Searching for Normal

So much has changed in Higher Education since the start of the pandemic. What conveniences have you enjoyed? What have been some of the challenges? Will we reevaluate what’s important to us? Will the progress we’ve made during this time be undone? What is “normal”?  Is “normal” even normal anymore? Based on the article, Let’s Not Return to…

Facilitator Development Series #3

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…

InterestTED – The Surprising Habits of Original Thinkers

How do creative people come up with great ideas? Organizational psychologist, Adam Grant, studies “originals”: thinkers who dream up new ideas and take action to put them into the world. In this talk, learn three unexpected habits of originals – including embracing  failure. Learning objectives: Identify main habits of “original” thinkers Discuss & share examples…

Tips for Planning and Designing Learning Events

Planning a lesson can be tedious and confusing when you don’t have a framework for lesson structure in place. In this session, participants will be given tips for lesson planning and designing learning events. There are many methods to lesson planning and this session will review examples of some innovative and well-known approaches to lesson design. Session Objectives:  Introduce lesson design structure and concepts of chunking  Describe…

7 Things You Should Know About Adaptive Learning

Adaptive learning is one technique for providing personalized learning, which aims to provide efficient, effective, and customized learning paths to engage each student. This session is based on The 7 Things You Should Know About… series from the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) which provides a quick and concise overview of a single topic for time-pressed…

Facilitator Series #2

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…

Creating Immersive Experiences Using 360° Technology

In today’s age of educational tools and resources, instructors have a myriad of tools to choose from. Leveraging any one of these to ensure student success can be daunting. 360° technology, has the potential of impacting student outcomes in a rich way without necessarily relying on specialized gear. The benefits of immersive learning include: creating…

Mayer’s Multimedia Learning Theory

This session will cover Mayer’s 12 Principles of Multimedia Learning and how they related to creating engaging and effective presentations. These principles can also be used not just in PowerPoint presentations, but eLearning modules and online lessons. Learning Objectives: List and describe the 12 Principles Explain how the principles relate to online learning Explain how the principles…