Core Teaching Skills

What it is: Core Teaching Skills Workshops are 1 hour sessions for faculty to develop basic skills in a variety of areas.

Who it is for: These sessions target everyone at ucsf who teaches or supervises learners, regardless of their academic background or interest.

What to expect:  These sessions are typically 1 hour, virtually using zoom, and dates will be added on an ongoing basis so check back frequently. CME credit available. 

How to register: 

  1. View workshops and available times described below and click Register.
  2. Click Enroll me button to enter your MyAccess credentials if you are not already logged in to MyAccess.
  3. Once Enrolled, choose an available date to complete registration. 
Fundamentals of Anti-oppressive and Anti-racist Education

In this 1-hr session we will discuss foundational concepts underpinning anti-oppressive and anti-racist education practices, and provide participants with some initial tools to apply a trauma-informed lens to their own teaching.

Upcoming Dates:
Fri, Jun 14, 2024 - 12pm- 1pm | Zoom
Fri, Oct 11, 2024 - 12pm- 1pm | Zoom
Fri, Dec 13, 2024 - 12pm- 1pm | Zoom
Wed, Jan 8, 2025 - 12pm- 1pm | Zoom

 

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In-the-moment Feedback 

In this skill-oriented session, participants will learn the principles of growth-mindset focused feedback, and practice application of a simple framework for feedback discussions with learners in every-day education encounters.  

Upcoming Dates

Fri, Oct 11, 2024 - 12pm- 1pm | Zoom
Fri, Dec 13, 2024 - 12pm- 1pm | Zoom
Thu, Jan 9, 2025 - 12pm- 1pm | Zoom
Fri, Feb 14, 2025 - 12pm- 1pm | Zoom
Fri, Apr 11, 2025 - 12pm- 1pm | Zoom

 

Large Group Teaching

The workshop will cover how to organize and deliver a clear lecture with an effective introduction and conclusion, concrete learning objectives, and techniques to equitably and inclusively engage all learners. Attendees will apply the skills learned in the workshop to their own examples of large group teaching and receive actionable feedback. 

Upcoming Dates:

Thu, Sep 12, 2024 - 12pm- 1pm | Zoom
Fri, Dec 13, 2024 - 12pm- 1pm | Zoom
Wed, Mar 12, 2025 - 12pm- 1pm | Zoom
Wed, May 14, 2025 - 12pm- 1pm | Zoom

 

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Microaggressions in the Learning Environment 

This practical workshop will focus on recognizing bias and microaggressions in learning environments, and introduce participants to basic skills to mitigate microaggressions when they occur. 

Upcoming Dates:

Fri, Oct 11, 2024 - 12pm- 1pm | Zoom
Fri, Dec 13, 2024 - 12pm- 1pm | Zoom
Fri, Feb 14, 2025 - 12pm- 1pm | Zoom
Wed, Mar 12, 2025 - 12pm- 1pm | Zoom
Fri, Apr 11, 2025 - 12pm- 1pm | Zoom
Fri, Jun 13, 2025 - 12pm- 1pm | Zoom

 

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Facilitating with Flair: Small Group Teaching to Support Effective Individual & Group Learning

This session targets all faculty who facilitate learners of any level of training. Participants will learn the basic principles of effective small group facilitation, including strategies to create an inclusive learning environment in small groups.  

Upcoming Dates:

Wed, Nov 13, 2024 - 12pm- 1pm | Zoom
Wed, Jan 8, 2025 - 12pm- 1pm | Zoom
Fri, Feb 14, 2025 - 12pm- 1pm | Zoom
Fri, Apr 11, 2025- 12pm- 1pm | Zoom

 

Writing Evaluations

This session aims to provide participants with basic skills required to write evaluations grounded in growth mindset principles, with attention to how biased language can creep in.

Upcoming Dates:

Fri, Oct 11, 2024 - 12pm - 1pm | Zoom