Social Media For Health Professionals

Take a read of this Twitter thread on the use of Social Media (#SoMe) for those in healthcare. There maybe differences within the healthcare professions to also consider, as well as blurring of personal and professional boundaries.

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Practice Exam Grading System

Quick grading system from ZipGrade . Note: This resource was recommended from a teacher and this is not a sponsored post. Please add other resources in the comments section, with budget and practicality the key factors.

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Wearable Robotics

Journal Club Article: Meyer, J.T., Gassert, R. & Lambercy, O. An analysis of usability evaluation practices and contexts of use in wearable robotics. J Neuro Engineering Rehabil 18, 170 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12984-021-00963-8 This study provides insights into the current application landscape of wearable robotics. The current practices and specified the contexts of use of wearable robots for human augmentation,…

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The Metaverse: Higher Education

This post by The Conversation provides an insight into the potential future of education and immersive learning in the virtual reality world. An interesting aspect of this approach is how monitisation of education may also change in the future. Article: Preston, J. (2021). Facebook, the Metaverse and the Monetisation of Higher Education. The Conversation.  By…

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Challenges of Evaluation in Digital Education

Journal Club Article: Cook, D. A., & Ellaway, R. H. (2015). Evaluating technology-enhanced learning: a comprehensive framework. Medical Teacher, 37(10), 961-970. Aim: To outline a comprehensive framework for Technology Enhanced Learning evaluation, which is the process of judging the value of education. Rationale: Lack of clear focus of evaluation for difitical technology educational activities, including online learning.…

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The Nurse Educator in COVID-19

The healthcare system has been thoroughly tested during the COVID-19 but this months jounral club article looks at the nurse educators demonstration of agility in adjusting to the rapid changes to the the education which they were required to deliver. Results to note: Reported significant occupational and psychological impacts, but also some unexpected positives and…

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Changing Education Paradigms

Watch this fantastic RSA Animate taken from a speech given by Sir Ken Robinson around the whole education system and its intended purpose. More on Ken Robinson: Creativity Expert

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Online Assessment, Integrity & e-cheating

Changes in higher education teaching and learning to online learning models, means assessment also has to be conducted differently. This special 4-part Integrity Matters series explores the prevalence and potential of artificial intelligence in the assessment security space. An essential component still requires human interaction in the loop with any assessment using security technology. Tackling…

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Virtual Resources: Collaboration Superpowers

Working in the virtual world requires new innovative ways and challenges to deliver meetings and all things education. Here is a comprehensive site for all kinds of tools for virtual meetings and events by Collaboration Superpowers. Check the compiled lists of useful tools and apps for remote teams to help you work better remotely, including the ice…

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Design tips for online teaching – get your slides right

This amazing resource By Don’t Forget The Bubbles: Top 10 slide design tips for online teaching – get your slides right. A nice refresher for presentations to “make you slides pop’. Resource Mayer, R. E. (2005). Cognitive theory of multimedia learning. The Cambridge Handbook of Multimedia Learning, 41, 31-48.

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