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Not Your Mama’s Journal Club – Strengthening Teachers’ Professional Identities Through Faculty Development

How do YOU characterize your professional identity as a faculty member and educator? What resources and mechanisms do you use to enrich yourself and nourish your role in academia? This NYMJC session will review and discuss this article from Academic Medicine from some of the best minds in faculty development in health professions education. Facilitated…

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Online Instruction: How Can Media Richness Theory and Social Presence Theory Help Me Improve?

Attrition rates are 10% to 20% higher in online courses than their face-to-face counterparts. While online course formats offer convenient methods of instruction, poor course development often leads to high attrition rates. This facilitated discussion explores how applying Media Richness Theory (MRT) and Social Presence Theory to online course design and instruction can aid overall…

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InteresTED: Let’s Use Video to Reinvent Education – Flipping the Classroom with Khan Academy

In this TED Talk, Salman Khan talks about how and why he created the remarkable Khan Academy. He shows the power of interactive exercises, and calls for teachers to consider flipping the traditional classroom script — give students video lectures to watch at home, and do “homework” in the classroom with the teacher available to…

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InteresTED: Want to improve your skills in the clinic? Go to the museum!

The literature has shown that looking at art can improve your observational skills in the clinic.  Visual educator, Amy Herman, shares an insightful talk about using art to enhance your powers of perception to find unapparent connection.  In this workshop, you will learn from an expert in art history about the evidence behind this phenomenon…

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Workshop: Converting Your PowerPoint Slide Deck to an E-Learning Course

This hands-on Lab Workshop follows the CAPE Session earlier in the week titled: Easily Converting Your PowerPoint Slide Deck to an E-Learning Course.  This in-person workshop is open to faculty and staff who have a current PowerPoint Presentation ready to convert to an E-Learning module, and would like hands-on assistance with the process.  All CAPE Lab…

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Easily Convert Your PowerPoint Slide Deck to an E-Learning Course

E-Learning course development can be as simple as taking an existing PowerPoint presentation and converting it into an E-learning module.  Use PowerPoint—a tool you already know—to create presentation‑based courses for any device, faster than ever. Articulate Presenter 360 lets you import and record audio, import and embed video, web objects, and interactive content to your…