The resources below will provide assistance in considering who you will be teaching, designing clear learning objectives, and selecting learning activities that will best achieve the objectives of the session(s).
- Consider Your Audience
Below are resources to promote student interaction, tips for making lectures more effective, and tools to get students actively involved in learning.
Public Speaking Tips
- How to Make Your Speaking Easier and More Effective (PDF link)
Here you will find resources on strategies and effective teaching practices for clinical educators.
The following resources will provide support in assessing students during and after the material has been taught, and developing effective test questions.
Additional Assessment Resources
- Techniques for Assessing Course-Related Knowledge & Skills (PDF link)
- Nine Principles of Good Practice for Assessing Student Learning (PDF link)
Effective Question Writing
- Writing Good Multiple-Choice Test Questions
- Writing Effective Questions to Promote Learning
- Preparing and Using Cases for Teaching
The blogs and listserv resources below provide forums for sources of information in medical education, as well as scholarly activity related to research in medical education.
Conversations with Medical Education
- Exploring Clinical Reasoning in Novices
Medical Education Blog
- How Do People Learn to Do X?
The resources below provide information on interactive methods of delivering instruction, such as using articles or cases to utilize problem solving and critical thinking skills, and actively engaging students in the learning process.
- Cased-based Teaching and Problem-based Learning
Team-Based Learning (TBL)
- Team-based Learning Overview
- Duke School of Medicine Embraces Team-based Learning (Youtube)
- Team-based Learning Collaborative