In this Carnegie essay by Anthony Bryk, Louis Gomez and Alicia Grunow, the authors argue that the social organization of the research enterprise is badly broken and a very different alternative is needed. They instead support a science of improvement research and introduce the idea of a networked improvement community that creates the purposeful collective action needed to solve complex educational problems. The essay builds off an earlier essay by Bryk and Gomez, “Ruminations on Reinventing an R&D Capacity for Educational Improvement," prepared for a 2007 American Enterprise Institute Conference.
You can transform your classroom. While there are many approaches to project-based learning, we have had the most success with the model our team developed -- a model called "The Seven Phases of a Project Cycle.
A learning disability is a problem related to retrieving, processing, analyzing, and storing new knowledge in the brain of a child, which can make..., Dr Pandula Siribaddana (Alert Line - Early warning signs of a child learning disability
Webicina was founded in 2008 by Bertalan Meskó, a doctor from Budapest, Hungary. He also runs the well regarded medical blog, ScienceRoll (one of my personal favorite blogs). Webicina is aimed at both medical professionals and "e-patients" (the "e" in this case stands for "empowered"). Included in Webicina is an RSS tool called PeRSSonalized Medicine, which creates personalized feeds of your favorite media sources. http://www.webicina.com/
University Hospitals Case Medical Center clinical researchers will present findings about a one-two punch to prevent colds and flu in San Francisco at the Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC) on September 9, 2012.
Teaching evidence-based medicine (EBM) should be evaluated and guided by evidence of its own effectiveness. However, no data are available on adoption of EBM by Syrian undergraduate, postgraduate, or practicing physicians.
18 SEPTEMBER 2012 - As of 15 September 2012, 46 cases (14 laboratory confirmed, 32 probable) with Ebola haemorrhagic fever (EHF) have been reported in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Of these 19 have been fatal (6 confirmed, 13 probable).
A set of 6 highly engaging, case driven, web–based learning activities that introduce participants to core quality improvement concepts and skills in a down to earth way. You will learn how to write aims; build a team; collect, display and analyze data; and determine whether or not change is due chance and represents a genuine improvement.
Purpose: Medical school and residency are emotional experiences for trainees. Most research examining emotion in medicine has focused on negative moods associated with physician burnout and poor quality of life.
Team based learning is OUWB's version of the small group learning sessions that have always been a part of the first two years of medical school. During my years at Wayne State they were called MD Labs.
Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner. http://www.ascd.org/ascd-express/vol7/724-video.aspx