Educational research spotlight: Qualitative research

What exactly is qualitative research?  Is it really a respected and acceptable approach to research? Qualitative approaches have become increasingly important to health professions educational research. During this active workshop, participants will learn about the scope, purpose, and importance of qualitative research as well as the different approaches to gaining thick, rich understandings of phenomena.

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Getting the most from your mentoring relationships

This workshop will be designed for junior faculty members who are seeking information on how they can better build and maintain mentoring relationships and thereby taking control of their career development. Topics that will be discussed include characteristics of successful and failed mentoring relationships, the Cs of mentoring and building your own network of mentors, and strategies for getting the most out of one’s mentoring relationships. Facilitated by Jamilah Hackworth, EdD.

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