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Tag: Education

Infographic: Leveraging Social Media Using a #VisualAbstract to Disseminate Research

#VisualAbstracts are often shared on social media to summarize research in a short, pictographic format. The goal is to highlight key findings and attract readers to access the full article. Check out this infographic to see how easy it is to create your own #VisualAbstract (view a printable version of the infographic): >> Download a printable […]

October 4, 2019

Leveraging Social Media

9 Tips for New Faculty Success

A career in academic health sciences is a different experience than many out there — and it requires careful planning to move forward. For new faculty, understanding the key elements that will help them succeed is pivotal. Check out this infographic explaining what every new faculty member needs to know. Download a printable version. 5/5 […]

September 20, 2018

2018 Higher Education Technology Events

With the arrival of a new year comes another jam-packed schedule of EdTech & Innovation conferences and events around the world. Download the calendar of upcoming gatherings, intuitively compiled by EdSurge HigherEd. Click image to enlarge. About the Author Peggy Moore, MSEd, is the Director of E-Learning at UNMC. She specializes in adult learning with over 20 years in learning […]

January 17, 2018

Register for The Active Learning Classroom: Directions and Impacts Webinar

ELI Online Event | November 28 | Noon–3:00 p.m. (ET) Active learning spaces have become much more visible over the past several years and their contribution to the teaching and learning mission more widely recognized. But they can also represent significant financial investments, ranging from the wires and gear to the faculty support programs. Join us […]

October 26, 2017

Article Plus 5 – June 2017

Spotlight Article Faculty professors and instructors have a lot on their plates, especially when they’re first coming into their new career. The University of Rochester realized this, and created a week-long course specifically designed for those new to the field of education. Their report goes into the various aspects of the curriculum, learner experiences, and the overall […]

June 9, 2017

Should I Use this App?

Technology has put a wealth of information at our fingertips (literally). Smart devices have become powerful education tools. There are thousands of academic apps that can be streamed easily to these devices; however, deciding which app to incorporate into your curriculum might be overwhelming. According to Learning in Hand, an effective app is one that does what […]

May 1, 2017

Incorporating Addiction Support Groups in Health Professional Education

As part of their professional education, I recommended that health professional students attend an open 12-step substance use disorder (SUD; aka addiction) support group or groups. Ideally, students should attend a program for those directly impacted with SUD’s such as Alcoholics Anonymous (A.A.) or Narcotics Anonymous (NA), in addition to attending Al-Anon, a program for those impacted by another’s […]

April 19, 2017

Article Plus 5 – April 2017

Spotlight Article What does it mean to “think critically,” especially in the context of health science? It is becoming apparent that education in this field is needing to shift from content memorization to the processes of thought itself, creating a need for the understanding of its methods. This article takes a look at critical thinking and breaks the methodology […]

April 12, 2017

CGEA Education Grant Proposals due Sept 30, 2017

The Call for the AAMC Central Group on Educational Affairs (CGEA) Mini-Grant Proposals is now open. The CGEA seeks to promote scholarship in medical education and advance the community of scholarship within the Central region. A maximum award of $7,000 is available for multiple-institution projects and $5,000 for single-institution projects. Consistent with the requirements of scholarship, all […]

March 23, 2017

Getting Students and Residents to THINK

Here are two favorite resources to engage students and residents in a different and creative way – beyond books, journal articles, and facts—to develop thinking, observation, and richer perspectives on the art and practice of healing, health, and wellness. Pulse: Voices from the Heart of Medicine Pulse has an extensive collection of personal accounts of […]

January 5, 2017