Education Technology

Latest Blog Post:

Faculty Engaging Students in New Ways

Research suggests when students are sitting in a traditional lecture their attention span is focused for only 15 minutes (Prince, 2004) and then they can become bored.  “Students can read and learn information on their own, but they need instructors to act as coaches and mentors to stimulate and challenge their thinking, guide them in solving problems and encourage their learning and application of the material”. (McLaughlin. 2014) TUSDM faculty members are using a new online assessment tool to integrate active learning strategies into their large lecture classes to increase engagement and improve learning outcomes. Following is a brief description of one such strategy:

more »

Med Ed Portal

Submit Your Work for Publication

Tufts University School of Dental Medicine strongly encourages faculty to publish their work and Med Ed Portal provides an avenue to do this. Faculty can also browse peer reviewed manuscripts to learn about the latest research in their field. Membership is free.

Course Technology Tools

Tufts hosts a variety of technology tools to use in course implementation. These tools are all supported by staff and designed and developed by TUSK and ESTS. Click on any of the Ed Tech Links in the right hand sidebar or contact Jennipher Murphy  to get started