Center for Educational Excellence in Pharmacy
When students enroll in a course at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, they expect an exceptional learning experience. The Center for Educational Excellence in Pharmacy is devoted to helping faculty provide their students with high-quality learning opportunities by improving the practice, scholarship, and research in evidence-based education.
The center's services include:
- Individual consultation for faculty members or teaching assistants
- Learning and teaching workshops
Our goal is to facilitate Learning of students, trainees, and faculty; have instructors Exemplify the behaviors we want to develop in our trainees and Aspire to be excellent teachers. Finally, we want to Develop our students, trainees and instructors to reach their full potential.
CFE and CEEP Join Forces for 100+ Initiative
The Center for Faculty Excellence and the Center for Educational Excellence in Pharmacy will join forces to start a learning community on engaging large classes. This learning community is for instructors who are interested in meeting monthly with other Carolina faculty members to discuss their large course improvement efforts.
Persky presents at the International Lilly Conference
At the 2011 International Lilly Conference on College Teaching in Miami, OH, Center director Adam Persky presented "Applying the Science of Learning in Large Class: Use of Team-based Learning". The session focused on the science of learniing that supports TBL and how TBL works.
School presents at the Annual AACP meeting in San Antonio
Faculty and students from the School attended the 2011 national AACP meeting in San Antonio. The School had approximately 13 posters, 5 roundtable discussions and 6 symposium.
Center deliver workshop for the American Dental Hygeniest Association
In June, the Center completed a 3 hours workshop on evidence based teaching at the national meeting of the American Dental Hygeniest Association meeting in Nashville, TN. The workshop entailed discussion of the evidence of how we learn and how to apply that to the classroom and experiential setting.