WHEA Educators Salon

Spring 2022

In this session, participants will learn about Gagne's Nine Events of Instruction and how this process can be applied to support learning for a range of learners in various contexts and health professions. Example applications will be shared by recent WHEA Teaching Fellowship graduates.

 

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Fall 2021

In this session, participants learn about professional identity formation: what it is and why it is important for health professions educators to consider as they support the growth of their learners. 

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Summer 2021

Transforming content using whiteboard technology can help students who are visual and kinesthetic learners to better grasp material. In this session, Dr. Stec will help faculty learn how to effectively whiteboard as a mechanism for differentiated instruction and alternative assessment. We will start with several examples of whiteboarding and help ideate around how faculty can integrate this strategy into their courses.  Dr. Stec will provide tips and tools for getting started with whiteboarding and give faculty the opportunity to create their own presentations.  Faculty should come prepared with their devices to get the most from this exploration in creativity for the classroom.

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Spring 2021

In this session, Dr. Stec will describe what equity looks like in higher education classrooms. Understanding how, through the pedagogical concepts of alternative assessment and differentiated instruction, faculty can improve the retention of didactic and clinical learning. We will explore several examples of how to innovate teaching focusing on digital whiteboarding, virtual workbooks, and student created content. As an Apple Distinguished Educator and faculty member deeply committed to ensuring student success. Dr. Stec hopes to provide each participant with a different way to see their classroom and the opportunities it holds for learning.

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Winter 2021

In this session, participants will learn strategies related to the facilitation of virtual clinical simulation with a focus on pre-brief and debrief.

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Winter 2021

In this session participants learn how to use Twitter as an educational tool to extend their reach in the medical education community, with a focus on the art of crafting effective Twitter tutorials (terms "tweetorials").


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Summer 2020

In this session participants learn how to develop a sense of community during a Zoom session and how to harness various Zoom tools to promote learner engagement.

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Link to article referenced during the talk:

Englander, Robert MD, MPH; Holmboe, Eric MD; Batalden, Paul MD; Caron, Rosemary M. PhD, MPH; Durham, Carol F. EdD, RN; Foster, Tina MD; Ogrinc, Greg MD; Ercan-Fang, Nacide MD; Batalden, Maren MD, MPH (2020), Coproducing Health Professions Education: A Prerequisite to Coproducing Health Care Services?, Academic Medicine, DOI: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000003137


 

Summer 2020

In this session participants learn the simple yet powerful technique of Visual Thinking Strategies. VTS is a facilitation tool for engaging learners in close looking at works of art to enhance their observational skills and promote reflection and well-being.

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Spring 2020

In this session participants learn the simple yet powerful technique of writing and debriefing 55 word stories.  These small pieces of narrative medicine can prompt reflection -- both personally and with your students.

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Spring 2020

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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Winter 2020

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.

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Fall 2019

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.

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Spring 2019

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.

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