Faculty Development Resources

A Primer for Case-Based Learning (CBL) Tutors

Case-Based Learning (CBL) Tutor
MD
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This 2-page document will provide you with a brief snapshot of the role of CBL in the new Foundations Curriculum, what you can expect as a CBL tutor and steps to help you prepare for delivering your CBL session.

This document also includes links to some short videos, an overview of the CBL learning activities in a typical week, and a sample preview of a virtual patient eModule, and more information on Discovery Learning.

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A Primer for Portfolio Academy Scholars: Facilitated Feedback

Portfolio Scholar
MD
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R2C2  is an evidence-informed model for facilitating performance feedback and coaching for change that has been adapted, with permission, for use with medical students. This model is a useful resource for Academy Scholars to use during their Progress Review session.

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Accessing and Using Your CBL Teaching Materials

Case-Based Learning (CBL) Tutor
MD

This video has been designed for CBL tutors to provide guidance on how to access and use CBL teaching materials.

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Accessing and using your Clinical Skills teaching materials

Clinical Skills Tutor
MD

This video has been designed for CS tutors to provide guidance on how to access and use CS teaching materials.

Adventures in Teaching: Setting up and Optimizing the Virtual Environment

Case-Based Learning (CBL) Tutor, Health Sciences Research (HSR) Tutor, Portfolio Scholar, Small Group Teaching
MD

The pandemic has presented us with numerous challenges, including how to create authentic, meaningful, and effective learning experiences in a virtual environment. Here are some strategies to help you set up and optimize the virtual learning environment using Zoom when facilitating small or medium sized groups.

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Adventures in Teaching: Virtual Teaching

Case-Based Learning (CBL) Tutor, Ethics Tutor, Health Sciences Research (HSR) Tutor, Large Group Teaching, Portfolio Scholar, Small Group Teaching
MD

This document addresses the importance of creating small group learning environments that are inclusive, engaging, and foster effective learning. It includes strategies for facilitating small groups in a virtual environment and dealing with common challenges.

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Assessing Student Professionalism

Case-Based Learning (CBL) Tutor, Clerkship Preceptor, Clinical Skills Tutor, Ethics Tutor, Health in Community (HC) Tutor, Health Sciences Research (HSR) Tutor, Learner Professionalism, Portfolio Scholar, Small Group Teaching
MD

This primer provides an overview of the two ways assessment of student professionalism takes place:

(1) through competency-based professionalism assessment using the same form across the four years of the MD Program curriculum; and
(2) through the use of critical incident reports

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Blueprinting

MD

Primer: Blueprinting is a method of planning assessments that clearly demonstrates what content is covered in your course and the emphasis placed on each content area in your assessment.  It is analogous to a recipe that builds your test.