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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Research Software: JASP

Trying to conduct research statistics can be both a timely and costly experience. This post is investigating and trying the open source package of JASP by University of Amsterdam. There are many other packages, but I have started with a resource that appears to not require coding skills (so more to match my skills or…

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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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Harvard Macy Institute Community Resources

This post is to share a fantastic health care education resource that provides resources, discussion, hot topics and is a global community of practice. One to definitely follow. Harvard Macy Community Blog: “Fostering the ongoing connectedness of health professions educators committed to transforming health care delivery and education” Resources Harvard Macy Blog #HMIChat Key terms:…

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What is Peer Assisted Learning (PAL)?

What Is PAL? “People from similar social groupings who are not professional teachers helping each other to learn and learning themselves by teaching” (Topping, 1996). “A two-way, reciprocal learning activity” (Boud, 2001). Simply put “PAL is the umbrella term and encompasses all programmes in which students learn from students” (Olaussen et al, 2016). Benefits for…

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Kotter 8 Step Change Process

See below resources around a change model by Dr. John Kotter to consider implementing when designing a project plan. Resources Bush, H. (2017). How to Embrace Change. Ausmed. Campbell, R. J. (2008). Change management in health care. The Health Care Manager, 27(1), 23-39. Kotter J & Cohen D 2002, The Heart of Change, Harvard Business School Press NHS…

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Heutagogy

Introduce and provide an overview of heutagogy: What is heutagogy Challenges of sandpit approach in healthcare This is part of the presentation series from Nursing Education Network. All based on microlearning, they will be short quick snippets on education topics to provide an introductory overview. Resources Nursing Education Network. (2018). Heutagogy & Nursing.

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