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NurseKillam

Extender Blogs, North Cohort, West Cohort

Family Fun on @YouTube for #Kids #KidFriendly #YouTubeKids #KidsYouTube

My kids wanted to start a YouTube channel. We agreed, after all: Why not? They are learning to be confident, creative, and developing presentation skills among other things. They will keep picking up more skills as they try new things with our help. They couldn’t quite agree on one focus so we ended up with two family channels: Flexible Fun and Froggy Fun House. We wanted to start one … but Jennifer and Mike insisted on having their own. Flexible Fun […]

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How @YouTube can Expand Presentation Opportunities: Looking Back to #FoL18 with @draggin and @jozbfz

I was updating my CV and realized I had not blogged about the amazing experience I had presenting virtually at the BC Festival of learning. What a shame! Tweets just aren’t enough to express my gratitude for this experience. It was a great experience. I recommend it. Thanks for attending and including me in the #FoL18 discussion. https://t.co/D2oVul7ZCC — Laura Killam (@NurseKillam) May 31, 2018   My co-presenters Jason Toal and Jon Fulton made this possible. One of the great things […]

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My Open Epiphany on Day 11 of #MakingSense18

Ever since I heard of open education I raised my hand and said: “Yes, I am an open educator!” Today as I read the course content I kept nodding in agreement that I share many characteristics with what they identify as an open educator. I definitely invite collaboration, feel the weight of the responsibility towards the work of others, have an online presence, continually seek feedback and agree that openness is an evolution. If you have not seen the video below yet it is […]

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Empowering Options: Inclusive and Universal Design for Learning @CambrianHub and Day 9 #makingsense18

June 7th in the Hub Robert Montgomery and Jessica O’Reilly discussed ways to design learning in a way that meets the needs of learners with a variety of learning styles. The discussion was framed around three main areas for discussion: Multiple ways of Representation Action and Expression Engagement Inclusive design was also the topic of Day 9 in the Making Sense of Open Education MOOC that is currently going on. I ran a quick check of some of my materials […]

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Inclusive Design: Day 9 #MakingSense18

Yay, I have been waiting to delve into this content! Getting better at inclusive design is one of my learning goals for the next year. While I feel like I do a good job of being inclusive naturally, I am not really sure if I am doing it well for everyone. Moreover, I have questioned if moving away from my traditional way of doing things to a more open way will limit accessibility in any way. While I do not think […]

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Domain Masters: Day 8 #MakingSense18

Instead of creating something new for the purposes of this MOOC, I am going to share some of what I have already done that meets the open criteria. In August I was inspired to become a “master of my own domain” by the Extend institute. Since then, I feel like I have embraced making use of my own domain. The first site I built was my calling card. This site is part of my signature and provides anyone who looks at […]

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Lunch with Alan Levine @OntarioExtend

Today at lunch I was able to connect and build community with some colleagues. A few key suggestions for the summer and my teaching in the fall came out that I wanted to share. I think I have the @ontarioextend lunch room set up and open… first time Zoom hoster, don't throw food at me! https://t.co/VmGlt7nCJ8 — Alan Levine (@cogdog) June 7, 2018   There are a few extenders who are interested in delving into the scholar module. When we […]

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GLAM on Day 7 of #MakingSense18

Today we were asked to design a lesson around something we found in one of the Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums (GLAM) repositories in the module and design a lesson around it. There wasn’t a lot that applies to what I am teaching next term, but I see these resources and a timeline as a useful resource for teaching the history of nursing. Here are the search results for “nurse.” When I taught this subject years ago I had a hard time […]

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Sense-making Search Strategy: Day 6 #MakingSense18 with @jennihayman and @livingkatstone

Getting a firm search strategy is an important time saver. I am 100% committed to using more OER where possible. My challenge is that even with the help of a librarian what I need cannot be found in some areas of nursing. Thankfully more resources are being created and information for some courses can be adapted from other disciplines. I have been to several presentations from librarians for students about how to search for research articles. Every time I pick […]

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The Best Decision is the Decision you Made: Day 5 #makingsense18 quoting @JamesMSkidmore

I have been waiting for a good excuse to make this image quoting OE Fellow James Skidmore. During the Gala Dinner for OE Global in Delft James said: “the best decision is the decision you made.” That mantra is something that has stuck with my husband and I. It may sound simple, but it is good to keep reminding myself of this quote at times when I may be tempted to regret a decision. We make the best decision we […]

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