Office of Faculty Development Teaching. Scholarship. Engagement. Advocating for the professional development of faculty at every stage of their academic careers. Events Programs & Events Oct 2 Oct 2 12:00PM Game Based Learning for UndergraduatesGame-based learning is a pedagogy that uses games and game thinking to engage and motivate students and promote learning, teamwork, and problem-solving. An exemplar game used to promote learning about social determinants of health in one honors course will be shared. Strengths and weaknesses of this type of pedagogy as well as outcomes in undergraduate students on behavioral, cognitive, and affective domains will be discussed. Claire T. Carney Library, Office of Faculty Development Edit this content About the OFD Learn more about our mission and vision for faculty success at UMassD. New Faculty Institute Mentoring new faculty and providing support for successful teaching and research. Programs & Events Discover the OFD’s interdisciplinary workshops, conferences, reading groups, and ongoing programming devoted to teaching and scholarship. Grants, Fellowships, and Other Opportunities Support for teaching innovation, scholarly publications and presentations, and creative work. Resources for Scholarship and Professional Activities Access materials related to scholarly research, writing, publication, and creative work. Resources for Teaching & Learning Access materials related to pedagogy, course design and development, and assessment across modalities.