Overview of the Fifth Annual HSC Faculty Engagement Event

Friday, March 20, 2020
8:30 am to 2:45 pm
Erickson Alumni Center

8:00 – 8:30 Registration, Continental Breakfast

8:30 – 8:45 Overview of the HSC Faculty Development Program

8:45 – 9:00 Overview of the WV Clinical & Translational Science Institute

9:00 – 9:45 and 9:45 - 10:30

   Teaching Round Table Discussion Topics:

  • Developing an Education Portfolio
  • Mentoring & Being Mentored
  • Inter-Professional Education
  • Generational Diversity Among Preceptors and Learners
  • Peer Feedback
  • Large Group Teaching
  • Case Based Teaching

   Scholarship Round Table Discussion Topics:

  • Qualitative Research Design
  • Use of Large Data Bases in Research
  • Grant Writing
  • Converting an Abstract to Publication
  • Implementation Science in Health Professions
  • Getting Started on Your Research Agenda

10:30 – 10:45 BREAK

10:45 – 11:30 and 11:30 - 12:15

   Teaching Round Table Discussion Topics:

  • Developing an Education Portfolio
  • Mentoring & Being Mentored
  • Inter-Professional Education
  • Generational Diversity Among Preceptors and Learners
  • Large Group Teaching
  • Case Based Teaching

   Scholarship Round Table Discussion Topics:

  • Qualitative Research Design
  • Use of Large Data Bases in Research
  • Grant Writing
  • Converting an Abstract to Publication
  • Implementation Science in Health Professions
  • Getting Started on Your Research Agenda

12:15 – 1:00 - Buffet Lunch

1:00 – 1:45 - Panel Discussion: “Leadership in Education”

1:45 – 2:15 - Presentation: “Navigating the Academic Ranks”

2:15 – 2:45 - Wrap-up: What did we learn & what will you do differently?

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Topics/objectives to use by attendees to select sessions:

Developing an Education Portfolio:

  • Explain the purpose and value of an Education Development (Teaching) Portfolio and how it can demonstrate your personal teaching philosophy;
  • Discuss the main elements of a teaching portfolio and brainstorm evidence types to be collected to ensure relevance;
  • Compare and contrast example teaching portfolios to discover how approaches may differ across disciplines.

Generational Diversity Among Preceptors and Learners:

  • Describe the central attributes and formative events of generations involved in education.
  • Examine preferred learning styles of Generation Z learner.
  • Discuss communication issues and misunderstandings that may arise due to generational differences between teachers and students.
  • Identify potential solutions to common challenges in an education setting due to generational differences.

Mentoring & Being Mentored:

  • This session will guide participants in navigating new mentoring relationships as a mentor or mentee in a new academic setting.
  • Assist them in identifying and accessing faculty mentoring programs at WVU and beyond.
  • Provide materials and tools that are useful for career planning and assessment of mentoring relationships at different career stages.

Large Group Teaching:

  • Identify new ways of teaching.
  • Identify strategies for teaching large groups.
  • State fundamental concepts of neurobiology as it relates to teaching and learning- “Brain Rules.”
  • Describe how to apply Gagne's "Nine Events of Instruction" to lecture Development.
  • Discuss teaching strategies to consider when lecturing to large groups.
  • Discuss methods to make large group teaching more personal and more effective.

Case Based Teaching:

  • Discuss the theoretical foundation of case based learning with practical application in health sciences curricula.
  • Identify components of case-based teaching that are challenging and develop effective modifications.

Peer Feedback:

  • Familiarize faculty with the benefits of peer feedback.
  • Discuss current feedback options for faculty at Health Sciences.
  • Provide an opportunity for faculty to engage in discussion about their personal feedback needs.

Getting Started on Your Research Agenda:

  • Describe WVU’s research structure and processes.
  • Discuss approaches to carving out sufficient time for scholarship.
  • Identifying a research mentor(s).
  • Understand team science.

Use of Large Data Bases in Research:

  • Understand the big healthcare data resources available on this campus.
  • Learn how to review EHR data via the IDR and TriNetX.
  • Understand the process to request research data from the CTSI.

Grant Writing:

  • Learn strategies to identify funding opportunities to support your research and scholarship activities.
  • Understand the audience for your grant application and the importance of writing to the review criteria.
  • Learn how to write the components of a grant and effectively communicate your ideas; consider joining a grant writing group.
  • Discuss time management strategies for grant writing as you balance other teaching, research and/or clinical responsibilities.
  • Learn the importance of obtaining feedback on your grant application prior to submission.

Converting an Abstract to Publication:

  • Discuss how to overcome the psychological avoidance of writing
  • Understand and describe the steps of scientific writing for publication 
  • Develop a writing schedule
Please Note:
  • The objectives for the Leadership Panel discussion following lunch “Leadership In Education”
    • Describe characteristics and techniques that can be applied to demonstrate leadership across the career spectrum.
    • Identify leadership opportunities for early and mid-career faculty.
    • List common barriers that people face in leadership positions.
  • Objectives for the session entitled “Navigating the Academic Ranks”
    • List the faculty tracks available for faculty at WVU.
    • Describe faculty productivity as it relates to WVU’s mission areas.
    • Be able to utilize the WVU electronic faculty data storage system, Digital Measures.
    • Explain the WVU annual review process for faculty.

Use the form below to register for this event after reviewing session objectives.

Please complete registration by Friday, March 13, 2020.

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