WHEA Educators Salon
Teaching, even in the best of times, requires skill in interpersonal communication, collaboration and adaptability. Improvisational theater requires the same expertise. Join us as a community of health professions educators to mingle (virtually) and play with those skills together.
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What is "Active Learning" and How Can I Do More of It?
Learn ways to enhance the lecture format and make your classroom teaching more effective. The presenters will define active learning and provide practical tips and examples of how these techniques have been incorporated into education programs.
Real Life Educational Research - If We Can Do It You Can Do It
Explore the process of educational research using the examples of work by the fellows in the Woodruff Health Educators Academy Educational Research Fellowship program. See how engaged educators can apply a scholarly approach to their efforts and create knowledge that can be shared with others to improve their educational efforts as well.
A Humorous Approach to Education
Lew Lefton, PhD
Does humor help support learning? Can improv comedy make you a better communicator? How many educators does it take to change a light bulb? We invite you to join us for a unique, fun, and interactive gathering where you’ll have an opportunity to play, think, and learn about various approaches to the use of humor in education.
Enjoy light refreshment and networking as we listen to innovative and entertaining educator Lew Lefton, PhD, Co-Founder, Applied Humor Associates.