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Article Plus 5 – July 2016

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Interprofessional collaboration is a big part of health education, but how do faculty members actually feel about its implementation? Because there has not been much research done on the topic, this study was conducted. See what the response was from health care faculty in Nebraska.

Article specifics: Beck Dallaghan, Gary L. et al. Faculty attitudes about interprofessional education. Medical Education Online, [S.l.], v. 21, jun. 2016. ISSN 1087-2981.

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Five other links to ed-tech resources or issues that you may be interested in:

  1. UNMC Interactive e-learning program. See the university’s available e-learning resources, such as project development toolkits, examples of e-modules, references, free subscriptions, and more.
  2. IF-AT: The Immediate Feedback Assessment Technique. This form of quizzing allows students to continue answering a question until they discover the correct answer, using scratch-off forms.
  3. Facilitating effective group discussions. Following these tips will help when using group discussion techniques in class.
  4. HoloHealth assists with important health tasks to mitigate human error. People aren’t perfect, and mistakes can happen. HoloHealth is working on augmented reality applications to help medical staff work more safely.
  5. A strategy for “convergence” research to transform biomedicine. See what the the future could be if this strategy is taken. You can also view the report directly.

About the Author

Teresa “Teri” Hartman, MLS, is an associate professor in education and research at the McGoogan Library of Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center. She shares information on Twitter, including public health, IPE, leadership, edtech, future tech, and higher education.

  thartman@unmc.edu  |   @thartman2u

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