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Educator Resources during COVID-19 Curriculum Changes

The OUME has curriculum updates due to the COVID-19 outbreak (UMMS password protected). Click here to see the Faculty Resources with tips on using Zoom, teaching online, library remote resources, and exam information.

Teaching Opportunities for UMMS Faculty

The Office of Educational Affairs and the OUME provide opportunites for you to apply your knowlege and skills to interact with students, teach, and mentor in the SOM courses and educational programs. Review this presentation.

Access Teaching Reources

Access Teaching Resources

Click on the button above to access self-selected educational modules and resources to increase your teaching and learning effectiveness. These resources are available to educators who teach UMMS students. Please contact Gail March Cohen for the login and password.

Zoom Tutorials

For those who are new to running Zoom remote sessions, click here for the IT Zoom page with information about accessing Zoom and links to Zoom tutorials. 

How to Use Top Hat

Click here to learn more about incorporating Top Hat into your next in-person on remote teaching sessions.

Articles and Educational Links

These Articles and Educational Links provide faculty with information designed to support their course design and delivery. The list includes topic areas (such as discussion groups and active learning) followed by resources (such as websites providing images related to medical education and a medical glossary).

Copyright Information

Respect for the intellectual property of others is a cornerstone of academic integrity. Copyright law gives copyright owners the exclusive rights to reproduce, distribute copies, create derivative works, perform publicly, and display publicly their original works. These exclusive rights are protected for a “limited period of time” in order to encourage further progress in science and the useful arts. For more information visit the Lamar Soutter Library Copyright Resource.

Humanities in Medicine Annotated Bibliography

This thematically organized, annotated collection of short stories, poems and essays from the perspectives of doctors, nurses, students, and patients was created by UMass students and faculty as a medical humanities resource to be used by faculty and students who are seeing patients, teaching or studying the featured topics: Medical Humanities at your Finger Tips

Student Perspectives on Effective Teaching

The documents available on this webpage have been created to provide course directors, lecturing faculty and small group facilitators with clear, vibrant, concrete student perspectives on effective practices for conducting courses, lectures, and small groups.


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