Information resources for evidence-based interprofessional health care decisions: Developing, testing and evaluating library-based innovative technology enhanced team instruction methods

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Lyons, Amy
SUNY , State University of New York , IITG , Innovative Instructional Technology Grants , Inter-professional Team Instruction , Effective Instruction Methods , Technology enhanced classrooms
Multidisciplinary interprofessional teams of librarians, faculty and students at the University at Buffalo (UB) and SUNY Buffalo State (Buffalo State) will plan, pilot and evaluate innovative approaches to instruction using Open SUNY online learning tools and technology enhanced classrooms at Buffalo State. Interprofessional team instruction will center on student competencies in the discovery, evaluation and sharing of evidence-based information resources for collaborative, interprofessional decision-making in healthcare. The project will support UB’s Interporfessional Education (IPE) Initiative involving UB’s five health sciences schools, related disciplines, and resident education programs in affiliated teaching hospitals. It will also support Buffalo State’s undergraduate health education programs. The project will culminate with a two-day workshop to test and evaluate the effectiveness of the most promising instruction methods in the Buffalo State Butler Library active learning classrooms. The impact of these instruction methods and technologies on student learning outcomes and attitudinal changes will be studied using reliable and valid formative and summative evaluation methods. Project outcomes, model syllabi, evaluations and instruction videos will be disseminated in journal publications, on local/national library and IPE websites, at regional and national conferences, and via the SUNY Learning Commons.
Project Co-PI’s and Key Partners listed on the attached document.