Formative & Summative Assessment

Introduce and provide an overview of formative & summative assessment: Describe key concepts related to formative and summative assessment Formative and summative assessment in healthcare Making learning visible Key learning resources

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The Perfect Assessment

Introduce and provide an overview of assessments: Describe concepts of competence and competency in healthcare Multi dimensional model & capability Types of assessments Share some key learning resources

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Q Methodology

“Q Methodology is a research method used in psychology and in social sciences to study people’s “subjectivity”—that is, their viewpoint” (Wikipedia, 2019). “Q-methodology is one approach that can be used to help policy makers and researchers actively engage with those who are important in policy implementation, and anticipate their responses. Q-methodology combines qualitative and quantitative research methods to systematically explore…

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Check-In Check-Out Process

Journal Club Article: Henderson, A., Harrison, P., Rowe, J., Edwards, S., Barnes, M., & Henderson, S. (2018). Students take the lead for learning in practice: A process for building self-efficacy into undergraduate nursing education. Nurse Education in Practice, 31, 14-19 [abstract]. Aim: To prepare graduate nurses for practice, the curriculum and pedagogy need to facilitate student engagement,…

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Nursing Education Network Presentations

Here is the playlist for all presentations to date. Remember its a work in progress so they will increase in number, and hopefully in quality and presenting skills over time. They are based around microlearning so are perfect for on the go learning. If you go to the original post for each recording, the presentation…

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Novice To Expert: Constructivism in Nursing

Introduce and provide an overview of constructivism in nursing: Define constructivism Discuss constructivism in the nursing context Explain the concept of scaffolding

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Social Learning Theory

Introduce and provide an overview of social learning theory: Describe social learning theory and key concepts Communities of Practice by Etienne Wenger Share key learning resources

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Intended Learning Outcomes

Introduce and provide an overview of intended learning outcomes (ILOS’s): Describe what are ILO’s Purpose of ILO’s Provide example of ILO’s This presentation supplements a previous post on Intended Learning Outcomes.

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Glossary of Education Terms: Wikipedia Resource

Formal education terminology can be at times confusing, potentially exclusionary for those trying to understand the theoretical components for their development as healthcare educators. Try explaining terms such as the cognising individual, epistemological theory or my old adversary, Radical Constructivism (which I couldn’t find in this glossary, maybe they couldn’t explain it either!). Glossary of…

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