Resources for Educating Kids @ Home

Resources for education continuation while at home. Warning – be careful when searching the internet to ensure the website is offering resources that are linked to the Australian Curriculum (Vic Curric is harder to find).  There is lots out there, but a large proportion won’t be successful as it will be too hard, too easy,…

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Journal Club: Online Formative Assessment

Article: Gikandi, Morrow, & Davis. (2011). Online formative assessment in higher education: A review of the literature. Computers & Education, 57(4), 2333-2351. As an educator in higher education or hospital setting it is likely part, some or all of your education will be delivered via online or blended learning approach. An essential component of education…

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Clinician-Educator in Nursing

Listening to a discussion on development pathways for educators really highlighted some career and focus points to consider. The main area that made me reflect was that some healthcare professionals would like to develop education skills and knowledge but their clinical roles are the priority and this development is one aspect of their portfolio, not…

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Moving from face to face to an online education approach.

In such current climate concerns there is a need to look at providing education through other channels. Face to face and blended learning may need to be replaced by online learning. Here are a few tools to consider using when connecting with learners. These resources are either free, or commonly available through work or higher…

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Curriculum Design

Setting up a program of education is a daunting task. This is a great resource using creative commons licence to share knowledge around curriculum design. All the concepts can be transferred into workplace education and the step by step process provides a development process structure. O’Neill, G. (2015). ‘Curriculum Design in Higher Education: Theory to…

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Incivility in Nursing

Journal Club Article: Shen, H., Wang, H., Yan, L., Liu, W., Zhang, J., Zhou, F., … & Deng, L. (2020). Incivility in nursing practice education in the operating room. Nurse Education Today, 104366 [abstract]. We will use Twitter to follow some great discussion and experiences around “nurses eating their young”.

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Team of Teams

Book Club: McChrystal, G. S., Collins, T., Silverman, D., & Fussell, C. (2015). Team of teams: New rules of engagement for a complex world. Penguin. “Technology and human behaviours have transformed dramatically in the past few decades, but organizations have not kept up. The pace of disruption has become overwhelming and unpredictable” McChrystal Group. I must…

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Basic Model of Supervision

Journal Club Article: Milne, D., Aylott, H., Fitzpatrick, H., & Ellis, M. V. (2008). How does clinical supervision work? Using a “best evidence synthesis” approach to construct a basic model of supervision. The Clinical Supervisor, 27(2), 170-190. Background: One of the major challenges hindering the further development of clinical supervision has been poor conceptualization in both theory…

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Science of Network

Networks are everywhere with Albert-László Barabási Resources Barabási, A. L. (2012). The network takeover. Nature Physics, 8(1), 14-16. Barabási Lab Science & Cocktails Follow on Twitter @SciCocktailsCPH Science & Cocktail YouTube Playlist

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Happy International Day of Education Jan 24th

Jan 24th: Happy International Day of Education aiming for inclusive and equitable quality education and lifelong opportunities for all. UNESCO: International Day of Education

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