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.
Faculty exploring new ideas in online education
A live call-in show for chemistry problems, drawing breakthroughs and a choose-your-own-adventure course in pain. These are a few of the interactive innovations being explored in UAB courses as online enrollment soars.Lynda.com offers a spring-cleaning playlist for the office
During the first six month since UAB joined Lynda.com, more than 2,000 employees have used the online learning resource. See a list of the Top 10 Lynda courses taken and see what's new for spring.New effort-reporting LMS course required in the new year
The new training module will be available in the UAB Learning System beginning Jan. 9, 2017, and those required to complete it will be automatically assigned in the LMS system.Learn a new skill or polish old ones with Lynda.com
Employees will have free access to the online learning site to learn or improve skills beginning Sept. 15.New service-learning fellows selectedNine faculty representing six schools plus the College of Arts and Sciences comprise the newest class of Faculty Fellows in Engaged Scholarship. They will develop or redesign a service-learning course during the fellowship year and then receive a grant to help develop it.New career ladder provides path for non-faculty researchersA nine-rung ladder comprises a clear career path for laboratory staff and investigators who do not have or seek academic appointments.Have you considered leading an education abroad program?Deadlines are approaching for spring break and summer programs for 2017.Translational research training program is accepting applicationsJunior faculty and postdoctoral fellows who are interested in an academic career in clinical and translational research are invited to apply for a six-month (January-June) certificate program. Classes will be held 8-10 a.m. Wednesdays. The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. Nov. 16.Learn more about conducting research with industry Oct. 27Jason Nichols, O.D., Ph.D., assistant vice president for Industry Research Development, will present a workshop, “Thriving in the Industry Research Triangle — Tips for Doing Research with Industry,” noon-1 p.m. Oct. 27 in The Edge of Chaos Atrium in Lister Hill Library.UAB-HudsonAlpha to conduct genomic medicine symposium
This free symposium 10 a.m.-4 p.m. May 12 will provide opportunities for UAB faculty to interact with HudsonAlpha faculty and learn about advanced sequencing capabilities and resources. Space is limited; register soon.
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