EdVenture to host University of Toronto scientists April 19

The Woodward Center for Excellence in Health Sciences Education will present EdVenture 2018, an annual celebration of Penn State College of Medicine educational activities and accomplishments, on April 19.

A professional head-and-shoulders shot pictures Nicole Woods wearing a necklace and dress blouse.

Nicole Woods

The day begins with a series of workshops ranging from curriculum development to technology in education and teaching best practices from 8:30 to 11:15 a.m. by College of Medicine faculty members.

Following the workshops, Dr. Nicole Woods, scientist and associate director of operations at the University of Toronto’s Wilson Centre, will present the 2018 Woodward Lecture, titled “How We Know What Isn’t So: Reconsidering the Value of Basic Science.” The lecture will begin at noon in College of Medicine Lecture Room A.

A professional head-and-shoulders shot pictures Maria Mylopoulos wearing a necklace and dress.

Maria Mylopoulos

Dr. Maria Mylopoulos, scientist and associate director of training programs at the Wilson Centre, will present the Woodward Workshop on “Preparing Learners to be the Experts We Need” at 1:30 p.m. in Lecture Room A.

Lunch will be provided starting at 11:30 a.m.

EdVenture will continue from 5 to 8 p.m. at Historic Acres of Hershey, 3425 Old Hershey Road in Elizabethtown.

For details, contact Jennifer Meka, director of the Woodward Center for Excellence in Health Sciences Education, at 717-531-0003, ext. 287646, or Bob Kennedy, an instructional designer in the Woodward Center for Excellence, at 717-531-7546.

April 4, 2018 Penn State College of Medicine News

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