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Being a layperson in pharmacology

My identities in life are many – a staff member at McGill’s Teaching and Learning Services, a mother–daughter-sister-wife, a former waitress-house painter-birthday party animator, etc. However, thanks to Prof. 1,041 more words

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Teaching 'old dogs' new tricks

In welcoming the newest member of the Kinchin household, Jesse the puppy (see below), it is evident that one is always having to learn. I am having to learn lots about puppies rather quickly, and so is Jesse. 592 more words

(#254) The “Five Ps” of New Employee Mentoring

Does your organization effectively “on-board” new team members?

This semester I had a wonderful opportunity to mentor a first-year full-time professor on our campus. And since our campus does not have a formal new faculty mentoring program, we kind of “made up” our own “program” along the way.  509 more words

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Implementing Change

I (Cathy) and my faculty development team have been tasked with gently suggesting  best practices for new faculty.  This is not not easy task and must be handled with sensitivity.   273 more words



Dolan, V. (2011, February 2011). The isolation of online adjunct faculty and its impact on their performance. International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning… 75 more words

Meet the Professors offers small group interactions between faculty

Faculty Development Day is an annual offering at Baylor College of Medicine, but this year’s even included a new element – a Meet the Professors session. 450 more words


How Can New Faculty Get Everything Done?

New faculty members are bombarded with a plethora of new duties. Clinical and teaching work tends to take precedence because of their urgency, while scholarship and professional development is at risk of neglect until those tasks becomes urgent as well. 494 more words

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