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After-TIME Workshop - August 2023 - Fostering Diverse and Inclusive Learning Environments in Academic Support and Remediation

When: Tuesday, August 15, 2023
5:15 PM - 6:30 PM CT

Where: McGaw Pavilion, Room 1-401, 240 E. Huron, Chicago, IL 60611 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Graduate Students

Contact: FAME   (312) 503-2874

Group: Feinberg Academy of Medical Educators - FAME

Category: Lectures & Meetings, Academic


How Learning Theory Shapes Your Educational Practice

Michael B. Spewak, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Hospital-Based Medicine)

Valeria C. Cohran, MD
Associate Chair for Diversity and Inclusion, Department of Pediatrics
Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition)


Learning Objectives

1. Describe the characteristics and benefits of diverse and inclusive learning environments for both learners and coaches. 

2. Within the context of academic support and remediation, identify potential barriers to cultivating these environments and understand the impacts of these barriers on individuals and institutions. 

3. Craft strategies to help mitigate these challenges in a variety of scenarios and levels of learners. 


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