Bulletin of Dental Education

Final Call for the 2011 ADEA/AAL Institute for Teaching and Learning

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“This program was excellent. Every dental school dean should send all new faculty to this training.” James Sarbinoff, D.D.S., Indiana University School of Dentistry

“This program has opened the door on so many possibilities for teaching and career advancement. Wish I had this a long time ago!” Helena Perez, D.D.S., University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry

"This should be required for EVERY full- or part-time faculty member! I came back right away being able to use the info." Lance Kisby, D.M.D., Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and Temple University School of Dental Medicine

These are just a few of the scores of testimonials from alumni of the American Dental Education Association/Academy for Academic Leadership Institute for Teaching and Learning (ADEA/AAL ITL). The ADEA/AAL ITL is designed for new and junior educators, private practice dentists transitioning to academic careers, and more senior faculty who want to get reenergized with the latest teaching and learning strategies for the classroom and the clinic. The mission of the ADEA/AAL ITL is to help you succeed in academic dentistry.

You will earn 50 CEUs, build a network of colleagues from across the United States and Canada, and add to your portfolio as you discuss a wide range of topics, including:

  • academic career planning
  • teaching best practices for the clinic and classroom
  • course planning and instruction design
  • personality and learning styles
  • assessments and evaluation of students' performance
  • working productively with challenging students
  • research, grant-writing, and publication

The ADEA/AAL ITL is a 6.5-day, two-phase program held August 18-21 and October 21-23 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Friday Center for Continuing Education. Registrations will be accepted until August 5.

To learn more about the program and register for the ADEA/AAL ITL, go to www.academicleaders.org/itl. For questions and group discount information, contact AAL Managing Director George Weinstein at gweinstein@academicleaders.org or 404-350-2098.

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