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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Reflection on Conference Versus Unconference: Notes & Thoughts

My main reflection point is the difference in my motivations for attending, one was it was new and innovative, the other was to submit a research project and update clinical evidence based knowledge. So really they are just two separate entities, although if learning is going on then we should look at ways to enhance…

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Reflection on Conference Versus Unconference

Pre-Attendance Reflection This week will be a very interesting experience on the educational front as I attend a 1 day unconference and after a formal 3 day clinical focused conference. Leading up to the unconference is really exciting as the day has the usual venue, rooms, an outline of the day but also has online participants.…

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Unconference

“An unconference is a participant-driven meeting. The term “unconference” has been applied, or self-applied, to a wide range of gatherings that try to avoid one or more aspects of a conventional conference, such as fees, sponsored presentations, and top-down organization” (Wikipedia, 2018). The Unconference How to prepare for an Unconference by unconference.net Brainstorming and Beyond: A User-Centered Design Method  Heutagogy:…

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Heutagogy & Nursing

What is Heutagogy? So we have pedagogy (learning in children) and andragogy (learning in adults). The third gogy is heutagogy (Greek for ‘self‘) which is self-determined learning and places the emphasis of learning on the learner, moving away from the traditional teacher/lecturer role as the focal point. Defined by Hase and Kenyon (2000) as “the study of self-determined learning”,…

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Heutagogy: The Third Gogy

What is Heutagogy? So we have pedagogy (learning in children) and andragogy (learning in adults). The third gogy is heutagogy (Greek for ‘self‘) which is self-determined learning and places the emphasis of learning on the learner, moving away from the traditional teacher/lecturer role as the focal point. Defined by Hase and Kenyon (2000) as “the study of self-determined learning”,…

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