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Come As You Are

Take your time. Hurry up. Choice is yours. Don’t be late.Kurt Cobain It’s almost time to come in. The Ontario Extend mOOC opens next week. Well, the lobby will be open. We will be hanging out in Module Zero, getting to know each other a bit and chatting about what to expect over the next 12 weeks. Your starting point is wherever you are right now. Come as you are. Ontario Extend will help you fill up several pedagogical buckets. […]

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Oh The Irony of Driving This Train

Sometimes your own blogging can turn around and nip at ya. One of my favorite tags of posts has been moocmocking. Now I’m riding the train, gimme an “M”… That’s right, now my current project is helping eCampus Ontario run a new round of the Ontario Extend project, starting January 2019… as a mOOC (medium sized Open Online Course). Ontario Extend “is a capacity building initiative that is grounded in the belief that the impact of learning should be the […]

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Pick Your Fav!

This is an informal poll of current Ontario post-secondary people and what they might like to see covering their free textbooks. That’s right ~ free! eCampusOntario has worked hard to bring you a robust library of open textbooks ready-to-use in colleges and universities, but also open for adaptation and customization to suit the needs of particular courses. Check them out here: https://openlibrary.ecampusontario.ca/Register your preference for a cover look using the quick poll. Help even more by providing some comments on […]

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Week 2, Winter 2019

While our Teaching Hub logo typically involves a bicycle, we’ve dubbed this week’s edition the “It’s Too Cold for Bikes” edition; so we went with a toque instead. We know there are faculty and staff members who would adamantly disagree with our title, and say that it’s never too cold for bikes, but sorry, this is our current mood: via Giphy.com See below for some heart- (if not body-) warming ideas for engaging students, services available for you and your […]

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Extender Blogs, West Cohort

Reasons To Become a Massage Therapist: Career Satisfaction Insights from 1,200 Massage Therapists

Career Satisfaction Insights from 1,200 Massage Therapists - Massage Tables Now, an online provider of equipment and supplies for massage therapists. They recently conducted a survey of 1,200 massage therapists. This post is an infograph summarizing their findings, if you are interesting in reading the whole article, click here.

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How do I tell if I’m dehydrated?

Health Check: how do I tell if I'm dehydrated? Our bodies are pretty good at telling us when we need to drink water. from www.shutterstock.com Karen Dwyer, Deakin University It’s a message that’s been drummed into us since childhood. Drink water, especially when it’s hot, otherwise you’ll get dehydrated. But how do you know if you’re dehydrated? Who’s more at risk? And what can you do about it? Read more: We asked five experts: do I have to drink eight […]

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Seven charts that show the world is actually becoming a better place

Seven charts that show the world is actually becoming a better place shutterstock Julius Probst, Lund University Swedish academic Hans Rosling has identified a worrying trend: not only do many people across advanced economies have no idea that the world is becoming a much better place, but they actually even think the opposite. This is no wonder, when the news focuses on reporting catastrophes, terrorist attacks, wars and famines. Who wants to hear about the fact that every day some […]

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Solving phantom limb pain – science is getting closer

Solving phantom limb pain – science is getting closer belushi/Shutterstock Victoria Root, University of Oxford After amputation of an arm, most amputees report vivid and continuous sensations of their missing limb. Some can even move their missing hand as if it were still there. For many amputees, though, these sensations are painful and, unfortunately, there are no effective treatments for this pain. How could pain arise from a missing hand – and what can we do about it? Our brains […]

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Week 1, Winter 2019

via Giphy.com This is it — the first day of the Winter 2019 semester! As you prepare to welcome your new students, this edition of The Teaching Hub offers some tips for the first class, as well as getting set up on some of Fleming’s systems, and accessing some great Fleming resources.    Engaging Teaching 8 Objectives for the First Day of Class It’s the first day of class – are you ready? The Eberley Center for Teaching Excellence and Innovation’s […]

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Setting the Groundwork for Evidence-Based Massage: Clinic Resource

Setting the Groundwork for Evidence-Based Massage: Clinic ResourceThis post is part of a series of educational resources to help massage therapists develop their clinical reasoning skills.Exams for Specific Regions from Stanford Medicine• Shoulder Pain• Iliotibial Band Syndrome• Knee Pain• Ankle & Foot Pain• Low Back PainPeripheral Neurological Examination• Dermatomes Upper Limb• Myotomes Upper Limb• Dermatomes Lower Limb• Myotomes Lower LimbYouTube Videos: Treatment & Assessment • Massage Sloth - Massage therapy treatment tips and tricks• MSK Medicine - Musculoskeletal assessments• Physiotutors - Common assess and treatment methods• Health Care Triage - News and comments on evidence based medicineFacebook […]

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That’s a Wrap

One final post for the 9x9x25 challenge I hadn’t anticipated. Looking back over the posts I had no idea that I would write as much as I did. Sure I could, in theory, have started blogging alone, but overall it was the group of people gathered together through eCampus Ontario (big H/T to Terry) that made it a compelling activity. There were so many remarkable posts, which also encouraged me to change the way I write by doing the “quick […]

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