Table 2

Workshop design, ongoing modifications and associated outcomes

Design featureInitial configurationModified configurationOutcomes
Group sizeLarge groups, approximately eight peopleSmaller groups, approximately four people.More manageable for deliverables; increased individual participation
Group stabilityStable groups, rarely changing membersRegularly changingIncreased networking and exposure to classmates
Workshop locationOne larger lecture hall with all teaching team membersTwo breakout rooms with divided teaching teamEasier to hear each other; allowed more time for presentations and feedback
ApproachLargely online and using computers (ie, jam board, shared folders)Introduced physical posters and sticky notes to encourage movementIncreased dynamic engagement; Online systems often created logistic challenges