Have you ever seen your students falling asleep in class? Have they been less than excited to learn medical terminology? In this course you will discover ways to teach medical terminology that keep your students interested, attentive, and highly engaged in the critical concepts and applications they need to know. Learn to use these active methods, as well as the reasons behind them, and watch your student success rates increase as you adapt and apply new methods to your medical terminology classes.
Please note that ED310 presents learning activities that are applicable to the on-campus classroom or lab. It is not designed for instructors who teach Medical Terminology in the online environment.
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"This course contained a lot of great ideas that I will use in my classes. I appreciated that much of the material was presented in a printable form that I could print and save for future reference."
"I learned many different teaching techniques for teaching Medical Terminology, which I will incorporate into my classroom."
"This course helped me to understand the importance of differnt ways of teaching and the different activities that could be used in class to make medical terminology classes easy as well as intersting."
"This course gave me a lot of ideas how to incorporate new things into my terminology classes. "
"This course kept my attention and definitely great ideas to try out. Good job and thanks!"
"I was very happy with the course content and it really opened up my eyes and mind to some teaching methods I will be able to adopt and use in my classroom. I can't wait to utilize the tools I have just learned about to help my students obtain and retain the programs we are teaching. "
"Interesting ideas and ways to get my students more actively involved in learning."
"This course had some great ideas for classroom learning."
"I am glad I took this course because not only can I use it for med-term but also the other classes I teach."
"This training course has got to be one of the best ones I have taken! I loved it!"
"I am incorporating new ideas and fun activities for my students. Meanwhile I am having a great deal of fun myself! I find the students are excited with the end results, after participating in the games. Their knowledge base is greater than they expected and are able to recall medical terminology in all of the classes that I teach."
"Loved this course!!! Can't wait to use the activities in my own classroom!"
"I enjoyed this course and plan on implementing several of the techniques in class. Thank You"
"I enjoyed this course and have already implemented some of the activities in my classroom with great success. With all of these games, my students were laughing, engaged, and really enjoyed it. I think my favorite one so far has been the matching game. The extra time it takes to prep for these activities is so worth it in making learning fun."
"I found this to be a useful course that provided great examples of activities to conduct in class to promote learning."
"I enjoyed this course, good information and it gave me some tools that I can use in the classroom."
"I'm glad I took this course - it actually highlighted many of the difficulties I've experienced since becoming an instructor. I feel that I have a better grasp on what it means to be "an effective instructor" and I very much needed the pointers on how to handle the different types of personalities each student has. My goal at this time is to first and foremost look at my behavior and actions when I sense a problem arising with a student. I really never did that before. Or maybe I did it ineffectively? I truly believe this will make a huge difference in my teaching experience from now on."
"I enjoyed this course! Awesome tips that I will definitely use in the classroom. Thank you so much!!!!! Please create one for teaching medical surgical nursing systems!!!! 5 stars!!!"
Module 1: Creating Long-Term Memory
Discuss how positive emotion creates long-term memory and mental engagement in students.
Assess signs and symptoms of learners who are not engaged.
Determine the amount of time it takes before students lose interest and attention in class.
Describe the importance of reviewing and refocusing.
Module 2: Group Activities
Apply active group methods to teaching medical terminology.
Recognize examples of active group methods.
Assess six teaching methods which fit your teaching style and learners' needs in the classroom.
Determine which one you plan to use in your next class.
Module 3: Using Individual Activities to Teach Medical Terminology
Develop active individual methods for teaching terminology.
Assess and select at least one active learning idea for use with students working alone or in small groups.
Module 4: Using Visual Methods
Adapt one segment of content to a new teaching idea.
Evaluate the success of applying interactive teaching techniques in your medical terminology classes.
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4 Hours of Activities
Study Course Content
Pass ALL Required Quizzes
Certificate of Completion
4 Hours of Continuing Education
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This course provides a Certificate of Completion with 4 hours of continuing education credits.
This course provides credit toward the Certified Higher Education Professional (CHEP) credential in the following specialization area(s):
CHEP in Teaching
This course provides credit toward the continuing education requirements for CHEPs in all areas of specialization.