Each year, the journal Medical Education produces a list of brief papers called 'Really Good Stuff: Lessons learned through innovation in medical education.' It usually contains some interesting ideas. Here is the latest edition. A peer-reviewed collection of short reports from around the world on innovative approaches to medical education (pages 1101–1102) Article first published online: 12 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/medu.12600 Introduction (page 1103) M Brownell Anderson Article first published online: 12 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/medu.12599 Multiple mini-interviews combined with group interviews in medical student selection (page 1104) Shih-Chieh Liao, Tzuen-Ren Hsiue, … [Read more...] about Really Good Stuff: Lessons learned through innovation in medical education
Apologies for appropriating this blogpost from the brilliant Jesse Stommel and the Hybrid Pedagogy site in its entirety, but it says so many things about the critical project that is required in our physiotherapy teaching and learning that I wanted to promote it. It says some things about our embryonic Critical Physiotherapy Network project that are also worth reflecting on as well. You can link to the original source here. “Pedagogy is not ideologically neutral.” This line has been for me almost a mantra over the last several years. I’ve said variations of it on , on the page of , on the site for the Hybrid Pedagogy Inc. non-profit, and in our recent CFP focused on Critical Digital … [Read more...] about Re-blogging 'Critical digital pedagogy: a definition'
Every day during September we will post up an idea for you to vote on. The most popular ideas will become the things that the inaugural Organizing Committee of the Critical Physiotherapy Network focuses on in 2015. So please make sure you cast your vote at the bottom of each post. Webinars have become quite popular as a way for people around the world to connect together and 'attend' a course, lecture or conference in real time, and participate in some professional development. The attraction of webinars - particularly if they are recorded to be played back later - is that they bring people together without all the costs of travel and disruption that international conferences and … [Read more...] about Idea 24: Run a webinar (2 mins)
So I've decided to make 2013 the year of social media for me. Reading some of Debbie Lupton's media work I was inspired to think that this might be a great way to a) develop some interesting collaborations with like-minded people around the globe (too ambitious?) b) organise what is becoming a plethora of on-line media resources into something that is both useful and interesting to me, and c) explore some of the creative thinking that's now all over the web. So I'm starting by picking some key social media resources and throwing myself into using them. I'm going to commit to: This Wordpress blog My Facebook page for keeping in touch with family and friends and posting about … [Read more...] about 2013…the year of social media