Educational Support & Development
Our mission is to assist the College of Medicine in achieving high standards of teaching and learning through the provision of client-centered support and resources.
Upcoming Workshops in Saskatoon
Learner-Centered Assessment Workshop Series:
You can attend one or any number of the 6 Learner-Centered Assessment Workshops. All take place in the Health Sciences Building, U of S:
Video-conferencing Available upon Request for Regina, Swift Current, Prince Albert
June 6th: Learner-Centered: Why Should We Change? 10 – Noon; B305.
June 14th: Learner-Centered Teaching and Assessment 101: Fundamentals. 10 – Noon; B525.
June 20th: Optimize Learning with Optimal Objectives. 10 – Noon; B305.
June 28th: Effective Feedback through Rubrics. 10 – Noon; B525.
July 4th: Ill-Defined Problems: Don’t Be Afraid. 10 – Noon; B305.
July 12th: Portfolios for Reflection: Maximizing Student Learning. 1 – 3 PM; B305.
This program has been accredited by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Saskatchewan chapter for up to 12 Mainpro-M1 credits.
The following 6 workshops based on the book How Learning Works - 7 research-based principles for smart teaching will be offered this summer
July 24, 2012 1:00 – 4:00PM How does student’s prior knowledge affect their learning? B525
Aug 2, 2012 1:00 – 4:00PM How does the way students organize knowledge affect their learning? B525
Aug 7, 2012 1:00 – 4:00PM What factors motivate students to learn? B525
Aug 16, 2012 1:00 – 4:00PM How do students develop mastery? 4009/RUH
Sept 4, 2012 1:00 – 4:00PM What kinds of practice and feedback enhance learning B525
Sept 13, 2012 1:00 – 4:00PM How do students become self-directed learners B525
Please contact D.firstname.lastname@example.org in order to register
TIPS for Faculty; Dates in 2012:
April 4th & 10th.
July 12th & 19th.
November 8th & 15th
Please see our workshops page for contact information and a complete list of available sessions.
Research and Consultation
ES&D personnel are trained in program evaluation, research design, and instrument development. We can assist you with research in medical education in the following areas:
Statistical Analysis and Interpretation
Medical Education Research
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