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Workshop: Enhancing Your Classroom Teaching

Location: Health Science Centre, St. John's

Date: 18 September 2019


Most lecturers are dismayed by the lack of attention and engagement from their learners in the classroom. While no one can ever engage everyone all the time, there are proven strategies for enhancing your classroom teaching. These strategies will serve to better engage the students and to improve their learning, while making your experience as the lecturer more enjoyable. Join teaching consultant Steve Shorlin for this interactive workshop to learn some of these strategies and to share your own.

Date and Time: September 18, 2019 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Location: Office of Professional and Educational Development (OPED) Meeting Room 5

Facilitator: Steve Shorlin, OPED

Learning Objectives

At the end of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Distinguish between presentations and lectures
  • Incorporate effective PowerPoint strategies into classroom teaching
  • Describe strategies for engaging learners in the classroom
  • Effectively plan a teaching session

Program Agenda

Wednesday, September 18, 2019
4:30 PM


Funds in support of this CME activity were provided as an educational grant to Memorial University. The funds were independently allocated and disbursed in accordance with current CMA guidelines. An educational grant to help support this program provided by:

The Office of Professional Development (OPD), Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University, is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME), a subcommittee of the Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools (CACMS). This standard allows OPD to assign credits for educational activities based on the criteria established by The College of Family Physicians of Canada, and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.