The Essential Elements of Digital Literacies

Journal Club Article: Belshaw, D. (2016). The essential elements of digital literacies. ” This is the kind of book that still requires some work on the part of the reader to translate into practical action. In other words, this isn’t a handbook. “ Importance of how to learn, Skills are not learned in isolation, but…

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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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12 Tips for Applying the Science of Learning to Health Professions Education.

Journal Club Article: Gooding, H. C., Mann, K., & Armstrong, E. (2017). Twelve tips for applying the science of learning to health professions education. Medical teacher, 39(1), 26-31. Background: There is a vast amount of data around the science of learning. The evidence comes from an array of specialties, from cognitive psychology, neuroscience, sociology, anthropology and behavioral…

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Creating effective learning in today’s emergency departments

Journal Club Article: Bandiera, G., Lee, S., & Tiberius, R. (2005). Creating effective learning in today’s emergency departments: how accomplished teachers get it done. Annals of Emergency Medicine, 45(3), 253-261. Background: The Emergency department (ED) should be an ideal place for learning but due to the unpredictive nature of the workload, significant impediments occur which can effect…

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Tools for Knowledge and Learning: A Guide for Development and Humanitarian Organisations

Journal Club Article: Ramalingam, B. (2006). Tools for knowledge and learning: A guide for development and humanitarian organizations. London: Overseas Development Institute. Background “No one should be dying or suffering because knowledge that already exists in one part of the world has not reached other parts. It is up to each of us to take…

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#Unconference: Journal Club

Journal Club Article: Carpenter, J. P., & Linton, J. N. (2018). Educators’ perspectives on the impact of Edcamp unconference professional learning. Teaching and Teacher Education, 73, 56-69. The Unconference or Edcamp “Similar to other unconferences, Edcamps reject many traditional conference elements such as advance agendas and pre-planned presentations in order to avoid limiting participants’ creativity, collaboration, and engagement.” Educator…

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Good and Bad Studying by Barbara Oakley

These rules form a synthesis of some of the main ideas of the course–they are excerpted from the book A Mind for Numbers: How to Excel in Math and Science (Even if You Flunked Algebra), by Barbara Oakley, Penguin, July, 2014. 10 Rules of Good Studying Use recall. After you read a page, look away…

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Why We Became Nurse Educators (Journal Club)

Journal Club Article: Evans, J. D. (2018). Why We Became Nurse Educators: Findings From a Nationwide Survey of Current Nurse Educators. Nursing Education Perspectives, 39(2), 61-65. [abstract] Background: The need to build the nurse faculty workforce and resolve the persistent shortage of educators led to a study of nurse educator recruitment and retention. The shortage of nurse educators…

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Dialogue: The Art of Thinking Together

Book Club: Isaacs, W. (2008). Dialogue: The art of thinking together. Crown Business. [GoodReads review] This book was suggested as part of preparation for participating in an Unconference. The purpose for this resource was to maximise the limited time, within a group of people with an interest in education but who were not known to each other, so…

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‘Do not interrupt’ Bundled Intervention to Reduce Medication Interruptions.

Journal Club Article: Westbrook, J. I., Li, L., Hooper, T. D., Raban, M. Z., Middleton, S., & Lehnbom, E. C. (2017). Effectiveness of a ‘Do not interrupt’ bundled intervention to reduce interruptions during medication administration: a cluster randomised controlled feasibility study. BMJ Qual Saf, bmjqs-2016. Aim: Evaluate the effectiveness of a ‘Do not interrupt’ bundled intervention to…

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