Facilitator Development Series 7

As competency-based education expands across the health professions the methods we use in the classroom also expand in order to promote active learning both inside and outside of the classroom. While we develop new learner skills through a competency-based approach we must also develop new faculty skills to meet the expanding needs for our students…

Developing Virtual Standardized Patients for Health Sciences Education using Natural Language Dialogue Systems

This presentation will summarize our work on creating conversational virtual standardized patients for medical education. Our Virtual Standardized Patients are avatar representations of human patients which are controlled by artificial intelligence software. Students can converse using natural language, practice their history taking skills and receive immediate feedback on their interaction. Students can interview the Virtual…

Filling the Gaps: Using Peer Feedback to Improve Student Learning

While instructor feed is always beneficial, hearing feedback from students can help students improve their learning and performance. Using different modes of instruction and assessments can provide different ways students can interact with their peers while offering feedback. Learning Objectives: List the different assessment tools for peer feedback Explain how peer feedback can affect student…

How Deep is the Digital Ocean: The deep Web and How it Impacts You

In this workshop, we will discuss the differences between the surface web, the deep web, and the dark web. Examples of each will be given and attendees will learn what deep web resources they are able to access from the Pumerantz Library. PRESENTER: Rudy R. Barreras | Assessment and Public Relations Librarian RECORDING:

Facilitator Development Series 6

As competency-based education expands across the health professions the methods we use in the classroom also expand in order to promote active learning both inside and outside of the classroom. While we develop new learner skills through a competency-based approach we must also develop new faculty skills to meet the expanding needs for our students…

Getting Started with Quality Matters

Quality Matters began with a small group of Maryland colleagues who were trying to solve a common problem among institutions: how do we measure and guarantee the quality of a course? This question became important because many institutions were trying to create a system where they could share available seats in their online courses with other institutions. Because of this,…

Connecting Educational Concepts with Mind Mapping Techniques

Mind mapping is a technique used to visually outline information. By using words, pictures and diagrams, mind mapping can help professors teach connections in course material, as well as help students study. The main concept, or idea, is at the center of the mind map. From the nucleus-center, themes associated with the main concept branch…

Creating Visual Content Designs Customized to Your Needs Using Canva

“Canva is a graphic design platform, used to create social media graphics, presentations, posters, documents and other visual content.” The course will discuss how to use Canva and will show examples of visual content that can be created using the platform and in addition interactions and discussions on creating customs content. PRESENTER: Tiffany Witherspoon | Director…

Addressing the Gap, Advancing the Knowledge: Guidance for the Abstract Reviewer

Although guidance exists for writing abstracts, much less information is available on reviewing abstracts and what constitutes an appropriate review. This presentation provides an overview of the role of an abstract reviewer and information potential reviewers can use to improve the quality of their reviews. PRESENTER: Gwen Orozco PhD (c) MSN, RNC | Assistant Professor,…

The Emerging Science of Citations: What Authors Should Know

Citations in peer-reviewed manuscripts have a legacy that conveys the writer gave proper attribution to owners of ideas or concepts.  Advances in technology has brought forth additional dimensions on the importance of citations.  Through this presentation, participants will learn about the emergence of citation errors and the impact citations errors have on authors and journals. …