Educators do assessment to check student’s knowledge in a subject or topic. Teachers need to check in different ways if their students are meeting the standards set by them.Practices like formative assessment refer to a number of methods that educator can use to gather comprehensive information on student learning in real
Skills-lab training as a methodological teaching approach is nowadays part of the training programs of almost all medical faculties. Specific ingredients have been shown to contribute to a successful learning experience in skills-labs. Although it is undoubted that the instructional approach used to introduce novel clinical technical skills to learners
Before we work out what constitutes an assessment's value for a given cost in medical education, we must first outline the steps necessary to create an assessment, and then assign a cost to each step. In this study we undertook the first phase of this process: we sought to work
Polling is the best way to collect student’s feedback. With the access to technology polling has become easy and teachers can create amazing polls for their classroom with these amazing tools.
PollDaddy: PollDaddy offers free poll or quiz creation features for the educators. The free version enables educators to get 200
Twitter is becoming an important tool in medicine, but there is little information on Twitter metrics. In order to recommend best practices for information dissemination and diffusion, it is important to first study and analyze the networks.
This study describes the characteristics of four medical networks, analyzes their theoretical dissemination potential,
Biomedical research has and will continue to generate large amounts of data (termed ‘big data’) in many formats and at all levels. Consequently, there is an increasing need to better understand and mine the data to further knowledge and foster new discovery. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has initiated
Gamification means the use of various elements of game design in nongame contexts including workplace collaboration, marketing, education, military, and medical services. Gamification is effective for both improving workplace productivity and motivating employees. However, introduction of gamification is not easy because the planning and implementation processes of gamification are very
Analytics in higher education is a major focus at many of today’s institutions. Many campuses are claiming the power of analytics to improve student success. Analytics provides the tools to assess, analyze, and change what institutions do in relation to students, faculty members, and the learning environment. President Michael Crow
Presenting an idea can be made in a very simple yet creative way. Truly, a picture means a thousand words, however, pictures accompanied by words means accuracy and precision. :) Infograph is one of the ways to disseminate information in a very creative and simplest form where ideas, knowledge, concepts, information and instruction
In addition to making it clear to students what learning goals will be covered and required of them through the rubric or performance framework, students need constructive feedback in order to improve. But feedback isn’t always appropriate; there are times when it’s very effective and other times when it can