EdTech regularly holds workshops for staff and faculty, some of which are eligible for continuing medical education (CME) credits. Please note, due to the COVID-19, new workshops have been placed on hold at this time. We are offering virtual sessions on successful practices, tips and tricks, for teaching remote via Zoom.
The following workshops can be offered at your departmental meeting by request. Please contact us to arrange a time.
Use tools to enhance your lectures, build online courses, or find innovative ways to engage your students. The EdTech team has the resources and expertise to help progress your teaching to the next level. This workshop will give you an overview of EdTech’s services and how you can partner with us to meet your teaching and learning goals.
Using Zoom for Remote Teaching
In this virtually taught meeting, you will learn the "ins and outs" of using zoom to lead a fully remote, engaging class. You will learn how to use polling and create breakout rooms to increase opportunities for students to apply their learning and interact with you and other students.
Tidying Up Your PowerPoint: Presentation Design and Formatting Basics
Learn how to turn your presentations from meh to marvelous! We will cover basic design theory and principles as well as some best practices for formatting your slides in Microsoft PowerPoint. Together we will explore before and after examples. We will also review some resources for further instruction, stock graphics, and templates. Please bring your laptop with PowerPoint to follow along.
Cool Tools for Teachers: NearPod and Poll Everywhere
Engage your learners during presentations and give every attendee a voice using Nearpod and Poll Everywhere. This hands-on session uses two active learning tools: Nearpod and Poll Everywhere. The session will cover polling, real-time assessments, and interactive presentations. Interested attendees will receive a Nearpod and Poll Everywhere account at the end of the session. Please bring a device (laptop, tablet, or smartphone) for the best learning experience.