Journal Club: Evaluation of Practical Obstetric Multi-Professional Training Using Kirkpatrick’s Framework

This is a quick resource for those in education looking at measuring their training with the aim to achieve a clinical outcome, not just behaviour or attitude. You may also have the intention to conduct education research and so need clear outcome measures. From the simulation world this article hits the rare outcome of clinical…

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Teaching Learning Activities (TLA’s)

There are many other ways of encouraging appropriate learning activities that remove passive learning Traditional: Lecture & tutorial model. Alternatives to provide richer source of learning activities. include: interactive group work (think, pair and share. Set a problem or a question around a certain topic) peer teaching (to teach is to learn twice, reinforces learning)…

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Will This Be On The Test?

Journal Club Article: Godin, S. (2016). Will this be on the test: Rethinking online education. The Startup. Step 1: Read the journal club article above Step 2: Consider the courses you run or about to develop and is there any potential for change in how you would like to deliver them? Step 3: What are…

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Play Your Way To Curious

This gaming resource blends the fields of education, psychology and interactive visualisation to spark curiosity and cultivate relaxed alertness. For the educator the interesting aspects are the background work on looking at the learning environment and how humans interact with immersive technology. Nuro: an online experience that helps users reach an open, curious mindset known…

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Learning Skills: Retrieval Practice

For both the learner and the educator it is important to utilise the principles around the science of learning. Here you will find resources of practical tips for developing learning skills. Are the learners listening? Are the learners engaged? Are they learning the way they should? Resources Nursing Education Network. (2019). 12 Tips for Applying…

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Social Media Awareness

Using a critical eye to review the power of social media through it’s technology, algorhythms and artificial intelligence is important for educators to consider impacts on professional and personal lives (for both teacher and student) when introducing or encouraging use of technology platforms. Reward System: Connectivity or addiction? Try putting your phone down or not…

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Coffee Shop Creativity

Studying in silnce may help your focus but what about when we need inspiration and a bit of creativity? COVID lockdown depending, the coffee shop with its ambient noise, lighting and interacting with others, say in an informal meeting or brain storm session. Thinking Outside The Box “Some of the most successful people in history…

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Journal club

Journal Club Article: Yarris, L.M., Chan, T.M., Gottlieb, M., and A.M. Juve (2019). Finding Your People in the Digital Age: Virtual Communities of Practice to Promote Education Scholarship. Journal of Graduate Medical Education. Vol. 11, No. 1, pp. 1-5. Background: Busy educators experience many barriers in meeting their own professional and education goals. Engaging in…

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Safe & Happy Holiday Season

Thank you all for supporting Nursing Education Network in what has been a challenging year for all healthcare professionals. Have a enjoyable time and some down time with family and friends.

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