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These workshops are devoted to the enhancement of teaching skills with a look at career development and scholarship in education and are offered throughout the academic year. Each workshop is free to faculty in the Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto and St. Michael's Staff. Registration is required.

The workshops are accredited group learning activities as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. They are also accredited group learning activities as defined by the College of Family Physicians and Surgeons.

If you are not a faculty member or a St. Michael's Hospital staff member, but are active in the teaching of health professionals at the University of Toronto, please feel free to register for workshops. A $50 registration fee will apply.

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October 2017
TLC Train the Trainer
  • Thu / Oct 5
    8:30 AM to 3:00 PM
  • 4.50 credits
Teaching for Learning and Collaboration - Train the Trainer

The goal of this session is to train past TLC participants so they are able to disseminate the program at their own sites. At the end of the session, participants will be given full access to the teaching materials to use. This session is free for those who are eligible.

** Note: Registrants must have completed at least three TLC modules to be eligible to participate in TLC Train the Trainer

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Instructional Development
  • Tue / Oct 24
    8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • 3.50 credits
Teaching 101 – Part 1

An introductory pair of workshops, these sessions are designed to increase teachers' effectiveness and efficiency. Basic best-evidence-based principles and theories of health profession education will be presented. Practical approaches and strategies for immediate use will be discussed. Topics will include: education theory, small group teaching, giving feedback, evaluation, and teaching professionalism.

**This is a 2 part workshop. Please also register for Part 2 on November 9, 2017.** 

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November 2017
Instructional Development
  • Wed / Nov 1
    1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
  • 3.50 credits
Fight, Flight and Insight: Professional Conversations in Collaborative Practice

Who we are influences our perceptions and judgments of others - a key feature in how we manage personal and professional relationships. Integrated approaches to challenging peer to peer dynamics demand self-awareness and complex communication skills. Communication is an essential component in building productive collegial relationships, inter-professional teams and in turn, patient safety.

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Instructional Development
  • Thu / Nov 9
    8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
  • 3.50 credits
Teaching 101 – Part 2

 **This is a 2 part workshop. You MUST attend Part 1 on October 24, 2017 in order to register for this session. You will be un-enrolled if you have not yet taken Part 1**

An introductory pair of workshops, these sessions are designed to increase teachers' effectiveness and efficiency. Basic best-evidence-based principles and theories of health profession education will be presented. Practical approaches and strategies for immediate use will be discussed. Topics will include: education theory, small group teaching, giving feedback, evaluation, and teaching professionalism.

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Instructional Development
  • Thu / Nov 16
    12:30 PM to 4:30 PM
  • 3.50 credits
Time To A.C.T.! Ambulatory Care Teaching (And How To Get Better At It)

The ambulatory care setting is becoming an increasingly important environment for clinical teaching​.
A modular format will​ be used. Participants will have an opportunity to provide input into  the selection of modules from the following list:

  • Issues and trends in Ambulatory Care Teaching
  • Setting up a practice for Ambulatory Care Teaching
  • Orientation, patient selection and priming
  • Time-efficient teaching techniques
  • Reflection – learner and teacher
  • Feedback and Evaluation
  • Curriculum  development
  • The challenging learner
  • Self-directed learning
  • Teaching multiple learners and levels
  • Advanced case-review techniques

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