Resilience in Healthcare

Reflecting back on the last 12 months of posts, one in particular stood out on the Professionalism Versus Heroism in Nursing #Covid19. There are plenty of of resources around burnout and resilience but have a watch of this video on burnout by the ever entertaining Dr. Glaucomflecken [@DGlaucomflecken].

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3D Printing: The Decision

After revisiting the potential of 3D printing the last few weeks and looking into the current technology, the reality remains that the frequency I would need to print is something that I cant justify the financial outlay for, no matter how exciting it would be to have a 3D printer. Apart from the occasional need…

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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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Ways To Build a Culture of Empathy

As ways of working have adapted to COVID-19 restrictions it’s worthwhile reflecting on how we as educators are engaging with others, especially as we move between the virtual and face to face environments. ‘Walk in others shoes’ is also an important aspect to consider as we just dont know how others are feeling or the…

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Authentic Feedback

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. Aim: How can learners be supported to engage productively in the kinds of feedback practices they may encounter after they graduate? From the learners perspective there is…

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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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The Huddle: A Coaching Podcast for Medical Educators

This weeks educators resource to try is The Huddle: A Coaching Podcast for Medical Educators About: “The Huddle is a dynamic and informative podcast where we discuss coaching within medicine’s professional culture. Each episode you’ll hear from a variety of experts and guests who will share their stories, successes, and setbacks providing and receiving coaching.…

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Technology: Exoskeleton

Your on your feet for 8 or 12 hours (sometimes longer!), trying to stay focused and awake through the night. How about wearing an exoskeleton to aid moving and handling to reduce injuries, save energy and remain focused? Take a read of this article by the BBC on Exoskeletan Body Armour Then watch the below…

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Towards a Theory of Online Learning

This weeks education journal club articles are by Professor Terry Anderson from Athabasca University , Canada and the focus is all around looking at developing our skills in the creation of online education resources. Some key areas to focus on are the 6 types of education interation and the model of online learning: Student-Content Student-Teacher…

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