Specific Teaching Skills – Lectures

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GIVING AN EFFECTIVE TALK

Description:  This session gives participants the tools/framework necessary to develop formal and informal medical talks/lectures including selection of learning objectives, rules for slide preparation, and speaker notes.

Format:  This interactive session can be modified to fit the participants’ needs, 1 hour

Contact:          Tammy Euliano, M.D.
                        Associate Chair for Education
                        Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Obstetrics & Gynecology
                        (352) 265-0077
                        teuliano@.ufl.edu 

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HOW TO USE AN AUDIENCE RESPONSE SYSTEM IN VARIOUS SETTINGS

Description:  This interactive session provides an overview of audience response systems, advantages/disadvantages, and tips for use in various settings.

Format:  Can be presented in 1 hour or less

Contact:          Tammy Euliano, M.D.
                        Associate Chair for Education
                        Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Obstetrics & Gynecology
                        (352) 265-0077
                        teuliano@.ufl.edu

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CREATING AN EFFECTIVE POSTER


Description:  This session assists participants in developing posters for presentation at meetings, with a focus on creating a poster that is appealing to viewers while effectively communicating the authors’ intent.

Format:  30 – 45 minute lecture with time for questions

Contact:            Frank J. Genuardi, M.D., M.P.H.
                          Associate Dean for Student Affairs
                          Associate Professor of Pediatrics
                          UFCOM-Jacksonville
                          (904) 244-3050
                          frank.genuardi@jax.ufl.edu

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PLANNING AND PRESENTING WORKSHOPS THAT WORK 

Description:  This session gives participants the tools/framework necessary to construct and lead effective educational workshops.  The content addresses how to conduct a needs assessment of the target audience and use the results to plan an effective workshop. Characteristics of effective workshops and a basic workshop framework are presented.  Techniques for effective communication, stimulating audience participation and interaction, and evaluation are reviewed.

Format:  This interactive session can be modified to fit the participants’ needs, and can be presented in various formats between 1 and 3 hours.

Contact:          Elisa Zenni, M.D.
                        Assistant Dean for Educational Affairs, Jacksonville
                        Professor of Pediatrics
                        (904) 244-3149
                        elisa.zenni@jax.ufl.edu 

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MAKING SIMPLE DRAWINGS IN POWERPOINT – ADDING PIZZAZZ TO POWERPOINT PRESENTATIONS

Description:  This is an interactive workshop that is designed to introduce the novice to drawing figures in Powerpoint (PPT). Such figures are useful for educational and research presentations. As well, such drawings may also be suitable for publication.

Format:  This workshop is a hands-on-activity where everybody will learn to draw basic figures and create a variety of images such as organs, cells and chemical formulas. This exercise should be held in a computer lab and therefore scheduling the activity several weeks in advance is required.

Contact:          William E. Winter, M.D.
                        UF Department of Pathology, Immunology and Laboratory Medicine
                        Box 100275
                        Gainesville, Fl 32610-0275
                       
                        352-392-4053
                        FAX: 352-846-2149
                        winter@pathology.ufl.edu

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