Teacher Training Certificate Program (BIOM540-544) 2004-Present:
A 15 cr hr certificate program that emphasizes how people learn, designing learning objectives, course design, assessment and feedback linked to objectives, problem based learning, and practical experience. The certificate is offered in partnership with the Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program and the Teacher and Education Development Office. 11 required credits and 4 elective courses. Co-leader with Dr. Sherry Rogers of team taught program. Six graduates from the program have gone on to post-doctoral fellowships, IRACDA training programs at NIH, UCSF and UNM (individual trainees detailed below). Enrollment: 3-12.
Teacher Education Development 2004-Present:
The Art of Lecturing and Making Presentations Facilitator (1-2 workshops annually). Two half-day sessions cover preparation of learning objectives, use of audio-visual aids, using questions effectively, giving and receiving feedback. A practical 10 min 'lecture' is required on second day. Feed-back is given by small group of peers and a facilitator and lecture is video-taped for later viewing by presenter.
PBL Facilitation Education, Master Tutor (1 workshop annually). Two full day workshops covering how people learn, roles, activities and skills of an effective tutor, guidelines of constructive criteria-based feedback. Includes practical tutorial with a group of students.