Educational Technologies

Education Technologies presentations cover the use of technology in medical education, such as PowerPoint, Tegrity, Camtasia, Sakai, etc. Technologies used in remote learning and the use of social media as education tools are included.

Powerful Point: Take Microsoft PowerPoint from Slide Show to Interactive Educational Tool

  • Speaker: Samuel A. McQuiston, MD
  • Description: Originally created as a grand rounds presentation for the USA Department of Radiology, this presentation was modified to be an interactive workshop where participants produce an interactive PowerPoint presentation which incorporates multimedia sources, animations, and dynamic hyperlinks.
  • Objectives: Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to…
    • Incorporate animation, sound, and video into PowerPoint presentations,
    • Use external hyperlinks in PowerPoint presentations to incorporate Internet content in conferences, and
    • Use internal hyperlinks in PowerPoint presentations to create a dynamic, interactive sessions.
  • Location and Resources: Computer laboratory or computer center is preferred. Each participant will need individual access to a computer hosting PowerPoint. Internet access required.
  • Time: 1.5 hours

REDCap

  • Speaker: Clista Clanton, MSLS
  • Description: REDCap for performance improvement and research projects
  • Objectives: Objectives for this session will be developed based on the needs of the department.
  • Location and Resources: Standard classroom with audiovisual support.
  • Time: TBD

Sakai in Depth 

  • Speaker: USAonline Staff
  • Description: Sakai is a customizable, educational software platform designed to support teaching, research and collaboration. This session provides an overview of core USAonline (Sakai) functions and tools such as course setup, importing of content, uploading a syllabus setting up assignments, building lessons, administering tests, setup and posting to grade book, etc.
  • Objectives: Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to navigate the fundamentals of USAonline.
  • Location and Resources: Standard classroom with overhead projector, audiovisual support.
  • Time: 1-2 hours as determined by department

Sakai for Medical Education

  • Speaker: Joyce Guest, PhD
  • Description: Sakai is a customizable, educational software platform designed to support teaching, research and collaboration. This session will prepare users of Sakai to meet their medical education needs.
  • Objectives: Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to…
    • Identify key components to use in Sakai, the learning management system used at USA,
    • Create a project site for resident education,
    • Develop online commutation via forums and/or small groups, and
    • Upload various media and resources into Sakai.
  • Location and Resources: Standard classroom with internet access and audiovisual support.
  • Time: 60 minutes

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