Instructional Methods in Health Professions Education

InstructionalMethods


Taught by:   Caren Stalburg, Assistant Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology, University of Michigan Medical School

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 techniques

4. Share successful teaching strategies

Register for the course: https://www.coursera.org/course/instructmethodshpe  Cost: $49.00

Course Format

Module 1 Adult Learning Theory

  • 01.01 Learning styles and motivation
  • 01.02 Metacognition
  • 01.03 Social learning
  • 01.04 Professional identity formation

Module 2 Intended Learning Outcomes

  • 02.01 Bloom’s taxonomy
  • 02.02 Miller’s pyramid and clinical competence
  • 02.03 Dreyfus model of skill acquisition

Module 3 Instructional design and individual assessment

  • 03.01 Multiple-choice question writing
  • 03.02 Skill assessment
  • 03.03 Oral presentations
  • 03.04 Rubrics and standardization

Module 4 Instructional techniques: Knowledge Transfer

  • 04.01 Active learning in large lecture formats
  • 04.02 Supportive questioning
  • 04.03 “Big Ticket” technique

Module 5 Instructional techniques: Skill Development

  • 05.01 Simulation
  • 05.02 Teaching with data
  • 05.03 Clinical reasoning

Module 6 Instructional techniques: Attitudes

  • 06.01 Reflection
  • 06.02 Feedback
  • 06.03 Incorporating art, music, and theater

Module 7 Instructional techniques: Teaching with technology

  • 07.01 Large lecture formats
  • 07.02 Synchronous vs. asynchronous formats
  • 07.03 High fidelity clinical simulations
  • Module 8 Application of instructional methods (capstone)
  • 08.01 Within learners’ specific context
  • 08.02 Sharing best practices with others