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Faculty Development Workshop Series on Technology in Health Professions Education

Transforming Your Teaching for the Digital Age – Educational Technology for Classroom and Online Learning

This series of workshops will help educators consider innovative approaches to designing instruction for a course or educational experience, and explore the potential use of web tools, and online resources and activities that may lead to high quality experiences for learners.

Session 1 - Creating an Educational Experience
Presented by
Eric E. Fredericksen, EdD
Associate Vice President for Online Learning
Associate Professor in Educational Leadership

Lisa Brown, EdD
Assistant Director for Online Learning
Institute for Innovative Education

This workshop will provide an introduction to lesson design for instructors. Organization and planning tools will be reviewed to assist faculty in preparing for the design and development of a course, individual lesson, or educational experience that includes digital and online components. Attendees will be guided through the first 3 steps of development and will leave the workshop with a clear understanding of the foundational structure of the learning experience.

At the conclusion of this workshop, the participant will be able to: Identify the first three steps in designing an online course or educational experience. Use the course planning template to begin to design a lesson, course, or learning experience. Describe the components of the Blackboard course template and how they aid in lesson design.

Co-Sponsored by the University of Rochester Office for Online Learning, Warner School of Education, Medical Center Institute for Innovative Education, School of Nursing, and School of Medicine and Dentistry Office for Faculty Development 

SAVE THE DATES: Sessions 2 – 6,      4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
February 11     Tools for Facilitating Interaction                               1-9555
March 4            Tools for Creating Content                                        1-9555
March 18         Tools for Developing Assessments                             1-9555
April 8             Tools for Facilitating Synchronous Experiences         2-7536
May 6               Ensuring a High Quality Experience                           LeChase G-9576

Co-Sponsored by the University of Rochester Office for Online Learning, Warner School of Education, School of Nursing, Medical Center Institute for Innovative Education, and School of Medicine and Dentistry Office for Faculty Development

These sessions will be held at the Medical Center. Watch for more information about individual workshops. To register for these workshops, please email: For more information, please contact the Office for Faculty Development at 276-3782.

Faculty, Students, Residents, Fellows and Staff are welcome.
Light Refreshments will be provided.

Workshops 1-6 will also be held on River Campus in LeChase Hall, Genrich Rusling Room. Dates are January 31,
February 14, March 7, March 21, April 11, and May 2, 12:00 – 1:30 pm. To RSVP for the sessions on River Campus,
please email Adele Coelho at

ACCREDITATION The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CERTIFICATION The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Monday, February 4, 2019 at 4:00pm to 5:30pm

School of Medicine and Dentistry, Louise Slaughter Conference Room (1-9555)
415 Elmwood Ave, Rochester, NY 14642

Event Type

Medicine and Healthcare, Continuing Education



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Continuing Education Credits

1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits(s)TM

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