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Development and validation of teacher and student questionnaires measuring inhibitors of curriculum viability - BMC Medical

blog post image Background Curriculum viability is determined by the degree to which quality standards have or have not been met, and by the inhibitors that affect attainment of those standards. The literature reports many ways to evaluate whether a curriculum reaches its quality standards, but less attention is paid...

Outcomes Standardisation Project (OSP) for Continuing Medical Education (CE/CME) Professionals:

blog post image Despite an increased focus and urgency for CE/CME professionals to effectively and systematically assess the impact of their educational interventions, the community has struggled to do so. This struggle is in large part due to the lack of a standardised outcomes language and a set of unified approaches.

Medical educators’ beliefs about teaching, learning, and knowledge: development of a new framework

blog post image Interesting paper about beliefs among medical educators. This has been developed with a qualitative study of undergraduate educators but the framework makes for good reading for those of us involved in urging colleagues and expert speakers to become more learner-centred. "The sharp divide between...

Friends of the Fal

blog post image Friends of the Fal are a group dedicated to providing a Community Conservation Project in Grampound for wildlife, recreation and educational purposes.

Eeek! or E484K mutation and the coronavirus pandemic

blog post image Rupert Beale · Eeek! · LRB 19 February 2021: "Uncontrolled spread – as we knew it would – led to an even greater wave of infections, hospitalisations and deaths than last spring. Children were sent to school for one day before the necessary ‘lockdown’ was reimposed. The impulse to keep schools...

Is heutagogy the future of education?

blog post image Fred Garnett, an educationalist, from the Heutagogy Stakeholder Group - a UNESCO initiative. "Humans developed the capability of 'social learning' over millennia before settlements enabled the development of 'civilisation'. We then invented education formalising what we had previously learnt informally....

Current themes and challenges facing HPE accreditation in the 21st century

blog post image A supplement in BMC Medical Education on Health Professional Education accreditation from the community of practice The International Health Professions Accreditation Outcomes Consortium (IFPAOC) - which was founded in 2012. This supplement focuses on graduate and residency programmes but it also addresses...

Adaptive tutorials versus web-based resources in radiology: a mixed methods analysis in junior doctors of efficacy and engagement:

blog post image Adaptive tutorials versus web-based resources in radiology: a mixed methods analysis in junior doctors of efficacy and engagement: Radiology education is limited in undergraduate Medicine programs. Junior doctors might not have the necessary background to effectively order and interpret diagnostic imaging...

Supporting migrants and refugees with posttraumatic stress disorder: development, pilot implementation, and pilot evaluation

blog post image Supporting migrants and refugees with posttraumatic stress disorder: development, pilot implementation, and pilot evaluation of a continuing interprofessional education for healthcare providers: Refugees and migrants face an increased risk of developing posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Adequate...

The Sandwich principle: assessing the didactic effect in lectures on

blog post image The Sandwich principle: assessing the didactic effect in lectures on “cleft lips and palates”: A teaching concept, that takes individual learning and personal belongings into account, is called the “sandwich principle.” This didactic method is an educational concept that alternates consecutively...

Proposal for a New Tool to Evaluate a Serious Game

blog post image Proposal for a New Tool to Evaluate a Serious Game: The current enthusiasm of generations of students for video games and the marked interest of training institutions for the use of playful strategies, which facilitate learning, has encouraged the development and use of formative games called Serious...

Oppose the educational technology algorithims and technosolutions?

blog post image Essay by Audrey Watters on schools and the technology industry ... basically f**k the algorithm. "Robot Teachers, Racist Algorithms, and Disaster Pedagogy: I have volunteered to be a guest speaker in classes this Fall. It's really the least I can do to help teachers and students through another tough...

A comparison between the effectiveness of a gamified approach with the conventional approach in point-of-care ultrasonographic

blog post image A comparison between the effectiveness of a gamified approach with the conventional approach in point-of-care ultrasonographic training: Although gamification increases user engagement, its effectiveness in point-of-care ultrasonographic training has yet to be fully established. This study was conducted...

Establishing a taxonomy of potential hazards associated with communicating medical science in the age of disinformation

blog post image “In a globalised information age, medical science can appear disconnected and aloof from those it serves to help. Educational and professional bodies (including universities and medical centres) have a unique societal role to inform their peers and public on evidence-based medicine, and a responsibility...

Student Performance on an E-Learning Platform: Mixed Method Approach

blog post image Student Performance on an E-Learning Platform: Mixed Method Approach: E-learning is considered a leading application of digital technologies in educational systems. The aim of the paper is to explore the utilization and impact of digital technologies on an e-learning platform. For this purpose, research...

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

blog post image The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade: "For the past ten years, I have written a lengthy year-end series, documenting some of the dominant narratives and trends in education technology. I think it is worthwhile, as the decade draws to a close, to review those stories and to see how much (or how...

Yes you can learn surgery via YouTube

blog post image "Doctors are turning to YouTube to learn how to do surgical procedures, but there's no quality control: Tens of thousands of videos on YouTube show surgeries ranging from face-lifts to knee replacements. But the content isn't vetted or curated, and some doctors say it should be." The platform dominance...

Autonomy, Belonging, Competence. GMC reports on the ABC of wellbeing.

blog post image Caring for doctors Caring for patients: An independent report into the wellbeing of UK medical students and doctors. "In 2018 we commissioned Professor Michael West and Dame Denise Coia, to carry out a UK-wide review to help tackle the causes of poor wellbeing faced by medical students and doctors. ...

Factors associated with successful dementia education for practitioners in primary care: an in-depth case study.

blog post image Factors associated with successful dementia education for practitioners in primary care: an in-depth case study. Designing learning for person-centred care is challenging and needs to involve an approach that works with HCPs and interdisciplinary teams. “With increasing numbers of people in the UK...

ILAE (International League Against Epilepsy) publishes a Roadmap for a competency-based educational curriculum in epileptology.

blog post image ILAE (International League Against Epilepsy) publishes a Roadmap for a competency-based educational curriculum in epileptology. "After extensive consultation with its constituency and with educational experts, the ILAE decided to systematically address the educational pathways required for the optimum...