College of Veterinary Medicine

Teaching Academy

Brown Bag Discussions

Brown Bag discussions are designed to explore and disseminate best practices for helping educators teach students effectively and efficiently in both classroom and clinical environment.  Brown bags also include a CVM “Journal Club” whose goals are to cooperatively explore the literature on teaching and learning, disseminate knowledge and ideas to teaching faculty, and thereby foster experimentation and innovation in the curriculum.  Below are a list of past discussions that the Teaching Academy has hosted: 

Oct 7, 2014
Meredyth Goodwin, Director, Access Center, Chris Chapman, Ph.D., and Anne LaFrance, LMHC
Testing Accommodations: Providing Access to a Level Playing Field
Oct 2, 2014
Drs. Bill Davis and Patrick Wilson
1. The Mobile Teaching Institute: A New Model for Institutional Change? and 2. Bringing it home from Boston: Teaching Professor Conference 2014
May 20, 2014
Dr. Holly Bender
The Diagnostic Pathfinder and ThinkSpace: Case based, open source tools to help students learn the diagnostic process.
April 23, 2014
Drs. Julie Cary, Phil Mixter, Kathy Ruby and Phyllis Erdman
Reporting on the progress of the CVM Educational Research Grants.  For further information, click here.
April 18, 2014
Updates on innovations under way for student success at WSU
March 27, 2014
Drs. Lynne Nelson and Steve Hines
Town Hall Discussion: Academic Standards – the role of individual faculty and/or courses
February 20, 2014
Dr. Lynne Nelson
How to introduce clinics and clinical concepts to students? What is the best progression for the course VM 598- Intro to Clinics?
January 22, 2014
Drs. Kathy Ruby and Anne LaFrance
Helping Introverts (WSU CVM Faculty and Students) Thrive in an Extraverted Environment
January 17, 2014
Dr. Amy Siegesmund
November 18, 2013
Elizabeth Carney and Kimberly Greene
"Good Enough" Program Assessment
November 6, 2013
Dr. Julie Stanton
Learning to code for education research: a bench-trained scientist's entry into qualitative analysis
October 24, 2013
Dr. Steve Hines
Town Hall: CVM Teaching Academy Town Hall: (a) Where have we been? (b) Where are we going? and (c) How do we get there?
October 3, 2013
Dr. Gary Haldoroson
Towards Making Exams a Learning Experience: The Collaborative 3 Step Exam
Sept. 12, 2013
WSU CVM Teaching Academy Fellows
The Teaching Academy Goes Regional!
Sept. 4, 2013
Dr. Phil Mixter
Taking Cues from the National Level (Report from the 2013 ASM CUE Educational Conference)
July 15, 2013
Dr. William Davis
PULSE - Partnership for Undergraduate Life Sciences Education - PULSE Community website
May 17, 2013
Drs. Steve Hines and India Lane
Video Conference Discussion: Master Teacher Program/Teaching Academy Joint Session - The University of Tennessee/Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine”
April 25, 2013
Drs. Julie Cary and Robert Keegan
Discussion: Increased student numbers, more rigorous outcomes assessment, limited resources, and the need to train marketable graduates: Is a Simulation and Technical Skills Learning Center an answer?”
March 29, 2013
Dr. Kathy Ruby
Discussion: The Perception of “The bullying culture of medical school”  - Where does it come from, and what can we do about it?
February 22, 2013
Drs. Brian French and Olusola Adesope
Bright Spots: "Research from the College of Education - Searching for Test Bias and Advancing Teaching, Learning, and Cognition through a Meta-Analytical Approach"
February 4, 2013
Drs. Phil Mixter, John Nilson, and Julie Stanton)
Experiments in Teaching: "Flipped for the First Time or for the Long Haul: Active Learning in Large Lectures "
February 1, 2013
Kimi Ross (Class ’16) and Lauren Genow (Class ’14)
Resident Seminar: "Working with Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing individuals in Clinical Veterinary Medicine"
January 30, 2013
Dr. Lynne Nelson
Discussion: "Thoughts and Experiences with “Flipping the Classroom"
January 15, 2013
Dr. Julie Stanton
Discussion: "Taking the First Steps Towards Education Research"
December 6, 2012
Donna Scott
Discussion: "When Life Impacts learning"
November 9, 2012
Dr. Steve Hines and Colleagues
Discussion: "Working Together: Report on a 15+ year effort to integrate a semester in the DVM curriculum "
October 19, 2012
Dr. Steve Hines
Discussion: "General Meeting of the CVM Teaching Academy"
October 3, 2012
Dr. Robert Keegan and Surgery Skills Research Group
Report: "Report on the 2012 INVEST Conference"
September 26, 2012
Dr. John Gay
Discussion: "Student Skill Mastery"
September 5, 2012
Dr. Danielle Nelson, Dr. Lynne Nelson, and Dr. Bonnie Campbell
Report: "From the 2012 Veterinary Educator Collaborative Meeting "
August 20, 2012
Dr. Guy Westhoff and Dr. Leslie Sprunger
Discussion: "Classroom Technology Discussion"
August 10, 2012
Dr. Terry McElwain
Discussion: "Policy on Interactions with Industry in the Educational Setting. "
July 25, 2012
Dr. Phil Mixter
Discussion: "From the 2012 American Society for Microbiology Committee on Undergraduate Education"
June 20, 2012
Dr. Cheryl Dhein
Discussion: "An overview of WSU’s web conference software: Blackboard Collaborate. "
May 22, 2012
Discussion: "Problem Focused Medicine Electives"
May 2, 2012
Dr. Sunshine Lahmers
Discussion: "Vertical integration of the cardiovascular system: An update and potential model for other V.I. groups "
April 2, 2012
Dr. Chris Schneider
Discussion: "A Case Report: The use of Experiential Learning in Veterinary Education"
March 29, 2012
Dean Dr. Bryan Slinker
Discussion: "Dean Slinker will briefly share his thoughts regarding the progress of the CVM Teaching Academy thus far, and what he sees as current and future challenges. "
Feb. 22, 2012
Dr. Samantha Gizerian
Discussion: "Developing goals and objectives for your course WITHOUT making your head explode."
Feb. 8, 2012
Dr. Steve Hines
Discussion: "Active Learning: Post-workshop discussion of Diane O'Dowd Visit to WSU"
Jan. 26, 2012
Dr. Richard DeBowes, Dr. Suzanne Kurtz, and Dr. Julie Cary
Bright Spot Discussion: “Integration of Clinical Communication into the WSU CVM Training Program”
Dec. 9, 2011
Dr. Katrina Mealey
Discussion: Pharmacology - What should the 'entry-level' practitioner know?
Dec. 2, 2011
Dr. John Wenz
Discussion: Teaching component skills of clinical problem solving
-How to make our 4th year students as good as those from other schools after they have done an internship and our graduates better than those from other schools after practicing for 6 months."
Sept. 19, 2011
Session #1
Summer Book Club - How Learning Works" SA Ambrose, et al
Summary & Presentation on "How my ideas on teaching have changed"
Sept. 30, 2011
Session #2
Summer Book Club - How Learning Works" SA Ambrose, et al
Summary & Presentation on "How my ideas on teaching have changed"
June 10, 2011
Dr. Phil Mixter
Report: From the American Society for Microbiology Committee on Undergraduate Education (ASMCUE)
-ASMCUE website and Meeting highlights
April 8, 2011
Dr. Doug Jasmer and Gary Brown
Forum: The WSU CVM Clinical Proficiency Exam (CPE)
-Assessment of clinical competencies to use for determining success of students in a program, teaching and learning, an integral component of curriculum development and for accreditation.
March 10, 2011
Dr. Rob Keegan
Bright Spots: Use of dynamic, screen-based simulations to foster active learning in an anesthesia course
Feb. 18, 2011
Dr. Steve Parish
Journal Club: Tracking in DVM Curricula
-References: Klosterman paper part 1 andpart 2
Jan. 28, 2011
Dr. Steve Simasko
Bright Spots: Teaching and Reinforcing Quantitative Skills/Reasoning Throughout the DVM Curriculum
Last Edited: Oct 27, 2014 11:08 AM   

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