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Faculty Development Seminar: Active Learning and the Flipped Classroom

The UTHSC College of Medicine and the Office of Academic, Faculty and
Student Affairs will be hosting a two-day seminar led by Deirdre
Bonnycastle from the University of Saskatchewan College of Medicine. Ms.
Bonnycastle has been involved in adult education and program
development for 42 years. In her former position as a faculty member in
the Extension Division, University of Saskatchewan, she researched the
effects of disabilities on participation in university programs and
worked extensively in the development of online credit courses. For the
last 10 years, she has been responsible for faculty development at both
the UGME and PGME level at the University of Saskatchewan College of
Medicine and regularly delivers faculty development seminars on topics
focusing on teaching in preclinical and clinical settings, incorporating
active learning, and strategies for flipping the classroom.

Ms. Bonnycastle summarizes the best practical information from the international literature in her popular blogs: Medical Education Blog (Teaching in Medicine) and Medical Education Canada

Sessions taking place during this two-day seminar will be interactive, will require group discussion/work, and will focus on:

  • Learning objectives (Creating student-centered learning objectives and creating assignments that align with learning objectives)

  • Creating an effective flipped learning environment (Using out of
    class time for teaching and how to use class time in a flipped

Please use the following links to register to attend:

Day 1 (June 25, 2014; 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM) - http://tinyurl.com/facultydevday1

Day 2 (June 26, 2014; 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM) - http://tinyurl.com/facultydevday2

Thu, June 26, 2014
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM

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