Samantha Spencer Receives 2018 Frederick P. Siegel Innovative Teaching Award
The UIC College of Pharmacy is pleased to announce that Samantha Spencer, Clinical Assistant Professor, has received the 2018 Frederick P. Siegel Innovative Teaching Award. The award recognizes faculty who have developed an innovative teaching or learning strategy. Dr. Spencer was selected for her incorporation team-based and group activities, coupled with independent, self-paced learning, in teaching drug information. Her approach was considered both innovative and consistent with ACPE standards to use teaching/learning methods to actively engage learners, foster collaborative learning, and promote student responsibility for self-directed learning. Additionally, the teaching techniques employed were based on learning theory, and she was able to demonstrate benefits to the new course design using evidence. Congratulations, Samantha Spencer.