The Office of Academic Support provides and manages Excellent Teacher: Faculty Edition, a course developed for University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) faculty. Excellent Teacher: Faculty Edition is an online, self-paced course that is offered through Canvas, UMMC's learning management system.
Excellent Teacher: Faculty Edition is the faculty version of the Excellent Teacher course, which was designed for medical residents, fellows and other appropriate trainees. The purpose of the course is to 1) educate faculty about effective teaching and 2) present faculty with the Excellent Teacher curriculum designed for residents/fellows so that they may model appropriate behavior and encourage professional development in all types of learners (students, residents, fellows, and other trainees). It includes information related to teaching and communication, curriculum design, feedback and evaluation, and ethics and professionalism.
The Excellent Teacher: Faculty Edition course is made up of various modules and evaluations related to principles of teaching and learning, and the course is offered through Canvas. To register for the course, click on the icon below and complete the registration form.
Once you are registered, you will receive an email confirmation. Then, to complete the course, follow the steps listed below.
If you have questions, contact the Office of Academic Support.
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Jackson, MS 39216
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