Instructional Methods

The Geisel Instructional Method Guidelines are intended to provide Geisel School of Medicine Faculty and members of MEC Course Review teams with:

  • Definitions of instructional methods,
  • Guidelines on the selection and implementation of these methods into instructional practice,
  • Acceptable variations on the implementation of each method into instructional practice, and
  • A list of resources to consider when implementing each method.

These guidelines are not intended to answer all questions or to dictate prescribed methodologies of instruction.

Geisel faculty from all departments are encouraged to reference the instructional methods and consult with the Manager of Instructional Design and Technology for further information.

Instructional Method Included in the Guidelines document are as follows: