Stepping Stones


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The Stepping Stones Program follows a flexible adaptable curriculum. We continually update workshop topics in response to participant needs and environmental shifts. Specific topics and dates are released on a per term basis September-December, January-March, April-June.

Please check our workshop offerings regularly.

  1. Teaching Fundamentals: Teaching in the Clinical Setting
  2. Teaching Fundamentals: Non-Clinical Contexts
  3. Assessment Fundamentals: Clinical Contexts
  4. Assessment Fundamentals: Classroom Contexts
  5. Developing Tests that Assess and Enhance Learning
  6. Simulation 101: Introduction to Simulation Education
  7. Effective Communication with the Learner in Difficulty
  8. Approaches to Feedback
  9. Teaching for Collaborative Learning and Team-Based Care
  10. Designing for Collaborative Learning
  11. Commotion: The Collision of Emotion and Communication in Healthcare
  12. What Career Paths Exist for Clinical Educators?
  13. Paradigms of Education
  14. Learning Theories and the Science of Learning
  15. Fundamentals in Curriculum Design
  16. Planning for Competency-Based Education: Basics for Health Professions’ Educators
  17. Starting Your Education Scholarship Journey
  18. Health Profession Education Research: Paradigms And Practice
  19. Evaluative Thinking for Program Evaluation in HPE
  20. Developing Effective Collaborations in Education Scholarship
  21. Developing Skills As A Mentor
  22. An Introduction to Academic Leadership
  23. Academic Leadership: Administrative Skills and Strategies Worth Cultivating
  24. Patient Involvement in Health Professions Education
  25. Negotiating the Hidden Curriculum: Quality Improvement in Health Professional Education
  26. Promoting Wellness for the Individual Faculty
  27. Anti-Oppressive Approaches to Care: Social Justice in Healthcare
  28. Fight, Flight And Insight: Professional Conversations in Collaborative Practice
  29. Helping Trainees Respond to Microaggressions from Faculty: Communication Strategies from Dialectical Behaviour Therapy
  30. Faculty Developer Competencies
  31. Programmatic Assessment
  32. Fundamentals of eLearning Design
  33. If, When and How to Use Surveys in Education Scholarship
  34. Developing Your Teaching Portfolio
  35. Introduction to Systems Thinking in Relation to Academic Sciences
  36. Dialogical Teaching and Humanistic Care
  37. Fostering the New Revolution In Canadian Medical Education "A Humanities Toolkit." How To Teach Medical Learners Using Visual Arts, Literary Texts, And Film Clips
  38. Ethically Important Moments in Education Scholarship