This workshop will aim to provide tools and techniques for enabling active learning in a variety of educational environments.
In this workshop, you will focus on adapting your teaching style to engage learners in challenging circumstances. This course will complement and build upon the content and strategies you will have explored in the previous workshops of the Teaching Excellence program.
This Course is intended for those involved in ‘teaching’ medical students who wish to develop an understanding of how we can improve learning through their ‘teaching’ practice.
Suddards & Associates Consulting Inc
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Dr. Suddards holds a Bachelor of Education degree, Masters of Arts, and a PhD. She served over 33 years in the Canadian public-school system as a teacher, principal, curriculum and programs manager, consultant, and director of Metro Continuing Education.
In 2006, she formed her own consultancy and now provides strategic decision-making support to public and not-for-profit organizations.
She is a member of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), the Education Society of Edmonton, and Toastmasters International. She served as project lead in 2010-11 for the ALTA Trustee Learning initiative, focusing on trustee learning and board development. She is an experienced adult and community educator who loves to share what she has learned and support others in their learning.
Dr. Suddards as co-authored numerous presentations and posters for international conferences, and published multiple articles for peer-reviewed journals on topics related to student engagement.