Workshops

Have you heard of a new service or educational technology that you think could have a positive impact on Medical Education?

Upon request, Technology Enhanced Educaton (TEE) offers short sessions to School of Medicine faculty, staff and students. We’ll focus on what’s new in our recently-launched Bridges Curriculum, from a technology and pedagogy perspective. Email Christian Burke at: [email protected]

Powering Up Your Presentation: Effective Use of Images

eyeballEver needed an image but weren’t able to find the right one? Ever wondered how other people make their presentations looks so good? Need tips for adjusting and editing images quickly? In this workshop “Powering Up Your Presentations: Effective Use of Images” we’ve got solutions, answers, and tips to make working with images easier and more effective.

Objective: By the end of this workshop you’ll be able to locate image resources, you’ll know which tools to use to edit and crop images, and you’ll have a better idea how to effectively use images in your presentations.

Date: TBD.
To sign up: contact [email protected]

Online Learning: Engaging the Learner with Poll Everywhere

Poll everywhereThis robust web-based Audience Response System replaces expensive ARS hardware (such as 'clickers') with standard web technology and hardware that students already have. Students participate using their laptop, tablet or mobile device.

Objective: You will learn how Poll Everywhere works, review poll types you can create, set up your account, and see some examples of how faculty are using this in the classroom.

To request a workshop: contact iRocket helpdesk at [email protected]
For More Information: get ideas on how to use it and ways to create impact in the classroom.

Online Learning: Screen Lessons 101

screencastsHave you ever wanted to create a flipped learning experience for your course? Learn how to create "Screen Lessons" – also known as screencasts – which are created on your computer and intended for online viewing by students.

Objective: introduction to basic pedagogical and technical principles in creating screencasts; identify a software tool that will work best for you.

To request a workshop: contact iRocket helpdesk at [email protected]
For More Information: review our Screen Lessons 101 page.
 

Workshop "Visuals" Series

This 6-part series ran in Fall 2016. Instructional designers in Technology Enhanced Education shared visual communication tips you need to know to improve your lectures and presentations. Participants gained practical, useful, and immediately deployable skills that reinforce your teaching. Participants were able to make quick and lasting improvements to your lectures and presentations to improve student learning.

Each one-hour active-learning workshop included hands-on demos. Workshop summaries below.

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 [email protected]

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 [email protected]

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 [email protected]

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, 2016 and has now passed. The workshop materials are available here.
For More Info: contact [email protected]

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 [email protected]

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 [email protected]