EdVenture is the annual celebration of education at Penn State College of Medicine and typically includes:
- the Woodward Lecture, given by an invited scholar and innovator in medical science education
- workshops on educational topics
- an evening reception with posters on education (poster information) and presentation.
- Download the EdVenture CME packet:
- EdVenture CME Disclosure
- EdVenture Evaluation Form
- EdVenture 2013 Poster Listing
Join us in our annual celebration of medical and graduate education at EdVenture 2013 on Thursday, April 25, 2013. This event celebrates educational accomplishments at Penn State Hershey and includes the Woodward Lecture, a workshop, poster presentations, and award ceremony. CME credit is available.
Dr. Pratibha Varma-Nelson of Indiana Univeristy-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) will be this year's Woodward Lecturer. Dr. Varma-Nelson is well know in the education community for her pioneering work in development, implementation and dissemination of the Peer-Led Team Learning (PLTL) model of teaching. The title of her lecture, which will be presented from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. is "Peer-Led Team Learning: A student-faculty partnership for transforming the learning environment". Lunch will be provided at 11:30 a.m.
Dr. Varma-Nelson will also present a workshop at 1:30 p.m. titled "Peer-Led Team Learning Implementation".
EdVenture will continue at 6:00 p.m. in the University Conference Center with an academic poster session and reception, followed by the presentation of this year's Distinguished Educator Awards. For more information or to arrange CME credit, contact Lisa Harman at 717-531-8566 or firstname.lastname@example.org
EdVenture and the Woodward Lecture are sponsored by a generous gift from the estate of Grace Woodward, a long-time friend of Penn State University.
Click below on "Woodward Lecture/Workshop" to view the presentations
Download a Save the Date flyer for more information. If you wish to receive CME credit for the lecture or workshop or are planning to attend the EdVenture Celebration, please contact Lisa Harman, Administrative Support Assistant at email@example.com or call 531-8566.
EdVenture is supported by the Penn State Hershey Woodward Endowment Fund.