Webinar: Developing Simulations as an Educational Strategy (CIRTL Network)

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Date/Time:Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Location:Join online session: http://www.cirtl.net/events
Cost:Free
URL:http://www.celt.iastate.edu/celt-resources/events/
Contact:
Phone:515-294-5357
Channel:Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching
Categories:Training, development
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Using the Constructivist's Learning Theory, we will discuss the world of simulations and how they can be used as a teaching strategy in the educational setting. Simulations, defined as an activity or event replicating real world practice, will be discussed highlighting this type of pedagogy's purposes, design features, and ways to utilize this teaching strategy in your classroom, laboratory, or in a clinical education setting.

Simulation pedagogy is a type of experiential, immersive learning that allow students to apply their knowledge and skills in a safe, non-threatening environment followed by a debriefing facilitated by the instructor. The debriefing, an evidence-based practice, is typically the forum where learners connect the dots and begin to understand complex concepts, relationships, and difficult phenomena. Facilitated by Pam Jeffries, Professor of Nursing, Vice Provost, Digital Initiatives, Johns Hopkins University


Join online session: http://www.cirtl.net/events

What is CIRTL (Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning)?
The CIRTL mission is to enhance excellence in undergraduate education through the development of a national faculty committed to implementing and advancing effective teaching practices for diverse learners as part of successful and varied professional careers. Iowa State University is one of CIRTL's member institutions.