College of Medicine webinar series focuses on active learning

The Penn State College of Medicine Office of Medical Education is hosting a series of five webinars on active learning organized by the International Association of Medical Science Educators. The seminars are designed for those interested in finding ways to better engage their learners in the classroom. The webinars will be held Thursdays from noon to 1 p.m. in room CG624E at the College of Medicine at the Penn State Hershey Medical Center. The topics for discussion are as follows:


Jan. 9: Active Learning - More Than Just Clickers! 

Jan. 16: Active Learning - You Have to Start Somewhere

Jan. 23: Flipped classroom; Bridges Curriculum

Jan. 30: Practical Tips for Active Learning in Large Scale Classrooms

Feb. 6: Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)

The sessions are independent of each other, and participants should feel free to attend all or only those of interest. Participants who attend all five session will receive a certificate of attendance.

To register, visit For more information contact the Office of Medical Education at 717-531-0003, ext. 289363.

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Last Updated January 08, 2014