Faculty Instructional Development


FID in the Transition

UA College of Medicine is undergoing a curriculum renovation process and many faculty are assisting the admnistration in this process.

To help in the transition, FID will provide support for Block Directors and their faculty with resources, workshops and one-on-one coaching aimed at including active learning strategies and integrating technology to enhance the teaching/learning experience.

Please contact Karen Spear Ellinwood, PhD, JD, EdS, Director, Instructional Development, to schedule a meeting to discuss how she can assist you and your faculty.

Planning Tools For Block Directors 

Planning Tool 

  • Use this Qualtrics survey tool to document your observations throughout the block. Receive immediate report of observations for each session and an end of block report for the block.
  • Teaching Goals Inventory - A tool for reviewing the fit between preferred block goals and course learning objectives

Formative Assessments for Teaching

Related Resources

Thomas A. Angelo and K. Patricia Cross. Classroom Assessment Techniques: A Handbook for College Teachers, Jossey-Bass Publishers:San Francisco, CA; 2005.

TGI Online Contact Planning Tool