hpe540 | Graduate

Teaching And Learning In Health Professions Education

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This course focuses on selecting and developing teaching strategies to facilitate student learning in health professions education contexts. Principles of adult learning provide the basis for developing and utilizing effective methods for different student learning styles and instruction modalities.

This graduate-level course is 6 weeks This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 6 weeks

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    Understanding the Adult Learner

    • Identify characteristics of adult learners.
    • Examine the motivation of adults in the learning environment.
    • Identify needs of adults for effective learning.

    How We Learn

    • Analyze the adult learning process and experience.
    • Explore the implications of learning in the digital age.
    • Explore cognitive development in adulthood.

    Role of the Educator

    • Analyze the role of an educator in an adult education environment.
    • Analyze key skills and characteristics of effective adult educators.
    • Describe the most common challenges for an educator in an adult education or training environment.

    Strategies for Learning

    • Analyze the impact of learning styles on adult learning.
    • Determine effective learning strategies.

    Strategies for Teaching

    • Compare various instructional models.
    • Explain the advantages and disadvantages of various instructional methods.
    • Determine effective teaching strategies.

    Instructional Materials and Technology

    • Identify appropriate uses of various instructional materials.
    • Design effective instructional materials.
    • Identify appropriate uses of technology in adult education.
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