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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.

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"What's a life worth?"

Dr. Naheed Dosani is a young Canadian doctor who makes house-calls on people who don’t have houses.

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Disrupting Diagnostic Reasoning: Do Interruptions, Instructions, and Experience Affect the Diagnostic Accuracy and Response Time of Residents and Emergency Physicians?

Others have suggested that increased time pressure, sometimes caused by interruptions, may result in increased diagnostic errors. The authors previously found, however, that increased time...
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The relationship between academic performance and recreation use among first-year medical students | Slade | Medical Education Online

These findings suggest that medical students may be able to boost their achievement through wellness interventions, even if they are struggling with exams.
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VM -- A Complete Medical Education Includes the Arts and Humanities, Aug 14 ... Virtual Mentor

Arguments for the arts and humanities in medicine may actually undersell the contributions that these disciplines can make. Virtual Mentor is a monthly bioethics journal published by the American Medical Association.
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Human Anatomy and Physiology Mnemonics - Kindle edition

Human Anatomy and Physiology Mnemonics - Kindle edition by Scott Tyler. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Human Anatomy and Physiology Mnemonics.
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Only $2.00 for Kindle edition

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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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Learning and Cognitive Load

These techniques help to overcome learning effects that came out of cognitive research. Some apply to novice learners while others are relevant for more experienced learners.

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The importance of cognitive errors in diagnosis and strategies to minimize them.

In the area of patient safety, recent attention has focused on diagnostic error. The reduction of diagnostic error is an important goal because of its associated morbidity and potential...
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Residents yield to doctors' orders - and patients suffer, study suggests

It was, says Dr. Dylan Bould, the kind of case a doctor never forgets.
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Treatment Response and Client Tracking iPad Manual

Treatment Response and Client Tracking iPad Manual | Medical Education Canada | Scoop.it
The Treatment Response And Client Tracking application for iPad may be used for the following purposes: 1) evaluate the efficacy of treatment in your own practice, 2) teaching students where multiple users evaluate common patients within a diagnostic cluster and compare their assessment and treatment results with an expert clinical teacher. 3) conduct a randomized controlled trial
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