Scholarship Showcase

This section showcases dental faculty, staff, and students' scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL), including publications, presentations, and grants. If you would like to have your scholarship featured on this page, please tell us about it via the form below.

Publications
Presentations
  • Tolarova, M., & Tolar, M. (2019). Using a web-based Jeopardy game to teach and assess residents. American Dental Education Association (ADEA) Conference.
  • Zeitlin, B. (2019). Four different ways of using concept maps in the Pharmacology course. American Dental Education Association (ADEA) Conference.
  • Radif, M.  (2019). Redesigning a clinical assessment rubric for dental hygiene students into an interactive electronic format. American Dental Education Association (ADEA) Conference.
  • Brady, M., iyer, P., Prasannakumar, P., & Bender. D. (2019). The backward design model applied in the redesign of the IDS curriculum.  American Dental Education Association (ADEA) Conference.
  • Woo, D. (2019). The flipped approach to Emergency Rotation Faculty Calibration. American Dental Education Association (ADEA) Conference.
  • Iyer, P (2019). EdPuzzle: Turing passive video watching into an active learning experience. American Dental Education Association (ADEA) Conference.
  • Ferreira, L, Fatahzadeh, M., & Zheng, M. (2019). Developing interactive online case-based lessons: A cross institutional collaboration. American Dental Education Association (ADEA) Conference.
  • Zheng, M., Bender, D., & Lyon, C. (2019). The Faculty Resources Page: A one-stop shop for dental faculty. American Dental Education Association (ADEA) Conference.
  • Wood, J. & Zheng, M. (2018). An innovative app to support active learning and student engagement in large size classrooms. American Dental Education Association (ADEA) Conference.
  • Thor, D. & Xiao, N. (2017). Evaluating a flipped classroom model in physiology.  American Dental Education Association (ADEA) Conference.
  • Fa, B. (2017). Beyond ordinary assessment: Using Canvas for video-based self-assessment.  American Dental Education Association (ADEA) Conference.
  • Zheng, M. & Bender, D. (2017). Digital badges to acknowledge and certify faculty professional development.  Educause ELI Annual Meeting; American Dental Education Association (ADEA) Conference.
  • Bender, D., Zheng, M., & Kulman, K. (2017). Outcomes of computer-based testing: Student acceptance and impact on their exam performance and learning. American Dental Education Association (ADEA) Conference.
  • Kulman, T., Zheng, M., & Bender, D. (2016). A case study of the implementation of computer-based testing with ExamSoft: Best practices and policies. American Dental Education Association (ADEA) Conference.
  • Zheng, M. (2016). Policies and current practices of distance learning in the U.S. and China. Online presentation delivered to medical faculty in China at the FAIMER (Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research) Distance Learning Workshop, GuangZhou, China.
  • Zheng, M., Bender, D., & Nader, N. (2015). Web 2.0 and mobile learning tools integration in pre-doctoral dental education. American Dental Education Association  (ADEA) Conference.
  • Spires, H., Zheng, M., & Bartlett, M. (2014). Digital gameplay: Effects on young adolescents' science content learning. American Education Research Association (AERA) Conference.
  • Zheng, M. (2014). The integration of an interactive web 2.0 tool in a blended course.  American Dental Education Association (ADEA) Conference.
  • Zheng, M., Bender, D., & Nadershahi, N. (2014). The science of learning applied faculty professional development. American Dental Education Association (ADEA) Conference.
Grants and fellowships
  • Radif, M. (2018), Using oral anesthesia mannequin to enhance student learning in sim-lab and clinical settings. Technology in Education Committee (TEC), University of the Pacific, $19,825. 
  • Zheng. M., interrante, M., Bender, D., & Lyon, C. (2017). Developing a dental education innovation lab at the dental school.  Technology in Education Committee, University of the Pacific, $11,000.
  • Bernadette Fa (2016). Designing and using cartoons in the local anesthesia course. Technology in Education Committee, University of the Pacific.
  • Zheng, M., Ferreira L, Surti B., Bender, D., et al. (2016). Designing student-centered online learning with SoftChalk. Technology in Education Committee, University of the Pacific, $16,500.
  • Zheng,M., Wood J., Thor D., Xiao, N., & Bender, D. (2016). Using iPad to promote active learning and classroom engagement. Technology in Education Committee, University of the Pacific, $5,400.
  • Zheng, M. (2016). Travel grant to attend Educause Annual Conference. Technology in Education Committee, University of the Pacific, $2,500.
  • Zheng, M. (2015). University Priority grant to support dental faculty to take a series of Educause ELI online courses on digital pedagogies. Provost's Office, University of the Pacific, $35,00.
  • Zheng, M., Bender, D., Young, A., & Mendez, M. (2013). Health sciences faculty development in emergent pedagogies for instructional innovation in the digital age.  CAPD grant, University of the Pacific, $3,500.