Stanford University
Postdoctoral Scholars

Teaching Workshop

This two-day teaching improvement workshop for postdoctoral scholars in the biomedical or life sciences is designed to enhance participants’ versatility as teachers, enable them to use a 7-component educational framework to analyze teaching, and provide a forum for collegial exchange about teaching. The workshop is developed and given by Kelley M. Skeff, MD, PhD, and Georgette A. Stratos, PhD, Co-Directors of the Stanford Faculty Development Center (SFDC).  A similar workshop is given to residents, instructors and faculty members at the Stanford University School of Medicine and internationally.

The workshop covers selected topics that include:

  • Learning Climate
  • Control of Session
  • Communication of Goals
  • Promotion of Understanding & Retention
  • Evaluation of Learners
  • Feedback to Learners
  • Promotion of Self-Directed Learning

The workshop incorporates a variety of instructional methods including didactic presentations, group discussion, video vignette review, role-play and worksheet exercises, and personal goal setting.

Dates: August 7-8, 2017

Time: 9:30am - 3:30pm

Location: Will be announced to selected participants

Registration: CLOSED. Registration does not guarantee a seat in this workshop. Selected and waitlisted postdocs will be notified at least 1 week prior to the workshop.

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