ERSIG Presentations for AY 2014-15

1 October 2014: Joint Master Teacher Guild-ERSIG session: CONCEPTUAL ASSESSMENT: What should your students know? And how do you know if they have learned it? by Joel Michael, PhD (Rush University)


 17 December 2014 & 13 January 2015: NUMEROUS WAYS TO USE QUALTRICS IN ACADEMIA

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17 February 2015: This article by Freeman, et. al was discussed to explore how this research might apply to RFUMS: Active Learning Increases Student Performance in Science, Engineering, and Mathematics


ERSIG Presentations for AY 2013-14

11 March 2014, CLC 2.068

The Student Experience in Online Learning:  Insights from Constructivist Online Learning Environment Survey (COLLES) Pilot Study
Diane R. Bridges MSN, RN, CCM 
    Department of Health Services Administration                   
Donna Frownfelter, PT, DPT, MA, CCS, RRT, FCCP
    Department of Physical Therapy
Marilyn Hanson, M.A.T.
    Department of Interprofessional Healthcare Studies
Lynn Janas, PhD
    Department of Nutrition                                               
Linda Mast, PhD, FACMPE 
    Department of Pre-Professional Health Science


11 February 2014, CLC 2.068

Impact of Care-Giving for Dementia Patients on Health Care Services Utilization and Quality of Life of Caregivers
Ateequr Rahman, MBA, PhD 
Associate Professor 
Pharmacy Practice-College of Pharmacy


7 January 2014, CLC 2.068

Knowing What to Regulate and Regulating What You Know: The Effect of a Metacognitive Learning and Its Application to IPE and Collaborative Practice 
Tamzin Battenson, PhD

The Institute of Interprofessional Education

Session Goals:
  • To examine previous research on the influence meta-cognition appears to have on learning and education
  • Highlight emergent constructs that may be beneficial to IPE
  • Have a conversation about possible androgogies that could be developed from the results.

9 December 2013, HSB 1.702

Implementing and Evaluating Hand-Held Resources for Medical Information Access in Resource Poor Settings

Inis Jane Bardella, MD, FAAFP

Associate Dean for Faculty Development and Global Health Initiatives
Chicago Medical School

This presentation covered the following:
  • The challenges and barriers to accessing current medical information for residents and faculty in resource poor settings of the world.
  • Realistic solutions for addressing the challenges and over-coming the barriers.
  • Research from Kenya and Rwanda evaluating the introduction of hand-held medical information access at the Point of Care (POC) to answer clinical questions.

12 November 2013, Centennial Room 2.068

Increasing Under-Represented Minority Applications: A First Step Toward Achieving Greater Student Diversity
Matthew Nuciforo PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT, CSCS
Department of Physical Therapy
This presentation provides an overview of the issues confronting universities around recruitment and retention of under-represented minority students, as well as results of an analysis of national data describing applications to schools of physical therapy.

8 October 2013, HSB 1.710

Building New Assessment Tools: Stories from the trenches
P. Michel Statler, MLA, PA-C
Program Director
Physician Assistant Department
Overview of project to develop new clinical year exams designed to assess student knowledge and promote ongoing program evaluation.  Reflection on scope and implementation of project with highlights from lessons learned.

 10 September 2013,  HSB 1.710

Diagnostic Error and Overconfidence. Can we teach strategies to improve accuracy?
Jim Carlson,PhD, PA-C
Vice Dean CHP
Assessment of a clinical simulation exercise in which students and residents conferred with interprofessional members of the team in making a diagnosis, and were then also asked to use a web-based clinical decision support tool

Past Programs AY 2012-13

14 May 2013, HSB 1.702
A Study of a Continuing Professional Education Model to Impact Interprofessional Collaboration: Preliminary Data and Results
Linda Mast, PhD, FACMPE
Associate Professor
Department of Health Services Administration
College of Health Professions

9 April 2013, HSB 1.702
Presentation: Looking "Under the Hood": Exploring the Analytics that Universities Use to Balance Affordability, Academic Quality, Diversity and Revenue in Today’s Competitive Environment
Presented by David H. Kalsbeek, PhD
Senior Vice President for Enrollment Management and Marketing
DePaul University

12 March 2013, Faculty Lounge
Qualitative Research Methods in Educational Research
Presented by Rea Katz, PhD, PA-C

Examples of Qualitative Research in Health Professions Education
    Building Effective Community–Academic Partnerships to Improve Health: A Qualitative Study of Perspectives from Communities
    Characteristics of Successful and Failed Mentoring Relationships: A Qualitative Study Across Two Academic Health Centers
    Appraising Qualitative Research Articles in Medicine and Medical Education
    Female Medical Students' Mentoring Experiences: A Multi-institutional Qualitative Study

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