To say the least, these are unusual times. In the past month, each of us has been faced with both personal and professional decisions that we could not have imagined having to make just weeks earlier. While I can only hope your personal realities are beginning to settle into a
We are all finding ways personally and professionally to meet the challenge posed by COVID-19.
Earlier this month, as the threat of COVID-19 was becoming increasingly clear, we at ArcheMedX took decisive action to protect our employees, their families, and our business partners by freezing all travel, ensuring we could work
The threat of Coronavirus (COVID-19) is real and spreading. The most vulnerable among us (the elderly, immunocomprised individuals, and those with underlying health conditions) are at high risk of suffering from this virus. Public health experts and the CDC are urging more extreme social distancing, yet too many of us
Two members of the ArcheMedX team received awards at the 2020 Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions Annual Conference, held this year in San Francisco, January 8-11.
Brian McGowan, PhD, FACEHP, ArcheMedx Co-founder and Chief Learning Officer received the Almanac Author of the Year award for his contributions to the
To measure knowledge, we must measure a person's degree of belief.
As educators, we all strive to transfer knowledge and help our learners achieve mastery on a topic or technique. And as educators, we rely on pre- and post-test comparisons to assess the impact of the education we provide, as well
As we all know, healthcare continues to evolve in its focus on improving patient care through emerging models that emphasize quality improvement and patient engagement. The patient-centered medical home (PCMH) model was engineered to impact both of these issues by replacing the patient at the center of his/her own care
Increasingly information gathering is happening with professionals away from the classrooms, lecture halls, and even desktop personal computers. Lifelong learning is no longer anchored to encyclopedia or mail order VHS course ware. Most recently, adult learners have demanded more flexibility and accessibility in their professional development....and these demands do not
Over the rainy weekend (here in Pennsylvania) I tracked down and collated several of my newer, favorite TED Talks related to what we do in education and professional development. I hope your perspective is uniquely transformed, as mine has been!
RESOURCE: How Reliable is Your Memory
Psychologist Elizabeth Loftus studies memories. More
One of the best analogies on learning that I ever learned came in a rather unlikely place.
I had just walked from my car to meet a golf instructor (John), he was going to help me work through some issues with my game. 15 minutes into the lessons John could tell
One of the drivers of the original Learning Actions research was a concern that in learning, as in so many facets of life, our subconscious mind undermines rational thinking, decision making, and behavior; yet the ‘adult learner’ has been (universally) seen as fully competent, autonomous, and self-directed. The premise itself