Workshop Library

TLC's workshops can be offered to any UTHSC group, and customized to meet specific needs.
Select any of the offerings below for more information and to make a request.

Assessment Methods for Graduate Students: Beyond Examinations

This workshop explores methods of assessing student knowledge other than traditional examinations. Workshop attendees will discuss situations in which course and learning outcomes are not well matched with traditional examinations, necessitating the use of alternative assessment methods. Furthermore, participants will begin the process of implementing alternative learning assessments that are fully aligned with their course… Read More

Bite-Sized Teaching in the Clinical Setting

Time to teach in the clinical setting can be limited due to patient care and administrative responsibilities. In this session, learn about how to maximize learning while minimizing the impact on patient care. Participants will learn how to implement the flipped classroom/clinic, chalk talks, and questioning strategies when time is limited to provide learning in… Read More

Blackboard Original View

Blackboard Original View provides the traditional workflows and depth of functions for which Blackboard Learn is known. The Introduction to Blackboard Original View Seminar reviews instructional tools that can enhance student learning and save time for educators. Learning Outcome Design and manage online courses in Blackboard Original Course View. Instructor Jennifer Stewart, MPS Suggested Time… Read More

Blackboard Ultra View

The Ultra Course View has simplified workflows, a modern look and feel, and a fully responsive interface on all devices. This seminar will provide you with the information and best practices to start building and preparing your course in Learn Ultra View. Learning Outcome Design and manage online courses in Learn Ultra Course View Instructor… Read More

Challenges of Teaching in the Clinical Setting

Teaching in the clinical setting can be challenging. Educators must balance supervising and teaching students with providing high quality patient care. Challenges faced include time constraints, teaching multiple levels of learners at once, letting go of total control, etc. In this session, reflect upon specific challenges faced while teaching in the clinical setting and crowdsource… Read More

Characteristics of Effective Clinical Teachers

Faculty’s teaching performance has been found to positively impact student performance and knowledge levels. In this session, explore characteristics of effective clinical teachers through critical reflection and collaboration. Participants will develop an action plan to improve their own teaching based on characteristics discussed. Learning Outcomes: Identify characteristics of effective clinical teachers Describe how faculty exhibit… Read More

Curriculum Development

Designing effective curriculum provides a solid foundation for effective teaching and learning. In this session, explore curriculum development through a backwards design framework including alignment of objectives, assessment, and learning activities. Participants will discuss the steps for curriculum review and revision and ways to enhance their curriculum. Learning Outcomes: Describe the basics of curriculum development… Read More

Effective Lectures and Engaging Presentations

Do you want to ensure that your students and peers engage with your ideas in a meaningful way? In this interactive webinar, we will identify effective practices for lectures, including the concept of the flipped classroom. We will also discuss presentation practices that engage your audience and get your ideas across effectively. You will leave… Read More

Feedback Culture

Giving effective feedback to students is crucial to their success. In this session, explore the importance of feedback and how a program’s culture can impact feedback, both giving and receiving. Participants will discuss tips for improving a program’s culture to ensure feedback is most effective. Learning Outcomes: Articulate the importance of giving effective feedback Identify… Read More

Giving Effective Feedback

Giving effective student feedback is crucial to student success. In this workshop, we explore the importance of feedback and challenges to giving this feedback and discuss characteristics of effective feedback. Participants apply the ask-tell-ask model of feedback to relevant scenarios and share their assessment and feedback top tips. Learning Outcomes: Describe the importance of giving… Read More