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COVID-19 has transformed education – here are the 5 innovations we should keep

blog post image "Five changes made to higher education during COVID-19 will be beneficial afterwards, according to an expert, including more creative assessment methods." Whilst this is written from the perspective of university education this authentic, rich, and active learning approach can and should be applied to...

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...

Abandon lectures: increase attendance, attitudes and attainment

blog post image Abandon lectures: increase attendance, attitudes and attainment: In a recent debate with Stephen Downes, I spent some time going through dozens of papers and meta-studies showing that the lecture is a larg...

Bloom's 2 Sigma Problem

blog post image I've been looking for another way of presenting evidence for instructional design that is more efficient than simple lectures. The data collected by Benjamin Bloom and published in 1984 seems useful and I've redrawn the graph so it looks more modern than the line drawings of the original. Learning as...

Computer model for the cardiovascular system: development of an e-learning tool for teaching of medical students: This study

blog post image Computer model for the cardiovascular system: development of an e-learning tool for teaching of medical students: This study combined themes in cardiovascular modelling, clinical cardiology and e-learning to create an on-line environment that would assist undergraduate medical students in understanding...

A model for the use of blended learning in large group teaching sessions: Although blended learning has the potential to

blog post image A model for the use of blended learning in large group teaching sessions: Although blended learning has the potential to enhance the student experience, both in terms of engagement and flexibility, it can be difficult to effectively restructure existing courses. To achieve these goals for an introductory...

Short-duration podcasts as a supplementary learning tool: perceptions of medical students and impact on assessment performance:

blog post image Short-duration podcasts as a supplementary learning tool: perceptions of medical students and impact on assessment performance: Use of podcasts has several advantages in medical education. Podcasts can be of different types based on their length: short (1–5 min), moderate (6–15 min) and long (>15 min)...

Evaluation of large-group lectures in medicine - development of the SETMED-L (Student Evaluation of Teaching in MEDical

blog post image Evaluation of large-group lectures in medicine - development of the SETMED-L (Student Evaluation of Teaching in MEDical Lectures) questionnaire: The seven categories of the Stanford Faculty Development Program (SFDP) represent a framework for planning and assessing medical teaching. Nevertheless, so...

Vermont Medical School Says Goodbye To Lectures: The University of Vermont's Larner College of Medicine is planning to phase

blog post image Vermont Medical School Says Goodbye To Lectures: The University of Vermont's Larner College of Medicine is planning to phase out lectures by 2019. The dean behind the effort says lectures aren't good at engaging learners.

If you do one online course this year make it this one. Calling Bullshit. A course for students at University of Washington

blog post image If you do one online course this year make it this one. Calling Bullshit. A course for students at University of Washington but all materials will be online. Live and archived videos of lectures will be made available. "The world is awash in bullshit. Politicians are unconstrained by facts. Science...