Instruction, Assessment, & Faculty/Staff Development

Our goal is to support and advance faculty, resident, and graduate student teaching design, delivery, and assessment and student learning. To achieve this goal, faculty training, consultation, development, and evaluation through individual consultation and workshops are available:

Programs, Training, and Consultation

  1. Research Design and Analysis (e.g., formulating questions, developing study design, managing data, analyzing data, and reporting results)
  2. PGY1 Resident Foundational Teaching Certificate Program
  3. PGY2 Resident Advanced Teaching Certificate Program
  4. Faculty Teaching Observation and Feedback Service
  5. Lecture Materials Review (e.g., objectives, slides, handouts, test questions, activities)
  6. Faculty Teaching Development Workshops and Training
  7. Canvas Electronic Testing and Test Question Tagging
  8. Canvas, Activity Insight, and Clicker Training
  9. Co-Curriculum
  10. Syllabi Review
  11. Exam Set Up and Proctor Training
  12. Course Evaluations
  13. Testing and Rubric Development
  14. The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning and Educational Research
  15. Education Grand Rounds
  16. Directing the Preparing Future Faculty (PFF) program for the OUHSC Graduate College

Teaching Development Areas

  1. Active learning: Best practices for engaging the majority of students in active learning, including effective use of team-based learning, clinical cases and clickers, critical thinking and problem solving exercises, and using rubrics to assess student performance.
  2. Classroom management: Syllabus construction and review, course coordinating, team teaching, and student motivation.
  3. Classroom technology: Courseware tools such as Desire2Learn and audience response systems.
  4. Instructional material development: PowerPoint slides, handouts, writing measurable objectives and test questions that are aligned with instruction and active learning.
  5. Lecture delivery strategies: Instructional design and presentation mapping, teaching versus presenting, and instructional design issues.
  6. Student learning: Motivation, levels of learning (Bloom's taxonomy), mindset, personality, communication and leadership styles/preferences, learning styles, and generational issues.
  7. Assessments: Test question review, rubric development, performance based assessments, OSCEs, knowledge, skills and attitude assessments, and formative and summative assessments.
  8. Scholarship of teaching and learning (SOTL) and Educational research: Design and systematic evaluation of teaching and publishing instructional outcomes in the education literature

College Outcomes

CAPE/COP Educational Outcomes (approved 2016)

Staff Development Programs and Training

CAPE/COP Educational Outcomes (approved)

Contact Us

Melissa S. Medina, Ed.D.
Associate Dean of Assessment and Evaluation and Faculty Development
Director of Preparing Future Faculty (OUHSC Graduate College)

The University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy  
1110 N. Stonewall Ave., P.O. Box 26901
Dean’s Office, First floor  
Oklahoma City, OK 73126-0901
Phone: (405) 271-6484 x47299  
Fax: (405) 271-3830

Amy Williams, Instructional Coordinator
The University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy
1110 N. Stonewall Ave., P.O. Box 26901
Second Floor - Room 244
Oklahoma City, OK 73126-0901
Phone: (405) 271-6878 x47273

Stephen Neely, MPH
Research Biostatistician
The University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy
1110 N. Stonewall Ave., P.O. Box 26901
Second Floor - Room 242
Oklahoma City, OK 73126-0901
Phone: (405) 271-6484 x30789