Strategic Direction 1 – Objective 5

Strategic Direction 1: Develop and implement a Doctor of Pharmacy educational program in which student pharmacists  across campuses commit to rigorous opportunities for professional differentiation and interprofessional education while in the program, and excel in their chosen career pathways after graduation.

Strategic Direction 1: Develop and implement a Doctor of Pharmacy educational program in which student pharmacists across campuses commit to rigorous opportunities for professional differentiation and interprofessional education while in the program, and excel in their chosen career pathways after graduation.

Curricular Transformation

By September 2016, support, escalate and enhance efforts to transform professional Pharm.D. degree coursework (elective and required to focus on active learning engagement, on student accountability for their own learning, on flexibility in offerings (e.g., online, asynchronous, hybrid, semester and partial-semester courses), and on enhanced use of appropriate technology to support student learning.

Accountable: senior associate dean for academic affairs.

New Resources Needed: physical (large multi-functional rooms), technology (software, hardware), personnel (user training and support).

 


Flipped Class

The flipped classroom requires students to complete assigned readings drawn from textbooks and other scholarly works prior to class. Instead of a traditional lecture format, class is devoted to practical application of the information in exercises that might traditionally be assigned as homework.

Indicators

  1. Faculty interested in transforming their courses are identified and provided with the physical, financial, technological and personnel resources to do so.