This is a required event for participants in the Instructional Foundations Series.
Participants will reflect on beliefs and practices about teaching and learning in light of participation in other workshops, personal teaching experiences, and classroom observations
Within the field of educational psychology are concepts and terms that lie at the foundation of effective teaching and efficient learning. Within this one session we will explore metacognition, scaffolding, and cognitive load, as well as new teaching strategies you might implement based on these concepts. In addition, we will use these concepts to better understand why lecture versus active learning is a false dichotomy. This session will have an immediate impact on how you teach!
By the end of this session, participants will be able to:
Dr. Zakrajsek is an associate professor of Family Medicine and associate director of the Faculty Development Fellowship at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine. His most recent publication is Dynamic Lecturing: Research-based Strategies to Enhance Lecture Effectiveness (Stylus Publishing, 2017).
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