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Events



Norman Education Research Day 2021

This event is being held virtually

Named after one of McMaster’s longstanding faculty, Dr. Geoff Norman, this day is dedicated to celebrating the rich history and future of Health Professions Education research and scholarship across the Faculty of Health Sciences and McMaster University

This research day is dedicated to celebrating the rich history and future of Health Professions Education scholarship across the Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University.

This event is taking place virtually!

Registration link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZctc-mvqz0qHdCVE8A6OzMLcVN6TNqQb8lQ

To join the concurrent oral presentations of your choosing, please visit the NERD website https://www.normanresearchday.ca/


Plenary Speaker:
Dr. Pim Teunissen (Maastricht University)

Workplace curriculum design; connecting theory to practice 
An important part of undergraduate medical education and the vast majority of postgraduate medical education is situated in practice. Medical students’ and residents’ learning is influenced by the curriculum they follow, the specific opportunities for learning and guidance provided at their varying workplace(s) and their individual goals and ambitions. How to design workplace learning is a topic that has many practical challenges and is studied from a multitude of perspectives. In this presentation, Pim Teunissen will discuss why we situate learning in the workplace and the importance of different ways of thinking about what we want learners to learn. Based on answers to these fundamental questions, an approach to integrate learning and working will be discussed, linking theory and practice. This presentation will help those attending to focus on what they want to achieve when organizing workplace learning and provide guidance on how to identify areas for improvement in their own workplace learning environments.

Norman Education Research Day 2021

This event is being held virtually

Named after one of McMaster’s longstanding faculty, Dr. Geoff Norman, this day is dedicated to celebrating the rich history and future of Health Professions Education research and scholarship across the Faculty of Health Sciences and McMaster University

This research day is dedicated to celebrating the rich history and future of Health Professions Education scholarship across the Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University.

This event is taking place virtually!

Registration link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZctc-mvqz0qHdCVE8A6OzMLcVN6TNqQb8lQ

To join the concurrent oral presentations of your choosing, please visit the NERD website https://www.normanresearchday.ca/


Plenary Speaker:
Dr. Pim Teunissen (Maastricht University)

Workplace curriculum design; connecting theory to practice 
An important part of undergraduate medical education and the vast majority of postgraduate medical education is situated in practice. Medical students’ and residents’ learning is influenced by the curriculum they follow, the specific opportunities for learning and guidance provided at their varying workplace(s) and their individual goals and ambitions. How to design workplace learning is a topic that has many practical challenges and is studied from a multitude of perspectives. In this presentation, Pim Teunissen will discuss why we situate learning in the workplace and the importance of different ways of thinking about what we want learners to learn. Based on answers to these fundamental questions, an approach to integrate learning and working will be discussed, linking theory and practice. This presentation will help those attending to focus on what they want to achieve when organizing workplace learning and provide guidance on how to identify areas for improvement in their own workplace learning environments.

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