Education and Teaching Resources
Avoiding Gender Bias in Reference Writing
Got a great student? Planning to write a super letter of reference? Don’t fall into these common traps based on unconscious gender bias.
Avoiding Racial Bias in Letter of Reference Writing
Got a great student or junior scholar who is a person of color (POC)? Planning to write a super letter of reference? Don’t fall into these common traps rooted in unconscious bias.
Best Practices for Reading and Writing Letters of Recommendation
A letter of recommendation for an academic position or promotion provides an overall assessment of the candidate’s potential to excel in the new position: the professional promise and evidence to support that assessment.
UC Davis Academic Technology Services does everything from providing instructional technology in the classroom to collaborating with faculty on multimedia presentations to mentoring and training educators to help them meet the educational, research, and public service needs of the university.
The Center for Educational Effectiveness promotes excellence in undergraduate education at UC Davis. We collaborate with faculty, graduate students, and instructors to implement evidence-based instructional practices and develop and explore innovative solutions that enhance learner-centered instruction.
Canvas is the learning management system software application that provides the infrastructure for course management, delivery, and administration at UC Davis. Canvas services and security are well supported.
Under one roof, the Center for Health and Technology at UC Davis Health provides medical and nursing students, physicians and many others with exceptional training, education and research opportunities. Throughout the entire facility are video-conferencing capabilities and novel design elements specifically built for technology-enabled learning and health care.
The Center for Virtual Care at UC Davis Health is a state of the art facility showcasing a Trauma Bay, OR, inpatient unit, 6 bay simulation area, standardized patient exam rooms, debrief rooms, conference room, student carrels and equipment repair area. We are proud to be able to offer the latest educational simulators and task trainers to integrate into your curriculum.
The Health Sciences Libraries provides popular health sciences databases, key subject guides, research help and library services. The UC Davis Health Sciences Libraries includes the Carlson Health Sciences Library in Davis, California, and the Blaisdell Medical Library in Sacramento, California.
The Office of Student Learning and Educational Resources (OSLER) is a comprehensive academic support unit created to promote a culture of academic excellence at UC Davis School of Medicine.
From the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, this series of learning vignettes was designed to address important topics for faculty educators in Medicine. Topics include: Setting expectations, Giving Feedback, Teaching Procedures, Improving the Learning Climate and Enhancing Evaluations. Each video is five minutes and is deigned as a primer on teaching techniques that will lead to continued success as an educator.