Category Archives for Education

Exam Review Strategy

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Reading through a listserv for A&P faculty, I came accross a link to this “Great Ideas” newsletter. There are quite a few helpful tidbits in the newsletter, some of them relating to A&P concepts (e.g. microcirculation or tracing neural pathways) and others concerning pedagogy. One of the ideas, found on p. 15, struck me as absolutely […]

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Don’t Call me a Subject Matter Expert

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So this phrase “subject matter expert”… it’s bubbled up in the periphery a few times since I’ve been more involved in online teaching. I don’t remember when I first heard it, and I also don’t know its full history. As best I can tell, it seems to be used in some online education communities to […]

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#ET4Online New EdTech Tools

Tools & Resources from #et4onlineI’ve just returned from the 8th annual Emerging Technologies for Online Learning symposium in Dallas, TX.  I’ve compiled some of the most interesting nuggets from the conference here. I separated my thoughts into three categories, each with its own post: resources and tools (you’re reading this one!), notes from my 5 […]

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Top 5 Sessions from #et4online

​Here are some thoughts on the top 5 sessions I attended at the recent Emerging Technologies for Online Learning International Symposium in Dallas, TX. You can also read my general thoughts about the conference here. I’m hoping to listen to many of the others now that the recordings are posted.  How to Humanize your Online […]

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Thoughts on the #ET4Online Conference

As a first-time attendee, I came to the Emerging Technologies for Online Learning International Symposium (aka #et4online) conference in Dallas with a semi-open mind. Last year I decided to check out a different conference in another field for the first time and was horribly disappointed. The majority of the sessions were blatantly commercial – almost […]

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Are the images in your presentation under copyright?

I decided to write this post because I work with a lot of students and practicing herbalists/nutritionists who are unclear on the basic guidelines for using images in presentations. I’ve seen MANY presentations at conferences and in class that pretty clearly violate copyright law. I know that it’s almost always unintentional, so I wanted to […]

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