Challenges & Solutions for Diverse Learners in a Remote Educational Environment

February 19, 2021
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET
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Hosted by the Minority Faculty SIG

The COVID-19 pandemic has enforced drastic changes in educational practices worldwide, with many colleges and universities moving towards online/distance learning. Pharmacy schools are no exception to this unprecedented circumstance and the delivery of their didactic courses, educational programs, and practical experiences all being affected by now utilizing electronic methods and online teaching. This webinar will provide an overview of the challenges, barriers, and strategies used to support students through the online learning experience.

Objectives:

  1. To discuss challenges and barriers to distance learning amongst diverse student learners (eg. abilities, educational tracks, family dynamics, ethnic/racial, and geographical backgrounds) 
  2. To identify strategies to support students through the online learning and assessment process 

Moderator:

Tyan F. Thomas, PharmD, MSMEd, BCPS
Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy at the University of the Sciences

Presenters:

Shadi Doroudgar, PharmD, APh, BCPS, BCGP, BCPP
Associate Professor, Clinical Sciences Department
Touro University California College of Pharmacy

Briana S. Journée, PharmD, MBA, CPh, AAHIVP
Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Florida A&M University College of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences 

Jesse Swartz, MS
Director, Student Advising & the Student Excellence in Professional Preparation Program (co-curriculum program)
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia
 

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