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In Case You Missed It

Posted by on February 4th, 2015 0 comments

Here are some of the most popular links we shared on Twitter in the last few months. You can follow us on Twitter (@nnlmntc) for even more tips on NLM resources, teaching or training, presentations, and more. Tutorials, videos, and problem sets (oh my!). Learn about @NCBI resources in one place:  Looking for consolidated… Read More »

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Posted by on January 28th, 2015 0 comments

Housekeeping details at the beginning of a class can seem a bit boring, but covering them is an important step in making your audience comfortable, especially if the training is more than an hour. So what should you include to make sure the basics are covered? 1. The Schedule: When does the training begin and… Read More »

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Welcome to the (Virtual) Class

Posted by on January 7th, 2015 0 comments

Are you adding virtual classes to your teaching repertoire? When starting to teach online, you might miss some of the face-to-face interaction that you’ve previously enjoyed with your students. Building rapport in the online classroom doesn’t have to be all that different than traditional instruction. Here a few things you can do to create a… Read More »

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Sticky Teaching

Posted by on December 10th, 2014 0 comments

How do you take advantage of the way the brain works to make what you’re teaching stick? Check out this short SlideShare from Chris Lema on The ABC’s of Sticky Teaching.  [slideshare id=11726270&doc=stickyteaching-120223173533-phpapp01]

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Writing for the Ear

Posted by on November 12th, 2014 0 comments

Recently, I downloaded a copy of No More Spilled Ink: Writing for Instructional Design by Connie Malamed. I recommend the free resource as a great guide if you’re writing content for any kind of online learning. One section of the guide addresses writing audio scripts, and I thought I’d share a few of Malamed’s tips here,… Read More »

Posted in: Instructional Design, Training Tips

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