TLS Catalysts: A Conversation Series on Teaching
Upcoming TLS Catalysts
Past TLS Catalysts
April 15, 2013 - 2:30pmEdmonton Clinic Health Academy ECHA 1-190
March 18, 2013 - 2:30pmTelus Centre Room 217/219
This is the third of a monthly series of conversations with UofA teaching award winners on their trials and triumphs in teaching. Lead by the award winners themselves, the series is meant to provide a forum for celebration, conversation and reflection about teaching practices. Everyone is welcome to come and learn from some of our best teachers.
Simplify the message. Involve your learners. Take creative risks. Evaluate and refine frequently.
This is a session not to be missed! 3M Teaching Award winner Dr. Sarah Forgie, will demonstrate a unique teaching approach called “Medutainment.” The principles behind Medutainment are: Simplify the message. Involve your learners. Take creative risks. Evaluate and refine frequently. This approach is highly engaging and includes the Enteric jazz band and the Strep throat ukulele song. All are welcome to come and experience Medutainment and discover the impact of this approach to enhance learning.
Friday, May 31, 2013 | 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. | Edmonton Clinic Health Academy ECHA L1 420
Biography: Dr. Forgie studied microbiology and immunology at the University of Toronto. She then went on to study medicine, pediatric infectious diseases at the University of Manitoba. In 2003 she moved to Edmonton where she is currently the Site Medical Lead for Infection Prevention and Control at the Stollery Children’s Hospital and an Associate Professor in Pediatrics at the UofA. It was at the UofA where Dr. Forgie was able to cultivate her passion for teaching and learning. She is well known for her innovative and creative teaching techniques and was recently recognized by her peers with a 3M National Teaching Fellowship.