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Medical Education
Technology Enhanced Education

Workshop Series: Harnessing the Power of Visual Imagery for Teaching and Learning

In this six-workshop series, instructional designers in Technology Enhanced Education share visual communication tips you need to know to improve your lectures and presentations. You will gain practical, useful, and immediately deployable skills that will reinforce your teaching. You will be able to make quick and lasting improvements to your lectures and presentations to improve student learning.

Each one-hour active-learning workshop includes hands-on demos. Bring a laptop so you can follow along. This workshop is open to faculty, staff, and students in the School of Medicine. If possible, RSVP to: iRocket@ucsf.edu.  

 

Workshop 1: “Wow!” Your Students: Six Tips for Finding Imagery to Illustrate Your Lectures

Ever needed an image but weren’t able to find the right one? In this workshop we will share the tips you need to find the best images for your lectures and presentations. You’ll leave with a wealth of image resources at your fingertips. Was part of the "Skill-Building Workshop Series: Harnessing the Power of Visual Imagery for Teaching and Learning".

Objective: By the end of this workshop you will be able to locate and download images for your lectures from a variety of image resources.

Date: this workshop was held August 31st, 2016, and has now passed. The workshop materials are available here.
For More Info: contact Megan O'Connor at iRocket@ucsf.edu

 

Workshop 2: Tips to Creating Compelling Imagery that Keeps Students Engaged

It’s easier than ever to crop, edit, resize, and label images. In this workshop we’ll show you easy ways to quickly transform and improve your images.  You’ll leave with practical knowledge that you can immediately put to use. Was part of the "Skill-Building Workshop Series: Harnessing the Power of Visual Imagery for Teaching and Learning".

Objective: By the end of this workshop you will be able to crop, edit, resize, and label images using widely available tools.

Date: this workshop was held September 14th, 2016, and has now passed. The workshop materials are available here.
For More Info: contact Megan O'Connor at iRocket@ucsf.edu

 

Workshop 3: Tips to Crafting Presentations Your Students Will Remember

Why should design matter to you? Because bad design can distract from your content or even make it inaccessible. In this workshop we’ll introduce a few essential principles of good design and show you practical ways to use them. Was part of the "Skill-Building Workshop Series: Harnessing the Power of Visual Imagery for Teaching and Learning".

Objective:  By the end of this workshop you will be able to apply basic design principles to your lecture and presentation materials.

Date: this workshop was held September 28th, 2016, and has now passed. The workshop materials are available here.
For More Info: contact Megan O'Connor at iRocket@ucsf.edu

 

Workshop 4: Six Tips for Making Your Presentations More Dynamic

Do you have a colleague who makes cool presentations with impressive videos or animations in her work? In this workshop we’ll show you some of the latest tools and tricks for making your presentations more dynamic with animation and video. Was part of the "Skill-Building Workshop Series: Harnessing the Power of Visual Imagery for Teaching and Learning".

Objective:  By the end of this workshop you will be able create basic videos and animations to help illustrate your lectures.

Date: this workshop was held October 12th and has now passed. The workshop materials are available here.
For More Info: contact Megan O'Connor at iRocket@ucsf.edu

 

Workshop 5: In the Clinic: Visual Communication and the Making of Extraordinary Doctors

Technology and digital media are changing how we learn and communicate in the clinic. In this workshop we’ll show you some of the latest tools for active and collaborative learning in the clinic and beyond. Was part of the "Skill-Building Workshop Series: Harnessing the Power of Visual Imagery for Teaching and Learning".

Objective: By the end of this workshop you will be able to recognize and discuss new tools being used for collaborative learning in the clinic.

Date: this workshop was held October 26th, 2016, and has now passed. The workshop materials are available here.
For More Info: contact Megan O'Connor at iRocket@ucsf.edu

 

Workshop 6: The Future is Here: Virtual Reality and Medical Education

If you haven’t tried VR yet, it’s time you do. In this workshop we’ll introduce you to the latest VR tools and show you how they are being used. You’ll also get to try it for yourself. We’re pretty sure you’ll leave a little awe-struck. Was part of the "Skill-Building Workshop Series: Harnessing the Power of Visual Imagery for Teaching and Learning".

Objective: By the end of this workshop you will be able to distinguish between and discuss different VR technologies and their potential uses.

Date: this workshop was held November 9th, 2016, and has now passed. The workshop materials are available here
For More Info: contact Megan O'Connor at iRocket@ucsf.edu

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