Making Expert Thinking Visible: Harnessing Cognitive Apprenticeship to Improve Teaching

Making Expert Thinking Visible: Harnessing Cognitive Apprenticeship to Improve Teaching

Recorded On: 04/20/2022

Expert clinicians can sometimes struggle with teaching complex ideas to novice learners. The cognitive apprenticeship framework offers a host of strategies to help experts make their thinking more visible when engaging with learners. In this session, participants will learn about the components of the cognitive apprenticeship framework and the associated strategies that can support their teaching in classroom and clinic environments. Participants will work collaboratively to develop a plan that outlines how they can integrate the strategies effectively into their practice and evaluate the impact on learning.

 Learning Objectives 

  • Describe the cognitive apprenticeship framework as it relates to teaching in workplace environments.
  • Evaluate cognitive apprenticeship strategies that can applied to enhance the learning environment.
  • Develop a plan to integrate strategies to optimize learning in the workplace.

Original Release Date: April 20, 2022

Expiration Date: April 20, 2025

Questions? Contact learn@adea.org

CE Information

The American Dental Education Association is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.

An evaluation form is available to participants after the conclusion of the live webinar. To earn continuing education (CE) credit for participation in the webinar, the online evaluation must be completed in full by April 20, 2025. After completing the evaluation, webinar participants can print and save the CE Verification Form.

ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

The American Dental Education Association designates this activity for 1.00 continuing education credit.

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All speakers agree that neither they nor members of their immediate family have any financial relationships with commercial entities that may be relevant to their presentation.

Jennifer Brame, Ed.D., M.S., RDH

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Adams School of Dentistry

Jennifer Brame, Ed.D., M.S., RDH, is a Professor in the Division of Comprehensive Oral Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Adams School of Dentistry. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene Education from UNC Chapel Hill, and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Carson Newman University.  She is Director of Interprofessional Education & Practice and the Graduate Dental Hygiene Education Program. She currently teaches in undergraduate & graduate dental hygiene and pre-doctoral dental curricula, and is engaged in interprofessional education, curriculum and instructional design, and faculty development.  

Speaker agrees that neither they nor members of their immediate family have any financial relationships with commercial entities that may be relevant to their presentation.

​Michael D. Wolcott, Pharm.D., Ph.D.

High Point University School of Dental Medicine and Oral Health

Michael D. Wolcott, Pharm.D., Ph.D. is the Assistant Dean for Curriculum, Innovation, and Assessment and associate professor at the High Point University School of Dental Medicine and Oral Health. He leads an active research agenda on creative problem-solving techniques, curriculum change management, and inclusive teaching practices. Previously, he served as the Director of Educational Resources and Scholarship at the UNC Adams School of Dentistry. He completed his PhD at the UNC School of Education specializing in the learning sciences. He received his Doctor of Pharmacy from the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy and completed pharmacy residency at Duke University Hospital.

Speaker agrees that neither they nor members of their immediate family have any financial relationships with commercial entities that may be relevant to their presentation.

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Making Expert Thinking Visible: Harnessing Cognitive Apprenticeship to Improve Teaching
04/20/2022 at 1:00 PM (EDT)   |  60 minutes  |   Closed captions available
04/20/2022 at 1:00 PM (EDT)   |  60 minutes  |   Closed captions available
Survey - Making Expert Thinking Visible: Harnessing Cognitive Apprenticeship to Improve Teaching
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Assessment - Making Expert Thinking Visible: Harnessing Cognitive Apprenticeship to Improve Teaching
2 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  2/2 points to pass
2 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  2/2 points to pass
Certificate - Making Expert Thinking Visible: Harnessing Cognitive Apprenticeship to Improve Teaching
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