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Teaching with Technology: Facilitating Blended Learning in Medical Education

March 28, 2016


1:00–2:00 p.m. ET (UTC-4)

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David GreenDavid Green
Senior Instructional Designer
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine


This presentation describes an initiative at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine that fosters teaching and learning environments where self-guided mobile learning is blended with enhanced face-to-face opportunities that promote deeper learning and high-impact educational practices. Traditionally, students rely upon passive learning styles in medical school introductory courses. To engage students with quality-controlled content that is mobile, self-paced, and learner-centered, we adopted a blended approach for course redesigns. Our approach uses short instructional videos coupled with companion self-assessment exercises that are aligned with learning objectives and prepares students for high-impact face-to-face sessions.


  1. Experience recent medical education course redesigns by interacting with actual content
  2. Examine a faculty development infrastructure and strategies that accompany learner-centered education
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