Course Overview
H3ABioNet, Wellcome Connecting Science and the European Bioinformatics Institute are hosting a Train-the-Trainer workshop. The aim of the workshop is to empower trainers and educators focused on bioinformatics and data science to design, develop, and deliver effective training in their field of expertise. Trainers will learn how to plan, design, and deliver training in bioinformatics to impart skills to students, professionals, and future experts.
Intended Audience
Applicants must be individuals involved in genomics or bioinformatics and interested in developing their skills in effectively training others in specific topics.
Keywords: Genomics, Bioinformatics, Education, Training
Skill level of training: Beginner
Language: English
Credential awarded: Letter of completion
Type of training: Blended/hybrid learning
Venue of workshop: Online - Zoom
Dates for the workshop: 22 November – 8 December 2022, Tuesday and Thursday, 14h00 – 17h00
Workshop organisers: Nicola Mulder, Alice Matimba, Dusanka Nikolic, Verena Ras, Benjamin Moore, Piv Gopalasingham, Isabela Malta, Sarah Morgan, Sindiswa Lukhele
Participation: FREE
Workshop Sponsors: H3ABioNet, Wellcome Connecting Science, and the European Bioinformatics Institute.

Participant applications

Registration for participants opens: Fri, 30/09/2222
Registration for participants closes: Fri, 21/10/2222
Participant registration link:
Syllabus and Tools

Course schedule:

 

Week

Dates

Time

Topics

Session content

1

17 Nov 2022

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

14h00 – 17h00 CAT

 

Get to know each other and course overview

 

 

2

22 Nov 2022

 

Training theory and practical aspects

Theoretical aspects

 

24 Nov 2022

Course design elements and factors

 

 

3

29 Nov 2022

 

Training design elements

Design your own training Part 1

02 Dec 2022

Design your own training Part 2

 

 

4

 

06 Dec 2022

 

Training evaluation

 

Feedback and evaluation

 

08 Dec 2022

 

Training design project

Project presentation and peer review

 

 

Online

Course evaluation, wrap-up

Post-course feedback and certificates

 

Prerequisites
Objectives

After this workshop participants should be able to:

  • Apply theoretical and pedagogical concepts to learning
  • Describe the pipeline for effective design and development of
  • Define factors that influence training design and promote
  • Design a short training course on a specific
  • Plan training evaluation using appropriate
  • Critically review the design of bioinformatics
Workshop limitations
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