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Expanding Access Through AI

This was an interesting way to make sure that learners get access to specialized training. I completely understand that it is hard to make sure people get that in the clinical setting … but I wonder how accreditation views replacing clinical time with a simulation. I think it makes sense, but wonder about how much time should be done through online vs. in-person experiences. Developing this experience was “quite an ordeal.” The end product looks impressive. This experience comes after […]

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Block B: Smart toolkit and Blended Clinical Educator Prep – at #TESS2019

SMART Toolkit Students like video. This presentation gave an overview of the teaching problems that led to using more video in classes. They had a amazing experience working with an interdisciplinary approach. I like the design of the website they are developing. It has a similar breakdown to what we have used in the Cambrian Hub for past presentations. However, the added logic of how the website guides the user experience is awesome. I like the prompting questions, examples, and […]

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CDLRA 2019 National Survey Results at #TESS2019

Canada: National Online Learning Survey presented at the #TESS2019 conference. Great info. #EdTech https://t.co/zi2YJFiukM— EdTechMedic (@EdTechMedic) November 18, 2019 Last year this survey was also summarized. I like looking at it at more than one point in time. It is good to see that Ontario has a good response rate so we can make informed observations. This is cause for concern. Most PD is voluntary. #TESS2019 pic.twitter.com/RRIMLBPUdf— Laura Killam (she/her) (@NurseKillam) November 18, 2019 One major concern is that professional […]

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Nuggets of Wisdom from Block A at #TESS2019 about VR, Overcoming Hurdles of UDL, and Course Design.

Virtual Reality I am really interested in exploring virtual reality in my practice. The question is – where do we start? Awareness is one place to start. As with any innovation the place to start should be with the purpose of the video. #TESS2019 360VR a great place to start @UWaterloo but must fit into instructional practices! ENVS200 Field Ecology course and mobile field trips.— Helen DeWaard (@hj_dewaard) November 18, 2019 If it makes sense to make a 360VR video […]

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The Anthropologist in the Machine at #TESS2019 – The Future has to be Co-created!!

David Porter encourages us to consider the context that we work in as we listen to Donna Lancos this morning. She talked about digital machines. The opening question was around if we need to choose between innovation and providing students with the basics. "Let’s give ourselves room to try new things while also maintaining things that have enduring value and stop thinking about it as a competitive zero-sum game." @bfister — Dr. Donna Lanclos (@DonnaLanclos) October 9, 2019 @DonnaLanclos don’t […]

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Do you Care?

Clients can tell if you truly care.  Enthusiasm, among other things, is what fuels innovation in nursing education (Schell, 2006).  When you care deeply about the success of your learners it motivates you to do your best to meet their needs.  Energy and a love for the subject matter, as well as teaching, is part of being a successful teacher (Rossetti & Fox, 2009).  Promoting this enthusiasm among learners by encouraging interest and enjoyment in the topic is a strategy […]

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Can They Read It?

It is important that clients can read written materials that nurses provide. We have spent a lot of time in class talking about the importance of readability of materials, health literacy, as well as e-health literacy. When you are creating materials you know that generally speaking, readability should be at a sixth to eighth-grade level. You are now equipped to assess the usefulness, design, understandability, and actionability of various sources using appropriate tools. Accessibility However, I am not confident that […]

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Bit by Bitmojis: An Unexpected Outcome

The Cambrian Teaching and Learning Innovation Hub encourages faculty to share how one small change in how we approach teaching makes learning more impactful. This term one these meaningful changes I made was very small and easy: Adding Bitmojis. Great idea Bitmoji. The Challenge This semester I was teaching a group of students who were entering the term scared for a variety of reasons. I had a hunch that they were scared, but the results of my adapted learner preferences […]

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Trust and Cheating: Tuesday Teaching Tip

Good morning, This Tuesday I was tempted to send you an email simply saying “take breaks” as the Tuesday teaching tip. It may have been a way to show you that I was taking my own advice. Instead, I decided to take this opportunity to extend our discussion around cheating and trust. Cheat day Bitmoji Cheating is a concept that is highly influenced by context and culture. For that reason, we as educators should be defining it in relation to […]

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