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Effective teaching strategies for Cancer Biology

29 March 2017

University of Greenwich, London, UK

Lauren Pecorino (University of Greenwich)
Richard Grose (Barts Cancer Institute QMUL)
Pinar Uysal-Onganer (University of Westminster)
Wednesday 29 March 2017
09:30 - 10:00 Registration and refreshments

Session 1

Wednesday 29 March 2017
10:00 - 10:15
Introduction; including course aim and learning outcomes
10:15 - 10:45
Open discussions: good practice in teaching cancer biology "When does learning take place?"
10:45 - 11:00
Teaching principles of cancer biology highlighting the link between the molecular basis of cancer and therapy.
Lauren Pecorino (University of Greenwich)
11:00 - 11:30
How to teach nontechnically: Some Tips
Shah-Jalal Sarker (Barts Cancer Institute)
11:30 - 11:45
How to teach Cancer in a week for Medical Students
Richard Grose (Barts Cancer Institute)
11:45 - 12:15
Research Projects for undergraduates and Masters
Richard Grose (Barts Cancer Institute)
12:15 - 12:45
Assessment strategies for knowledge and building creativity
12:45 - 13:00
Questions & Answers
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch

Session 2

Wednesday 29 March 2017
14:00 - 14:45
Building a framework for student learning and engagement
Lauren Pecorino (For part of this session, the audience will carry out activities as students)
14:45 - 15:30
Demonstration of several IT assessments and tools
Pinar Onganer (University of Westminster)
15:30 - 16:00
Lecture design by participants and discussion
16:00 - 16:30
Summary and refreshments