University of California, Riverside

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Teaching Excellence

The Office of Faculty Development strives to foster a culture that promotes excellence in teaching, fosters collaboration, and supports faculty in their efforts to explore innovative, evidence-informed teaching methods that generate student success.

We seek to provide learning and support to the faculty of the University of California at Riverside School of Medicine and transform teaching through training, workshops, professional learning communities, and consultation.

Professional Development Funding Available


Funding is available to non-senate faculty who want to pursue activities relating to their professional development as teachers and scholars. This includes academic training, attendance fees, travel expenses, materials or other professional development activities that improve your effectiveness as a teacher and mentor. The deadline to apply is Friday, April 28, 2017 at 5 p.m.

10 Valuable PowerPoint Hacks Workshop

If you missed the presentation, or just want to review it, we've placed the direct-instruction portion on our You Tube page.

PowerPoint slides. We all use them. We all wish we could improve them. We all want to avoid death by PowerPoint. Fortunately, there are ways to create more dynamic and powerful presentations! At this workshop you will learn 10 quick and easy ways to improve your slides whether you use them for teaching, conference presentations or meetings. We will meet in the computer lab in the Orbach Library and you will have an opportunity to put your new skills into practice immediately.

Faculty Professional Development Workshops for 2016-17

The Office of Academic Affairs of the School of Medicine is offering a series of monthly faculty development workshops throughout the 2016-17 academic year. These workshops will be held in the training room at the UC Intellicenter (PATH) located at 14350 Meridian Parkway in Riverside.

Workshops will run from 6 to 8 p.m., with check-in beginning at 5:30 p.m. Dinner will be provided.

RSVP is required: please email to reserve your seat or call the Office of Academic Affairs at (951) 827-7687 for more information.

Stanford Faculty Development Series for the Assistant Professors

The Stanford Faculty Development Series consists of seven sessions that will include a didactic module, video review and a role play exercises.

Please email to reserve your seat or call the Office of Academic Affairs at (951) 827-7687 for more information.

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General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

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