Instructional Methods in Health Professions Education


This course provides those involved in educating members of the health professions an asynchronous, interdisciplinary, and interactive way to obtain, expand, and improve their teaching skills. These skills can then be applied within their own professional context, with a variety of learners, extending across many stages.

After completing this course, learners will:
1. Understand educational theory as it relates to health professions education
2. Match instructional methods with desired educational outcomes
3. Learn a variety of applied teaching techniques
4. Share successful teaching strategies

Suggested resources will include educational videos, individual readings, recommended
reference books, and crowd-sourced recommendations. All students should have
dependable access to the internet with video streaming capabilities. Some students
may want the ability to utilize on-line video conferencing as well.

  • Rating

    4 stars

    based on 155 reviews

  • Subject

  • Language


  • Duration

    7 weeks

  • Status


  • U-M Credit Eligible



  • Caren Stalburg

    Caren Stalburg

    Assistant Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology


5 out of 5 stars

July 11, 2019

best online course i had ever had

5 out of 5 stars

May 22, 2019

Excellent course. Must for all health professional in academia

5 out of 5 stars

April 14, 2019

i have loved this course and have learnt a lot. i have now enrolled in a masters program in my home country and this course has been my main inspiration. keep up the good work

5 out of 5 stars

August 31, 2018

Excellent course