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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Heutagogy

Introduce and provide an overview of heutagogy: What is heutagogyChallenges 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. Heutagogy presentation [Powerpoint format]Download Resources Nursing Education Network. (2018). Heutagogy &…

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Adult Learning

Introduce and provide an overview of adult learning: Knowles 4 principles Lifelong learning This is the second presentation from Nursing Education Network. All based on microlearning, they will be short quick snippets on education topics to provide an introductory overview. Adult Learning [Powerpoint version]Download

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Education In Healthcare

Introduce and provide an overview of education theories: Constructivism Experiential LearningCommunities of Practice (CoP’s) This is the first presentation from the Nursing Education Network series. All based on microlearning, they will be short quick snippets on education topics to provide an introductory overview. Education In Healthcare [Powerpoint version]Download

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Adult Learning Theory Resources

This is part II of organising posts from this blog into grouped resources for the nurse educator, and the focus is on learning theories. Part I were resources to support and direct the understanding of the nurse educator. Part III will focus on education delivery methods. Adult Learning Theory Adult Learning (Androgogy) 5 Perspectives of…

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Learning to Unlearn

Learn-Unlearn-Relearn To move into new domains of learning and knowledge there is a need for revolutionary thinking to be confident enough to rise to the challenge of moving into the unknown. Education from school to university and then into workplace, is normally planned and structured around a developmental trajectory as a persons skills, knowledge and…

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Authentic, Engaging & For The Learning

Authenticity is key, don’t worry too much on making everything beautiful and perfect is the message when creating online resources. Visualisation is important to grab attention, and imagery can portray powerful messages but follow the substance over style to start with. Authenticity can be seen in a range of ways from the delivery, to the…

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Gestalt Theory in Healthcare

Pattern or Form The main premise of Gestalt education theory is that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. In a Gestalt approach, it is believed students are able to comprehend a concept in its entirety rather than broken down into segments. “A person’s ability to organize and transforming what is taught into…

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Minecraft & Gamification

Now I am not a gaming person but for skills of the future I have decided for my own personal development, that my aims for the coming 12- 24 months are to engage in gaming environments (Minecraft to start) and also learn some basic coding skills. Hopefully you find these resources useful when starting out,…

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