Teaching Academy

Faculty Development Workshops #10


Drs. Nicole Woods and Maria Mylopoulos

 

The Science of Learning: How the cognitive integration of basic and clinical sciences supports expertise

March 21-22, 2018

Nicole Woods, PhD

Dr. Nicole WoodsScientist & Associate Director, The Wilson Centre
Associate Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine
University of Toronto

Maria Mylopoulos, PhD

Maria MylopoulosScientist & Associate Director, The Wilson Centre
Associate Professor, Department of Paediatrics
University of Toronto



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Global Objectives:

      Participants will be able to:

      • Develop strategies to achieve cognitive integration in their basic science and clinical teaching
      • Understand adaptive expertise as the ultimate goal of an 'integrated curriculum'
      • Develop strategies to prepare students for future learning

If you are planning to attend any of these sessions - RSVP below by clicking on the sessions to register (registration is requested for planning purposes) 


Wednesday, March 21

Sessions

      12:10 pm - Keynote Lecture: How we know what isn’t so: Reconsidering the value of basic science

        Objectives:

        • To consider the value of basic science for clinical reasoning from the perspective of basic and clinical science teachers
        • To explain recent research findings from health professions education and cognitive psychology
        • Introduce the concept of cognitive integration in education

        Location: ADBF 1002

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      3:00 - 5:00 pm - Workshop: Preparing learners to be the experts we need

        Objectives:

        • To understand adaptive expertise as the goal of curricula
        • To describe the ways in which cognitive integration supports development of adaptive expertise
        • To work together to design ‘productive’ learning experiences for students

        Location:ADBF 1002

        Recorded video:



Thursday, March 22

Sessions

      9:00 - 11:00 am - Workshop: Teaching strategies for cognitive integration

        Objectives:

        • Define educational approaches that support integration of basic and clinical sciences
        • Consider what forms of knowledge constitute basic science
        • Provide practical approaches for teachers to support cognitive integration

        Location:ADBF 1002

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      12:10 pm - Workshop: Assessment matters: Aligning assessment with curricular goals

        Objectives:

        • Describe 'assessment for learning’ as a key principle of curricular design
        • Consider how to assess for ‘preparation’ and ‘integration'
        • Provide practical approaches for teachers to develop assessment tools

        Location:ADBF 1002

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