Office of Medical Education

Farewell Reception for Dr. Hugh Stoddard

Thursday, January 3, 2013 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Linder Reading Room in the Sorrell Center Dr. Stoddard has accepted a position at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia.  His last day with UNMC will be January 4, 2013.

Dr. Stoddard Accepts Position at Emory University

The Dean’s Business Office regrets to announce that Hugh Stoddard, M.Ed., Ph.D., will leave UNMC in early January.  He and his family will relocate to Atlanta, Georgia, where he’ll join the College of Medicine at Emory University as the Assistant Dean for Medical Education.  He’ll focus on educational research in his new role. Dr. Stoddard currently serves UNMC as the Assistant Dean for Medical Education and Director of the Curriculum and Educational Research Office.  He has played an active role in overseeing the undergraduate medical… Continue Reading

Blackboard Question Types: Hot Spot

Most faculty members are familiar with using multiple choice questions in computer-based exams via Blackboard.  Blackboard offers a variety of question formats in addition to traditional question formats.  In the coming months, we’ll feature some of the less-common question types Blackboard makes available to you. Hot Spot A Hot Spot question asks the test-taker to click on an area of a graphic image.  The instructor provides a prompt and the image file before identifying coordinates in that image that are considered correct. Advantages: allows instructors… Continue Reading