About The Course
After completing this course, learners will:
1. Understand educational theory as it relates to health professions education
2. Match instructional methods with desired educational outcomes
3. Learn a variety of applied teaching techniques4. Share successful teaching strategies
Frequently Asked Questions
- For this course, all you need is an Internet connection, a teaching and learning context in which you can apply the principles we discuss and review, and the time to read and participate.
- You will learn techniques that improve your teaching of individuals who care for other humans’ health and well-being, and perhaps make a substantive difference in someone’s life.
- Yes! Unless otherwise noted, material from this course is made available under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution–Share Alike 3.0 License
While no specific prerequisite knowledge is required, this course will be most beneficial to individuals who are actively engaged in a health professions setting such as medicine, nursing, pharmacy, dentistry, social work, and public health.Examples include:
- Resident physicians who teach medical students and junior residents
- Nurse educators who teach nursing students and advanced nursing practitioners
- Health professions faculty members in academic centers or newly developing educational centers
- Health professions students engaged in peer-to-peer teaching and learning
- Health professionals interested in developing educational materials for their clients.
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