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I am legend.

Just had a thought on this cold, stormy, windy Vancouver day…(no, not Armageddon)–I was thinking of what I was going to post on my blog today and thought, “Why am I voluntarily putting myself through 2 online courses on what … Continue reading

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Be kind, rewind!

Today’s post goes back to confidence and teaching.  I have been thinking more on this topic and was able to find an advice column written by Rob Jenkins from a site entitled: “The Chronicle of Higher Education.” “Tips for New … Continue reading

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More wine!

I was so caught up in talking about wine in my previous post, I forgot to share the video that sums up MERLOT. Here is a video for MERLOT that talks about who they are and what they can do … Continue reading

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Wine please.

  Like a fine wine, teaching can be brilliant, balanced and sweet.  I have discovered a website through various online forums and discussions from both my PID classes about a tasty website called MERLOT (Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and … Continue reading

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Teachers need to be confident (insert exclamation mark here)

Hi all, I was responding to a response to a forum in my class and just realized something huge: teachers need confidence to impart good teaching.  Sounds simple but really, for new instructors out there on the front line, this … Continue reading

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Fostering critical thinking in Nursing

Another sleepless night finds me updating my blog for PIDP 3250.  This post takes me back to my roots and had me thinking of my own subject matter: nursing. The thing about nursing is that to make good nurses, it’s … Continue reading

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Instructional Strategies for beginners

Thought I’d share a cool blog by someone experienced in training and Elearning development. The blog: Upside Learning talks about something I haven’t heard about before.  It is the ARCS model, which is a problem solving approach to designing the motivational … Continue reading

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