biosketch narrative along with the application.

  1. Print, complete and return to Gwendolyn Marshall at the address below.
  2. Scan and e-mail as an attachment to gmarshall@hsc.wvu.edu
  3. Fax to 304.293.5999

Questions on the 2016 Institute can be directed to:

Gwendolyn Marshall, MSIR
Program Coordinator Senior
Faculty Development
WVU Health Sciences Center
PO Box 9170 Morgantown, WV 26506-9170
Voice: 304.293.5266