Learning Styles Inventory

Journal Club Article: Collins, J. B., & Pratt, D. D. (2011). The teaching perspectives inventory at 10 years and 100,000 respondents: Reliability and validity of a teacher self-report inventory. Adult Education Quarterly, 61(4), 358-375. Background on Teaching Perspectives Inventory (TPI) “Ten years of accumulated responses for more than 100,000 respondents in more than 100 countries has provided…

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Authentic feedback: supporting learners to engage in disciplinary feedback practices

Journal Club Article: Dawson, P., Carless, D., & Lee, P. P. W. (2020). Authentic feedback: supporting learners to engage in disciplinary feedback practices. Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 1-11. Background on Feedback Literacy Questions how learners can be supported to productively engage in the kinds of feedback practices they may encounter after they graduate. Introduces…

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Self-regulated learning: Beliefs, techniques, and illusions

Journal Club Article: Bjork, R. A., Dunlosky, J., & Kornell, N. (2013). Self-regulated learning: Beliefs, techniques, and illusions. Annual Review of Psychology, 64, 417-444. Recognition that learning occurs outside formal learning environments and with online information it will be increasingly unsupervised. The Self Regulated Learner: Become Sophisticated As A Learner The process to become a truly effective…

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Exploring Informal Learning Among Hospital Nurses.

Journal Club Article: Bjørk, I. T., Tøien, M., & Sørensen, A. L. (2013). Exploring informal learning among hospital nurses. Journal of Workplace Learning. Keywords: Informal learning; hidden curriculum; mentorship; peer learning; workplace learning; communities of practice. Aim: Explore opportunities for informal learning among nurses working on a hospital ward (Oslo, Norway). Method: Field study on 1…

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A Lens Into Adult Learning

Journal Club Article: Walters, S. (2006). Adult learning within lifelong learning: a different lens, a different light. Journal of Education, 39(1), 7-26. There is no summary for this article, more it is being shared for the educator to look at contrasts of reflections, considering education on a macro level, reflecting on your local education system and is…

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Effective Feedback Process

Journal Club Article: Hardavella, G., Aamli-Gaagnat, A., Saad, N., Rousalova, I., & Sreter, K. B. (2017). How to give and receive feedback effectively. Breathe, 13(4), 327-333. Feedback Types informal formal formative summative Feedback Importance “it seems that learners value feedback more when it is given by someone they respect as a role model. Appropriate feedback contributes significantly…

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Journal Club: The Inevitable Reimagining of Medical Education

Reference: Emanuel EJ. The Inevitable Reimagining of Medical Education. JAMA. Published online February 27, 2020. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.1227 The End of Preclinical Classroom Instruction Move to online training Introduction of standardised tests Competency-based assessments Reduction of in-person lectures Online approach offers flexibility Offer a series of short—about 6 to 15 minutes—video sessions, each covering 1 or 2 major points…

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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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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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