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Oct

30

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The Cycle of Reflective Teaching

Posted by on October 30th, 2015 0 comments

As the National Library of Medicine Training Center, we think a lot about things like: how can we make this presentation better; are we really reaching our audience; are we teaching or training; and other similar topics. In fact, every time we get ready to teach another session of a class we’ve taught multiple times… Read More »

Posted in: Adult Learning Principles, Instructional Design

Sep

30

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Top 100 Tools for Learning 2015

Posted by on September 30th, 2015 0 comments

NTC staff follow a number of blogs, online forums, listservs, and Twitter feeds related to learning and instruction. Jane Hart is a well-regarded international speaker and writer on modern approaches to workplace learning. Jane is the also the Founder of the Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies (C4LPT), one of the world’s most visited learning sites… Read More »

Posted in: Adult Learning Principles, Instructional Design, Teaching Technologies

Dec

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What We’re Reading: December Edition

Posted by on December 3rd, 2014 0 comments

Here are a few things we’ve been reading lately: Twilight of the Lecture, in Harvard Magazine. It’s a few years old, but a worthwhile read on active learning. “Engaging Medical Librarians to Improve the Quality of Review Articles” in JAMA. One of the authors is Melissa Rethlefsen, the Deputy Director at Eccles Health Sciences Library,… Read More »

Posted in: Adult Learning Principles, Instructional Design

Nov

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Online Learning and Motivation: 3 Ways to Keep them Coming Back

Posted by on November 3rd, 2014 0 comments

We’ve all been there. We sign up for an online class with every intention of completing the class, but somewhere along the way things get in the way and we don’t finish the class. They call it the U-Shaped Curve: “Novelty and enthusiasm produce high drive at the beginning, but it drops off sharply thereafter,… Read More »

Posted in: Adult Learning Principles

Aug

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Universal Design for Learning

Posted by on August 27th, 2014 0 comments

Have you heard of Universal Design for Learning? At the Annual Conference for Distance Teaching and Learning, I attended a few session with a focus on this principle. Here’s a primer video on Universal Design for Learning that will help you become acquainted. If you want to learn more, check out cast.org

Posted in: Adult Learning Principles

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