Teaching Scholars Summer Institute

Monday, June 3, 2019 through Wednesday, June 5, 2019

All registration must be completed by May 17, 2019.

The 15th 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 in the Core education sessions must attend from Monday, June 3 to Wednesday, June 5.  Scholars in the Simulation certification will be in sessions at WVSTEPS throughout the entire week.


For 2019 the core sessions between Monday, June 3 and Wednesday, June 5.  Simulation certification sessions will last through Friday, June 7, 2019

•Large Group Teaching
•Flipping the Classroom
•The Importance of Collaboration Development
•Quest for Best in Online Teaching & Learning
•Clinical Teaching
•Writing Multiple Choice Questions
•Intergenerational Conflict and Educational Strategy
•Implementing the scholarship of Teaching and Learning
•Survey Research
•Qualitative Research
•Quantitative Research
•Inter-professional Education
•The World’s Worst Lecture
•Experiential  Learning and Assessment Documentation

Simulation Certification I, II, and III  track at 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


Course Objectives

Follow the Institute participants should be able to:

  • Enhance leadership in teaching/learning.
  • Promote excellence in teaching and scholarship in teaching.
  • Promote and develop teaching modalities.
  • Be 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 $2,000.00 per participate; if 4 or more faculty attend from one institution the cost is $1,750.00 per person.  Early bird registration is $1,500.00 per person by March 29, 2019; after that date the fee is $2,000.00 per participant.

The Simulation I fee is $500.00 per person, Simulation II is an additional $250.00 per person, and Simulation III is an additional $250.00 per person. For Simulation I, II and III the fee is $1,000.00 per person.  


We will accept the following credit cards via fax or US Postal Service only (We are prohibited from receiving your credit card information via e-mail.):
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 WVU faculty, fellows and graduate students contact gmarshall@hsc.wvu.edu for information on the payment process.


Traveling To Morgantown, WV

  • Mega Bus serves Morgantown and loads/unloads at that Mountaineer Station.
  • 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.
  • Motown Taxi Open 24 Hours Morgantown, WV 26508 (304) 291-8294 Summer scholar visitors, use only this cab company!
  • Uber https://www.uber.com/cities/morgantown-wv/
  • 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 Monday-Friday, 7:00 am to 7:00 pm.  $92 for participants of the WVU Teaching Scholars Institute.  Reference the conference or the code "WVUTSI18" when making reservations.      

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

Holiday Inn - 304.241.6649
1188 Pineview Drive
14 passenger hotel van; business center; indoor pool; restaurant

Morgantown Marriott at Waterfront Place -  304.581.2807 Or 800-630-2594 
WVU rate: $144.00 per night based on availability
Hotel Van shuttle available for AM/PM scheduled rides ONLY
Transport from the Walnut Street Personal Rapids Transit  and the Morgantown Municipal Airport

Reference WVU Rate
Hotel has a fully licensed Starbucks, Bourbon Prime Restaurant and lobby bar.  Hotel offers fitness center and has a full-service spa on property, privately managed and concierge lounge.  All rooms feature 55” SMART television with 94 channels and refrigerator, luxurious laminate “hardwood-like” appearance in all rooms, multiple connectivity outlets for guests, hairdryer, coffeemaker, iron & ironing board.  Indoor pool and hot tub.  Hotel is located on walking trail to various restaurants.


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).  As you enter the HSC go pass the Pylons, which are the 4 marble columns, and take the elevator to the second floor, turn right and you will see room 2940 B which will be “home base” for Summer Institute 2018.

If using a hotel van please enter by the covered walk way and follow the directions.

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.



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 biography narrative along with the application.  Note that biographical sketches are not acceptable.  Please make certain your Social Security Number is NOT on any documents that you submit.

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

Questions on the 2018 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