Workshops

Current and Upcoming Workshops

Faculty Learning icon 5 These workshops provide an opportunity for faculty to engage and advance knowledge and skills in teaching and learning. All workshops are free and open to HCOM faculty and staff. Those interested in participating in the following worshops can contact us!

If you do not see a workshop on a topic you're interested in contact us to suggest a topic!

 

Team-Based Learning 101

Faculty Learning icon 6 Brief Description: This workshop is designed to introduce participants to the basics of Team-Based Learning.
Target Audience: Anyone interested in learning more about Team-Based Learning.
Prerequisite(s): None
Key Objectives:
At the end of this workshop, the participants will be able to:

  • Describe their workshop experience, including team formation, the Readiness Assurance Process, and application activities ('4 S' Framework).
  • Identify how to use the four essential elements of Team-Based Learning.
  • Describe how to take next steps and learn more about Team-Based Learning.

The entire workshop will be conducted in TBL format including team formation, the readiness assurance process, and application activities.

Facilitator: Briju Thankachan Ph.D.
Instructional Stategy: TBL

Writing Effective Learning Objectives

Faculty Learning icon 7 Brief Description: This workshop is designed to introduce participants to the basics of writing learning objectives using Bloom's Taxonomy.
Target Audience: Anyone interested in learning more about writing Learning Objectives.
Prerequisite(s): None
Key Objective(s):
At the end of this workshop, the participants will be able to:

  • Describe the importance of 'Objectives' in an instruction.
  • Use topic and procedural analysis to identify facts, concepts, principles, rules, and steps in a learning task.
  • Write objectives using Blooms Taxonomy.

Facilitator: Briju Thankachan, Ph.D.
Instructional Strategy: TBL

Introduction to Instructional Strategies

Faculty Learning icon 8 Brief Description: This workshop is designed to introduce participants to the basics of instructional strategies to teach a fact, a concept, a rule, a procedure, interpersonal skill, or an attitude.
Target Audience: Anyone interested in learning more about active learning instructional strategies.
Prerequisite(s): Complete OFLDS workshop on "Writing Effective Learning Objectives".
Key Objectives(s):
At the end of this workshop, the participants will be able to:

  • Describe the goal of an instructional strategy.
  • Explain 'initial presentation' and 'generative strategy'.
  • Use instructional strategies for teaching a fact, a concept, a rule, a procedure, interpersonal skill, or an attitude.

Facilitator: Briju Thankachan Ph.D.
Instructional Strategy: TBL

Assessments/Evaluations

Faculty Learning icon 9 Brief Description: This workshop is designed to introduce participants to the basics of different types of assessments / evaluations.
Target Audience: Anyone interested in learning more about assessments/evaluations.
Prerequisite(s): Complete OFLDS workshop on "Writing Effective Learning Objectives".
Key Objectives(s)
At the end of this workshop, the participants will be able to:

  • Describe the purpose of Evaluation/Assessment.
  • Distinguish 'Formative', 'Summative' and 'Confirmative' assessment.
  • Explain how to judge achievement using 'Relative' and 'Absolute' standards.
  • Write good test questions in Bloom's higher levels (analysis, synthesis and evaluation).

Facilitator: Briju Thankachan Ph.D.
Instrctional Strategy: TBL

Past Workshops

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Last Updated: 10/01/18