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Medical photo social network Figure 1 expands to Android and Web

Medical photo social network Figure 1 expands to Android and Web | Medical Education Canada | Scoop.it
The Figure 1 team developed new features such as browseable image categories, and just released their first Android app and interface for the web.

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A physician only repository of images

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Beyond "see one, do one, teach one": toward a different training paradigm.

we propose a new training paradigm that integrates competency-based knowledge and clinical skills, with deliberate attitudinal and behavioural changes focused on patient safety.
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Teaching procedural skills

If the model we have described is to succeed, trainees must be assigned to complete modular based learning objectives and must spend long enough in environments where these can be achieved.

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Why Does a Twittering Doctor Tweet?

10 reasons why doctors should try Twitter.   

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I love how she uses actual tweets to illustrate her points.

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Critical Thinking Model 1

Interactive illustrating the critical thinking model of Paul and Elder ("elements of thought")


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jane fullerton's curator insight, May 2, 12:49 PM

Great resource for the classroom. Great questions for critical thinking!

Tony Guzman's curator insight, May 4, 1:15 PM
This interactive web site shares the "elements of thinking".
Dr. Pyrate's curator insight, May 4, 3:39 PM

A part of knowing what something is is also in defining what it is not. #Kristeva #abjection Target the enemy called #CriticalDispersion (see Chap 2 of "Romancing the Tides: A Theory of the Literary Pirate in Children's Literature") & we'll know exactly what we're fighting.

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Active learning increases student performance in science, engineering, and mathematics

The studies analyzed here document that active learning leads to increases in examination performance that would raise average grades by a half a letter, and that failure rates under traditional lecturing increase by 55% over the rates observed under active learning.

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Private Universe Photosynthesis - YouTube

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Don't be fooled, this isn't about Photosynthesis, it's about how you teach science.

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This Med Student Makes His Own Comics To Help Him Study

This Med Student Makes His Own Comics To Help Him Study | Medical Education Canada | Scoop.it
Laughter makes pretty good medicine...even for med students.
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Why ePortfolios? Student Perceptions of ePortfolio Use in Continuing Education Learning Environments

The results of this study demonstrate that it is time to consider seriously implementing ePortfolios in the realm of continuing education.

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Personal reflections on exploring social media in medicine. - PubMed - NCBI

Aided by the guidance and support of mentors who used social media before and alongside me, it has helped me to become a more competent, professional, engaged, and impactful physician. Within this article I will share my story to illustrate the many ways that social media can be used to enhance the profession of medicine.
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Our very own Dr. Brent Thoma

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The Purposeful Pause: 10 Reflective Questions to Ask Mid-Lesson

When we take a purposeful pause and present learners with reflective questions mid-lesson, we help them persevere and cultivate a growth mindset.

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Adrian Bertolini's curator insight, April 1, 5:53 PM

When learners begin valuing growth and learning over grades and the production of perfect final works, great things happen. When they’re able to persevere, even through moments of frustration, they typically meet with success.

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KeyLIME Podcasts

Key Literature in Medical Education (KeyLIME) is a bi-weekly podcast produced by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Articles that are important, innovative, or will impact your educational practice are discussed.
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The case for use of entrustable professional activities in undergraduate medical education.

In this Perspective article, the authors discuss arguments in favor of the use of EPAs in UME. A competency framework that aligns UME and GME outcome expectations would allow for better integration across the educational continuum.


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Sebastian Uijtdehaage's curator insight, April 8, 2:56 PM

A perspective from the experts: Olle ten Cate, who coined the term "EPA" and Carrie Chen (UCSF). This is a helpful paper for operationalizing the the AAMC Core EPAs for Entering Residency.

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What If Everything You Knew About Education Was Wrong?

What If Everything You Knew About Education Was Wrong?: David Didau: 9781845909635: Books - Amazon.ca
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This book comes out June 30.

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Simulation in Surgery: What's Needed Next? - PubMed - NCBI

Future research in surgical simulation should focus on demonstrating the cost-effectiveness of SBT and its impact on patient outcomes. Furthermore, to enable the more widespread incorporation of best practices and existing simulation curricula in surgery, effective implementation strategies need to be developed.
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Pulse - YouTube

A music video made by Mason Fehr and Richard Zhu for the Music and Medicine class 2014
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I'm so proud of the 1st year medical students work on the medical humanities course, here is an example.

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50 Questions To Promote Metacognition In Students

50 Questions To Help Students Think About What They Think


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JUAN NUÑEZ MESINA's curator insight, April 25, 9:57 AM

POR FAVOR RECOMENDAR Y COMPARTIR

50 Questions To Promote Metacognition In Students | @scoopit via @DebJArnold http://sco.lt/8K86JF

 

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Important! 

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What are the implications of implementation science for medical education?

What are the implications of implementation science for medical education? | Medical Education Canada | Scoop.it
Utilizing IS in medical education can help us better achieve changes in competence, performance, and patient outcomes.
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7 Brainy Ways to Boost Knowledge Retention in eLearning

As instructional designers, you have to create courses that are easy to remember and difficult to forget. Here's how:

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online4ed's curator insight, April 24, 5:01 PM

Working with students this week on the use of infographics in distance ed!  

Sue Alexander's curator insight, April 25, 11:29 AM

Such great advice...easy to incorporate in all instruction

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An Evaluation of a Formative Assessment Process used on Post Take Ward Rounds

This evaluation of a truly formative assessment process shows that the trainees benefit in their progression towards clinical excellence. Effective formative feedback can be provided on an Acute Medical Unit even within the constraints of busy post take ward rounds.
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The McMaster Modular Assessment Program (McMAP):

Problem: To assess resident competence, generalist programs such as emergency medicine (EM), which cover a broad content and skills base, require a substantial number of work-based assessments...
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Residents’ reluctance to challenge negative hierarchy in the operating room: a qualitative study

This study provides insight into how a negative hierarchical culture can adversely impact patient safety, resident learning, and team function. We propose a theoretical model by which the relevant team dynamics may be better understood.

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Connect Fours - A Fun, New Review Game from @RusselTarr

The idea is that you have to create four sets of four related terms from sixteen terms displayed on the board.

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A fun way to help students see some of the patterns they are learning. The actual site is http://www.classtools.net/connect/

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A Guide To Questioning In The Classroom Part 1

The ability to ask the right question at the right time is a powerful indicator of authentic understanding. Asking a question that pierces the veil in any given situation is itself an artifact of the critical thinking teachers so desperately seek in students, if for no other reason than it shows what the student know, and then implies the desire to know more.

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Adrian Bertolini's curator insight, April 9, 8:11 PM

If the ultimate goal of education is for students to be able to effectively answer questions, then focusing on content and response strategies makes sense. If the ultimate goal of education is to teach students to think, then focusing on how we can help students ask better questions themselves might make sense, no?

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The Precious First Few Minutes Of Class

4 Easy Teaching Warm-Ups To Start Class Tomorrow

1. Facts and Fibs

2. Survey

3. Question Cards

4. Alpha Brainstorming

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PowerPoint's Best Kept Secret

This quick guide shows how you can save your PowerPoint slides as high resolution images.

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I use PowerPoint to create lots of images easily, for example concept maps, text on images, illustrations of steps etc.

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Alfredo Corell's curator insight, April 7, 7:48 AM

An useful tip to export your slides as high definition images. Your presentations will look great in any computer with any fonts on it.

Wendy Zaruba's curator insight, April 7, 8:13 AM

Great tips for creating your Presentations!

Bob Connelly's curator insight, April 9, 11:33 AM

While Keynote makes it easy to export slides as high resolution images, it is a great tip for Powerpoint users.