For Educators: Active Learning Across Healthcare Settings
Active learning places learners at the center of the learning process and increases engagement. This webinar will share five general evidence-based active learning strategies that can be implemented in various healthcare settings. Specific examples of how to best use each in the classroom, hospital, clinic, or simulation center will be shared.
Webinar participants will be able to:
– Identify characteristics of active & passive learning
– Identify five general evidence-based active learning strategies
– Identify specific strategies to use in specific healthcare settings
Meet the Presenter:
Dr. Angela Hairrell, PhD, MEd
Director of Academic Support Services
Texas A&M University School of Medicine
Dr. Hairrell is a lifetime educator who has served all levels (PreK to professional school) for over 30 years now. She holds a Ph.D in Curriculum & Instruction from Texas A&M University at College Station, and currently serves as the Director of Academic Support Services there in the School of Medicine. Her research interests include reading comprehension, vocabulary development, active learning strategies, learning differences. Having spent many years teaching in the public school system and working in higher education research, she is passionate about helping students achieve success through data- and performance-driven assessment, which is especially important to help medical students become effective and efficient learners.