Spring Development Day – Let’s Get Active

  • Date: January 11, 2017
  • Time: 9:30 am to 1:30 pm

Target Audience

Target Audience

NMC Faculty and other healthcare professionals interested in the use of active learning strategies. 



Value: $160

Cost: $0 with Methodist Employee Discount

Course Description

Course Description 

1) Articulate how they might apply one or more active teaching and learning strategies in one or more of their courses.

2) Articulate how they might apply one or more technologies to support active teaching and learning strategies in one or more of their courses.

3) Articulate how they might use their course environments (physical and/or virtual) to be able to actively engage students.



Time Agenda
9:00am 9:30am Registration
9:30am 9:50am Overview & Group Discussion
    Concurrent Sessions
    (Attendees will divide into small groups and rotate through the sessions below):
    Speed Dating with Active Strategies
    Tantalizing Technologies
    Engaging Environments
10:00am 10:40am 1st Rotation
10:50am 11:30am 2nd Rotation
11:40am 12:20pm 3rd Rotation
12:30pm 12:45pm Lunch & Small Group Sharing
12:45pm 1:25pm Keynote: Taking a Risk: Making the Transition from Lecturing to Active Teaching and Learning
    Eric Kyle, PhD, Cristy Daniel, EdD, OTRL; & Vicky Morgan, PhD
1:25pm 1:30pm Evaluations & Closing




Eric Kyle, PhD - Director of CREATE Center, Nebraska Methodist College

Jody Woodworth, PhD - Vice President, Academic Affairs, Nebraska Methodist College

Harsha Sharma, PhD - Professor, Nebraska Methodist College

Jackie Hoeft, MEd - Instructional Design Specialist, Nebraska Methodist College

Meg Blair, PhD, MSN, RN, CEN - Professor, Nebraska Methodist College

Cristy Daniel, Ed.D., OTR/L - Associate Professor of Occupational Therapy at College of St. Mary

Vicky Morgan, PhD - Associate Dean, Graduate Studies; Director, Teaching Learning Center; Professor of Education at College of St. Mary.



Credit Information

Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development awards educational credit to the disciplines listed below. Each professional is accountable to understand their accrediting/licensing body’s standards and requirements. The definitive source of information on continuing education requirements is your state or national regulatory board.

Participants must complete all requirements for successful completion to receive nursing contact hours or continuing education credit for an educational activity.

Nurses:  3.0 contact hours awarded.  MW MSD Provider Approval #:NE1019-9.

Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Iowa Board of Nursing Provider #120

 Occupational Therapy and Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants: 

This offering meets the continuing education criteria for 3.0 clock hours for Nebraska and Iowa occupational therapists.

 Physical Therapy and Physical Therapist Assistants:

This offering meets the continuing education criteria for 3.0 clock hours for Nebraska and Iowa physical therapists and physical therapist assistants.

Education Credit

3.0 Education hours.  Nebraska Methodist College Division of Professional Development assigns education hours based on 60 minutes of classroom instruction for each offering.  Participants may use these for their professional continuing education hours and toward re-licensure if so approved within the standards and guidelines of their discipline.

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