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Engaging Learners to the Max with Team-Based Learning

Team-Based Learning (TBL) is a special form of collaborative learning that engages students with course content via problem-solving and decision-making using a speci­fic sequence of individual work, group work and immediate feedback.  TBL creates a motivational framework in which students increasingly hold each other accountable for coming to class…

Fair and Legal Management Practices

The session will address common misconceptions about managing employees at UF, outline available resources, and provide time for discussion of questions.   Register at the HSC Training website.

The Hidden Curriculum: Behavioral Learning

The hidden curriculum refers to cultural mores that are transmitted, but not openly acknowledged, through formal and informal educational endeavors. It is a powerful force that can shape learners in positive as well as negative ways.  The goal of the session is to help faculty understand the phenomenon of…

Maintaining Your Health: Spiritual, Financial, and Physical

Learn to work towards overall wellness by considering work/life balance from a financial, physical and spiritual perspective. Prepare for financial peace through retirement, insurance, funding family and educational expenses, planning for investment and establishing a will. Maintain your physical health by learning to start an exercise program. Round out…

Enhancing Your Communication Skills, September 12, 2013

Communication is a fundamental skill in many aspects of any professional’s role.  This Professional Development discussion focuses on basic insights related to understanding different styles and preferences in communication.  By understanding these normal differences in communication style and preference, you can significantly improve your communication effectiveness.

Mentoring and Being Mentored: Maximizing the Relationship

This session will discuss best practices for establishing and maintaining a productive mentoring relationship.  Attendees will learn the characteristics of effective mentors and mentees and the skills needed to get the most from a mentoring relationship. Register here.

Interprofessional Education: It’s Here

Amy Blue, Ph.D., will discuss the current emphasis on interprofessional education (IPE) in health professions education, recognize UF’s role nationally in IPE, and describe possible delivery methods for IPE. Register at the HSC Training site.

Effectively Presenting Your Research

This seminar will help participants understand the uses and components of the two major types of research presentations (poster and oral presentation), as well as how to plan the process and pitfalls to avoid. Register at the HSC Training site.

Medical Education Week: Feb. 17-21

The College of Medicine’s Society of Teaching Scholars will sponsor a week’s schedule of events highlighting the education programs at the UF College of Medicine, as well as honoring faculty members who contribute to the advancement of medication education. Noon-1 p.m. daily in Communicore Room C1-004: Mon., Feb. 17:…