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HPME 801 FOUNDATIONS OF HEALTH PROFESSIONS EDUCATION 3 Credit Hours

This course presents the basic concepts and processes of curriculum and instruction, including learning theories, curriculum planning, teaching modalities, and curriculum evaluation. Topics are selected to give students a basic understanding of pedagogy. Evaluation is based on weekly discussion posts and papers.

Cross List: HPTT 601

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

HPME 802 INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONS EDUCATION 3 Credit Hours

This course focuses on the fundamentals of instructional design for developing highly effective instruction. Topics include the science of how people learn, learning situations and characteristics, task and needs analysis, development of goals and objectives, principles of design process, assessment strategies (formative and summative), and concepts of design for a variety of environments and instructional modalities.

Cross List: HPTT 602

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

HPME 803 INTEGRATING TECHNOLOGY INTO HEALTH PROFESSIONS CURRICULUM 3 Credit Hours

This course is intended to prepare the graduate student, professional student, health educators or health professional to integrate technology into health sciences curriculum. It is designed to help health profession educators to become confident with the practical applications of technology integration when constructing curriculum. This course will focus on integrating modern technologies in the traditional, online, hybrid and flipped classrooms.

Cross List: HPTT 603

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

HPME 804 MULTIMEDIA AND EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES FOR LEARNING IN THE HEALTH PROFESSIONS 3 Credit Hours

This course provides participants with an introduction to the use of multimedia and emerging technology for teaching and learning in the health professions. Participants will develop skills and apply knowledge using technology tools to enhance their profession. Participants will research, discuss and share current technology trends in health professions. They will engage with multimedia and telecommunication solutions, evaluate existing and emerging technology learning opportunities and articulate personal principles concerning technology for teaching and learning.

Cross List: HPTT 604

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

HPME 805 EVALUATION AND ASSESSMENT OF TEACHING AND LEARNING IN HEALTH PROFESSIONS EDUCATION 3 Credit Hours

This course explores the nature, objective, and basic procedures of assessment and program evaluation as applied to the various aspects of health professions education settings. The course will examine technical characteristics of various assessment methods, including both traditional and alternative methods. In addition, the course will analyze and discuss various topics in assessment such as authentic assessment, large-scale assessment, formative assessment, and assessment for program evaluation. Additional topics will include accreditation, program review, benchmarking, and evaluation of teaching in health professions programs.

Cross List: HPTT 605

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU

HPME 830 RESEARCH ANALYSIS AND DESIGN FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONS EDUCATION 3 Credit Hours

The purpose of this course is to provide an introduction to research methods likely to be encountered during a health professions teaching and technology career. Learners will demonstrate the steps of scientific research. This course will cover topics including formulation of a research problem, sampling and research design, dissemination of research findings, and research proposal writing. These topics will be discussed in detail and result in the learners demonstrating the application of newly acquired skills through critical review of peer-reviewed scientific articles. Research ethics is large component of the course. Learners will complete the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) training program as well as learn about the Institutional Review Board (IRB) processes and applications. Through an iterative process of group feedback and project refinement, each learner will develop a research/grant proposal which can be included in an e-portfolio.

Typically Offered: FALL/SP/SU