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University of Nebraska Medical Center

Author: Linda Love

10 Habits for Career Success in Health Professions Education

The start of the academic year is the perfect time to re-evaluate and re-scope our career goals. Work on one of the following tasks every month throughout the school year, or use them as a guide to engage with a peer mentoring group to push everyone further, faster. Define Goals That Feed You: What energizes […]

September 28, 2020

Power Presentations: Watch Your Body Language

A Harvard study of communication indicated that 55% of our connections with people is driven by visuals. Take care of how YOU present yourself when stepping in front of your students, the community, potential funders, or the national stage. Record yourself and look for these fumbles: Dinosaur arms Fig leaf Leaning tower stance Rocking or […]

February 22, 2018

What to look for in employees successful at flex work schedules

In modern health science education and academic medical centers, often not all the work is done at the work place. Technology and video conferencing have made remote working much more reliable, efficient and productive. But, not all employees or jobs are well-suited for working remotely. Leading organizations however, are developing creative and flexible work situations […]

February 18, 2018

Performance Reviews: Try the GROW Coaching Model

Performance review season is coming up and leaders may benefit from using COACHING techniques for better outcomes. The GROW model is outlined below with some sample coaching questions to incorporate into the dialogue. Goal(s) What would you like to get out of this discussion? What would be the most helpful for you to take away […]

February 15, 2018

The 5 Most Helpful Blog Posts to Help You FLIP It!

FLIP methods are an effective way to bring hands-on, interactive learning to the classroom and get students more involved. Find the tools you’ll need to foster a flipped environment by reading these handy and informative guides from Barbi Honeycutt, PhD. Avoid These Five Rookie Mistakes When Flipping Your Class We all have to start from the beginning, but you […]

January 9, 2018

Coaching: Developing Faculty and Academic Talent

COACHING for peak professional performance is making a strong appearance in academic health science organizations. But, use of the word coaching can be confusing with so many applications including life coaching, academic coaching, and peer coaching. The following infographic offers a snapshot of the defining features of TALENT DEVELOPMENT COACHING. Talent coaching is an investment in […]

October 10, 2017

Google Forms How-To

Make life easier!  Google Forms can make a huge difference when trying to use formative feedback data for learning, and/or surveying or collaborating with other professionals. A 20 minute guide by Teacher’s Tech will show you how to: Select questions formats Customize your form look Insert media into your form Review form responses And more!

June 5, 2017

Create a YouTube Channel – Here’s Help

Contemporary teaching strategies often involve using videos in Canvas courses, quick phone or tablet videos, and/or MP4 videos made with PowerPoint.  A YouTube channel can help collect and manage your teaching assets. Teacher’s Tech offers you a step-by-step video tutorial on how the create a YouTube channel to share with learners, residents, or other professionals.  This  video will […]

May 20, 2017

Use Canva to add Pizzazz to Twitter

People ask me all the time how to make cool graphic elements for Twitter to enhance your 280 characters of text.  Use Canva!  Canva makes it so easy with their own learning, branding, and design videos all available for free and accessible 24/7. Use Canva to add pizzazz to your course’s social media discussions, your themed Twitter […]

May 15, 2017

7 Sensational Graphic Design Resources

It’s getting easier and easier to add great graphics to your learning and networking platforms.  Here are some you can check out for FREE! Canva: https://www.canva.com/ Adobe Spark: https://spark.adobe.com Snappa: https://snappa.com/ Pixlr: https://pixlr.com/ Photopea: https://www.photopea.com/ PicMonkey: https://www.picmonkey.com/ Vectr: https://vectr.com/ Teacher’s Tech can help you get started with this quick start (15 min.) video: 5/5 (1) […]

May 10, 2017