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The Center for Faculty Excellence offers the following workshops for department meetings, grand rounds or retreats:

  • Teaching on the Fly: Teaching strategies that promote powerful case-based learning experiences when time is limited
  • Shaping Learning on Your Service or Shift: Teaching strategies to enhance learning across the entire service/shift and in between
  • Feedback that Sticks: Techniques for giving feedback and helping those receiving it
  • Being a Good Reflector & Encouraging Reflection in Others: Strategies for motivating, developing and assessing reflection
  • Promoting Learning in Small Groups: Techniques for effectively facilitating and maximizing learning in small groups
  • Designing Effective Didactics: Instructional design strategies to maximize learning and retention of lectures and small group sessions
  • Effective Mentoring: Strategies for cultivating an effective mentor-mentee relationship
  • Detecting and Addressing Learning Difficulties: Strategies for identifying learning issues and remediating learners having difficulty
  • Maximizing Case-Based Learning: Strategies for effectively using cases to foster learning
  • Deliberate Direct Observation & Assessment: Minimizing barriers and maximizing assessment reliability
  • Creating an Environment of Psychological Safety: Strategies for fostering a climate in which people are comfortable expressing themselves and sharing concerns

To schedule a workshop, please contact Tracy Blanchard at or 202-994-4034

Technology Workshops

Educational Technology workshops are also available or department meetings, grand rounds or retreats.  Topics include, but are not limited to:

  • PollEverywhere (Audience quizzing and polling)
  • Doceri (Drawing on Slides from your iPad while Presenting)
  • Web Conferencing Tools (Blackboard Collaborate, WebEx)
  • Recording and Editing Online Modules

To schedule a technology workshop, please contact Tracy Blanchard.