Explore sights, sounds and customs from around the globe and improve your general knowledge of and appreciation for the beauty and differences in cultures. Series I includes China, India, United States and South Korea. Search "World Tour" on www.uab.edu/learningsystem.
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Fundamentals of Accessible Online Teaching, Learning and Communication can be completed in about four hours.Program gives faculty tools to expand service-learning
During a yearlong fellowship, 11 faculty learned to incorporate service-learning elements into existing courses and develop new ones for this year. Now another 11 are preparing to do the same.Have you considered leading a Study Away program?The UAB Office for Study Away welcomes proposals for faculty-led study away programs that take place either partially or wholly abroad. The deadline for proposals planning summer 2015 travel is Aug. 29.Explore copyright in the digital ageWith instant access to volumes of information comes responsibility for its legal use.
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UAB’s Executive Development Program, which prepares senior faculty and staff for executive-level positions, has graduated its first class.Apply by May 30 for a fellowship to promote service-learningUAB's Faculty Fellows in Engaged Scholarship program is open to all faculty involved in undergraduate teaching, with priority given to courses taught by faculty who are new or marginally experienced with service-learning. The workshops explore theories, implementation and assessment of academic service-learning and ways to integrate this into courses across the disciplines.Call for proposals: UA System Scholars InstituteThe UA System Scholars Institute has released a call for proposals related to this year’s theme, "Teaching, Research and Service: United Through Technology." A limited number of both presentation sessions and seats are available to UAB graduate students. March 31 is the deadline for submissions. Learn more or register online. The event will be held May 12-13 in the UA Bryant Conference Center.Career & Professional Development brings faculty into the conversation as partners
HealthSouth corporate recruiters and faculty with various UAB programs met recently to discuss recruiting needs and explore ways to promote teamwork, creative thinking and career success for UAB students. This is a new approach for UAB Career & Professional Development, which traditionally had been viewed as a place to get your resume critiqued or to look at jobs posted online.New online learning series offers employees a world tour
Explore sights, sounds and customs from around the globe and improve your general knowledge of and appreciation for the beauty and differences in cultures. Series I includes China, India, United States and South Korea. Search "World Tour" on www.uab.edu/learningsystem.Simulation training takes giant step forwardUAB took a giant step toward building a world-class simulation-training program when 21 health professionals completed an extensive week-long course led by the Center for Medical Simulation at Harvard.
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