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Twitter Chat:Virtual Instruction: How to Effectively Teach by Leveraging Digital Tools

May 25, 2021 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM CT

Technology advancements & COVID—both have accelerated the pace of virtual learning, both for instructors and students.

On Tuesday, May 25 at 9pm EST, Yasmeen Butt, MD, FCAP, will take over the CAP Twitter handle (@Pathologists) to host a discussion on this topic on how to optimize virtual teaching by leveraging digital tools.

Follow the CAP on Twitter at @Pathologists and use the hashtag #capchat to share your thoughts with the group.

#capchat Leaders

  • Host: Yasmeen Butt, MD, FCAP, Member, Digital Content Committee (DCC), tweeting from CAP Twitter handle (@Pathologists)
  • Expert guest panelists: Jerad Gardner, MD, FCAP (@JMGardenerMD) and Vikram Deshpande, MD, FCAP (@Vik_deshpandeMD)

Chat Discussion Questions

Q1. What are some of the benefits and impact of virtual teaching & learning?

Q2. What about for pathologists outside the US? How has the virtual space impacted pathology knowledge exchange?

Q3. What are some of your favorite platforms for virtual teaching?

Q4. What are the key challenges you encounter in terms of virtual teaching?

Q5. What are your key virtual teaching tools (video, images, tutorials…)

Q6. Name some of the best practices for virtual teaching, including deidentifying photos.

Q7. Do have any additional advice about sharing images?

Q8. Finally, do you think virtual teaching will ever replace in-person teaching? Supplement?

Note: This Twitter chat will be following a Q&A format. The host, tweeting from @Pathologists, will ask questions or post discussion topics (beginning with Q1, Q2, etc.); the leaders will post answers starting with “A” and the corresponding question number (A1, A2, etc.). Ask your question or comment on one of the discussion questions/answers by referencing the specific discussion question beginning your tweet with “QX”, with X referring to the question number.

How to Participate

  1. Follow along on the #capchat hashtag. Invite your followers to join the chat.
  2. Introduce yourself, where you are from, and any relevant professional details to the group.
  3. Respond to the Q’s using A1, A2, A3, etc.

Tip: Mute or block any bots taking over your feed. Ask questions and share your best tips and tricks with the group.

Past Chat Information and Wrap-Ups

Twitter Chat

Date: Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Time: 9 PM – 10 PM EST; 8 PM - 9 PM CT

Read the Twitter Chat Wrap-Up Right Arrow