A Faculty-Led Webinar on Remote Instruction in Medicine

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This webinar is part one of a two-part series. 

As many medical, graduate nursing, and physician assistant programs are transitioning to remote instruction, knowing how to effectively engage students online is paramount. We welcome you to register for A Faculty-Led Webinar on Remote Instruction in Medicine, which will offer tips and tools to empower faculty success and student engagement.

In this webinar, Dr. Melanie Allison, with McGraw Hill and faculty member at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, helps you transition from emergency online teaching to high-quality, student-centered online instruction practices. These small changes can have a big impact on student satisfaction and learning outcomes. In this webinar, we cover the seven topics listed below:

  • Clear learning goals & expectations
  • Frequent communication including communication tools available, feedback and online office hours
  • Icebreakers at the beginning of each class
  • Make it Social – video or audio discussion boards, engaged reading, and establishing new rubrics for online assignments
  • Modular content, microlearning and chunking
  • Short Assessments – Classroom response systems and quizzes
  • Encourage Self-care (for faculty and students)

Click here to register to view the recording. 

Dana Thimons, MLIS, MS (she, her, hers)

Manager, Customer Success (formerly User Services), McGraw Hill

Dana joined the Customer Success team in 2018. Prior to that, she worked as a health sciences librarian in academic and hospital libraries.

She enjoys spending time with her rescue dogs, reading, traveling, and swimming.