January 2015 archive

M2 activity: Motivation and challenge of teaching online

The overwhelming majority of students who take my human physiology course intend to apply to medical school.  In order to complete a medical school application, these students are asked to complete a number of academically challenging and time consuming prerequisite classes, score well on the MCAT, and at the same time juggle volunteer, shadowing, and …

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The Pleasures and Perils of Online Instruction: Module 2 Blog Post

Teaching in an online environment will allow me to stay current with the change in education, and compel me to adopt a more learner-centered pedagogy.  The online course is also affording me the opportunity to develop materials for a more learner-centered pedagogy using state-of-the-art tools.  This will benefit my in-classroom teaching as well. I anticipate …

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