Inspired Teaching

Classroom Learning Environment

By Teresa Chan (@TChanMD)
Originally Published, March 19, 2020

Classroom learning environments can be challenging; often students become disengaged and it can feel difficult to connect with your class. Here are a few recent resources that you might find interesting to review to help you think about your own teaching environments.

The Medical Education in Cases (MEdIC) series was a case-based set of faculty development modules. Here are five cases that will make you think differently about your classroom learning environments:

All cases are creative commons, so please feel free to share them print them, and use them to facilitate local discussions.

2. TED Talks about Public Speaking

There are a number resources from TED Talks that highlight how to structure your next presentation or talk

Dr. Teresa Chan (@TChanMD) is an associate professor in the Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Medicine at McMaster University.  She is a national award-winning clinician educator, and has recently taken the role of assistant dean for McMaster Faculty of Health Sciences Program for Faculty Development (@MacPFD).   She is also an avid scholar in health professions education and works with the MERIT group (@MERIT_McMaster), and conducts research and scholarship within this area.