Free Online Course on Instructional Methods in Health Professions Education

The University of Michigan is offering free online course on Instructional Methods in Health Professions Education. This course will be most beneficial to individuals who are actively engaged in health professions setting such as medicine, nursing, pharmacy, dentistry, social work, and public health.

This course provides those involved in educating members of the health professions an asynchronous, interdisciplinary, and interactive way to obtain, expand, and improve their teaching skills. The course will start on June 11, 2018.

Course At Glance

Subject: Medicine & Healthcare
Institution: University of Michigan and Coursera
Languages: English
Price: Free
Certificate Available: Yes
Session: Course starts on June 11, 2018

Providers’ Details

The mission of the University of Michigan is to serve the people of Michigan and the world through preeminence in creating, communicating, preserving and applying knowledge, art, and academic values, and in developing leaders and citizens who will challenge the present and enrich the future.

About This Course

This course provides those involved in educating members of the health professions an asynchronous, interdisciplinary, and interactive way to obtain, expand, and improve their teaching skills. These skills can then be applied within their own professional context, with a variety of learners, extending across many stages.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, learners will:

  • Understand educational theory as it relates to health professions education
  • Match instructional methods with desired educational outcomes
  • Learn a variety of applied teaching techniques
  • Share successful teaching strategies

Requirements

While no specific pre-requisite knowledge is required, this course will be most beneficial to individuals who are actively engaged in a health professions setting such as medicine, nursing, pharmacy, dentistry, social work, and public health.

Instructors

Caren Stalburg, MD, MA, Assistant Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology
Medical School

How To Join This Course

  • Go to the course website link
  • Sign Up At Coursera
  • Select a course and Join

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