4–7 Sept Flipped classroom, active learning and more - Professor David Morton’s seminars in Kuopio

Professor David A. Morton will give the following lectures in Kuopio campus in September. The lectures are free of charge and open for all. Please register at http://doodle.com/poll/7wgthb57r36wsp7r. Program of the seminars

PREPARING IMPACTFUL EDUCATIONAL PRESENTATIONS: PRACTICAL SKILLS FOR CREATING PRE-CLASS CONTENT FOR THE FLIPPED CLASSROOM

Time: Monday 4 Sept at 9:00-11:00

Venue: SN203

Objectives: This workshop addresses the following: 1) The flipped classroom (FC) method as an approach to help students synthesize information and 2) Describes principles and practical skills in creating effective presentations (PowerPoint and videos presentations) for pre-class work in the FC.

PRACTICE MAKES PERMANENT – ENGAGING STUDENTS IN ACTIVE LEARNING TO HELP MAKE THINGS STICK

Time: Tuesday 5 Sept at 10:00-12:00 and 14:00-16:00

Venue: TT1037

Objectives: Summarize current evidence on active learning; Discuss principles of interacting with students in the classroom; Provide examples of exercises to promote active learning; Engage participant to discuss activities which could be applied to their particular teaching opportunities

BECOMING THE RIDDLER – PRINCIPLES IN WRITING EFFECTIVE MULTIPLE-CHOICE QUESTIONS

Time: Wednesday 6 Sept at 10:00-12:00

Venue: SN204

Objectives: Identify principles in creating effective MCQ’s; Analyze sample MCQ’s as being effective or less effective; Create MCQ’s using the principles learned during this workshop; Assess effectiveness of created questions

ANATOMY EDUCATION AT THE UNIVERSITY OF UTAH SCHOOL OF MEDICINE: EXCLUSIEVE STORIES BEHIND THE CURTAIN

Time: Thursday 7 Sept at 10:00-12:00

Venue: TTA

Objectives: Professor Morton is a newly outgoing Board Member for the American Association of Anatomists (AAA). Additionally, he serves as the Director of Anatomy, Vice-chair of Medical and Dental Education, and a member of the Curriculum Committee for the University of Utah School of Medicine (UUSOM). Professor Morton will address and highlight the fruitful combination of use of cadaver dissection, radiographic imaging, flipped classroom, team-based learning, and discipline integration in the UUSOM. He will also address the trends in anatomy education in the US and worldwide.

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