Events » Design for Active Learning: How to Maximize Student Engagement and Retention

Design for Active Learning: How to Maximize Student Engagement and Retention

When: 
Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Where: 

Ross Hall, Conference Room 402

Facilitators/Titles/Organization: 

Ellen Goldman, Associate Professor of Human & Organization Learning and Clinical Research & Leadership

Tracy Thompson, Instructional Designer for the Revised Medical Curriculum

 

Focus of the Workshop:

This interactive workshop will enable participants to redesign one of their teaching sessions to incorporate effective learner-centered active learning, including selecting the most appropriate teaching strategies to maximize student engagement, and appeal to different learning styles.  Please come having identified in advance the session that you currently teach that you would like to redesign.  There is a small amount of preparatory reading that will be sent as soon as you register for the session.

 

Learning Objectives:

By the end of this workshop, attendees will be able to:

 

  1. Identify the major components of effective learner-centered instructional design
  2. Select appropriate active learning techniques to meet the learning objectives of their teaching session.
  3. Reformulate a traditional teaching session with strategies for active engagement

 

Accreditation

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing education for physicians.

 

CME Credit

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences designate this continuing medical education activity for 1 credit in Category 1 of the Physicians'