Indiana University
IUSM IU


Subscribe to #MedEd Matters via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 154 other subscribers



#MedEd Matters!


Updates in IUSM Medical Student Education

Zoom: IU’s New Web Collaboration Service

Filed under: Technology Matters — Lorie Shuck on November 14, 2016 @ 4:39 pm

University Information Technology Services is pleased to announce that Zoom is now available as a new web collaboration service available to all Indiana University faculty, staff, and students.

Features of Zoom include:

  • High-quality video and audio support for up to 50 concurrent participants
  • Large meeting support for up to 300 concurrent participants.
  • Webinar support for up to 3,000 concurrent participants
  • Easy-to-use tools for collaborating online with others, including sharing and co-annotation tools, breakout rooms, polling, and white-boarding
  • Allows for high-quality recordings of meetings, and subsequent downloading of those recordings as MP4 files
  • A full-featured app for iOS and Android

Zoom integrates directly with Canvas (instructors simply add it to their course site) and also works with IU’s existing Web and videoconferencing systems.

To start using Zoom, register for your free account at https://zoom.iu.edu.   For additional information on Zoom, please see https://kb.iu.edu/d/bfqu.

The full evaluation report for Zoom can be found at http://next.iu.edu under the Reports tab.

 

If you have questions about using Zoom for your course or other purposes, contact Lorie Shuck, at (317) 278-1506, or lshuck@iu.edu.

 


All Skate: Active Learning in Medicine and STEM

Filed under: Teaching Matters — Lorie Shuck on October 18, 2016 @ 2:10 pm

Presenter: Derek Bruff, PhD
Audience: Faculty, Staff, and Learners

Tuesday, Oct 25 @ 09:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Daly Center (MF) ,186

(online streaming will be available)

 

How can we make the most of the relatively limited time we have with our learners? Educational research is clear: engaging students in active learning leads to improved leaning outcomes over ‘continuous exposition by the instructor.’ But what is active learning? Why does it work? And how can we engage all of our learners using active learning strategy? In this keynote, we’ll explore teaching strategies, learning principles, and digital technologies for creating active learning environments – and inviting all our students into deeper learning.

(more…)


Copyright, Fair Use, and the Teach Act: What Teaching Faculty Need to Know

Filed under: Teaching Matters — Lorie Shuck on September 28, 2016 @ 1:22 pm

What laws govern university faculty and copyright in teaching settings? What images are appropriate for use in your lectures? How can you share materials with your learners appropriately on Canvas? In this online session, Jennifer Westerhaus Adams, JD, IU’s Associate General Counsel, will provide brief background on the laws that govern these issues and answer specific questions for faculty.

Tuesday, October 4, 2016
(more…)


The 18th Annual Midwest Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL)

Filed under: Teaching Matters — Lorie Shuck on September 26, 2016 @ 2:29 pm

The Eighteenth Annual SoTL Conference will held on Friday, April 7, 2017 at Indiana University South Bend

2017 Theme: Big Gifts Come in Small Packages: Small Changes That Work!

SOTL - Scholarship of Teaching & Learning
(more…)


DATE CHANGE! Curriculum Countdown – Information Sessions for IUSM Faculty and Staff

Filed under: Curriculum Matters — guestblogger on June 30, 2016 @ 9:43 am

Want to know more about progress with the IU School of Medicine’s new curriculum?

Plan to attend an information session designed to provide up-to-date information about the new curriculum. Hosted by the IUSM curriculum leadership team, the 45-minute session will open with a 15-minute progress overview with the remaining time devoted to Q&A. Faculty and staff at all campuses are invited to attend, and the meetings will be facilitated through Adobe Connect. (more…)


Updated Student Clinical Duty Hours Policy

Filed under: Policy Points — guestblogger on June 23, 2016 @ 1:55 pm

The Curriculum Council Steering Committee recently approved a revised and updated version of the Student Duty Hours Policy. This policy goes into effect on the date of this announcement. The full text of the policy can be found at:

http://mse.medicine.iu.edu/curricular-affairs/resources/student-duty-hour-policy.html

(more…)


Curriculum Countdown – Information Sessions for IUSM Faculty and Staff

Filed under: Curriculum Matters — guestblogger on June 16, 2016 @ 10:00 pm

 

Mark your calendar – first session is Thursday, June 23

Want to know more about progress with the IU School of Medicine’s new curriculum?

Plan to attend one of three information sessions designed to provide up-to-date information about the new curriculum. Hosted by the IUSM curriculum leadership team, the 45-minute session will open with a 15-minute progress overview with the remaining time devoted to Q&A. Faculty and staff at all campuses are invited to attend, and the meetings will be facilitated through Adobe Connect. (more…)


Bid farewell to Oncourse this August

Filed under: Technology Matters — Lorie Shuck on March 9, 2016 @ 8:40 pm

The following is reposted from Inside IU (http://inside.iu.edu/). If you have questions about the Oncourse retirement or how to migrate your content, contact Lorie Shuck, Director of Learning Technology for Medical Student Education.

 

Oncourse, IU’s legacy online collaboration and learning environment, will be retired at the end of August. Oncourse has been supporting teaching and learning, committees, projects, research, and portfolios for Indiana University’s community of students, faculty, and staff since 2005.

All Oncourse users should take steps to preserve data (more…)


Academic Calendar for 2016-2017

Filed under: Curriculum Matters — guestblogger on February 19, 2016 @ 5:01 pm

The 2016-2017 IUSM statewide academic calendar, as approved by the Curriculum Council Steering Committee, is now available on the MSE website: http://mse.medicine.iu.edu/student-affairs/academic-support/calendar.html

Additions to this calendar will be announced in this same manner and published at the site.

 


Event: Using the RIME Framework to Evaluate Learning: A Vision for the Future of Assessment

Filed under: Evaluation Matters — Lorie Shuck on February 15, 2016 @ 12:04 pm

Register for the event: http://faculty.medicine.iu.edu/registration/indexDirect.php?id=1858

 

Renowned medical educator Louis N. Pangaro, MD, MACP will host an interactive workshop for the IU School of Medicineon Friday, February 19
on descriptive
evaluation of medical students’ performance. His workshop will focus on a practical method for faculty to gather useful, descriptive, and timely evaluations on medical students’ performance. Live stream details are below.

Dr. Pangaro will employ his RIME framework, a schematic and vocabulary that medical educators can use to observe and evaluate students’ performance, as part of this workshop. Many institutions across the U.S. have adopted this framework to evaluate whether students have achieved the following developmental milestones: (more…)


Older Posts »
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox

Join other followers: