Managing eLearning

Improving Professional Learning: 12 Strategies to Enhance Performance

In the late 1960s professional organizations began actively to address the growing disconnect between advances in knowledge and the practitioners who were no longer involved in institutional learning.  While this was most pronounced in the medical field—where advances were occurring at a dizzying pace—it also occurred within organizations for teachers, lawyers, business professionals, social workers, […]

Webinar Preview: Beyond Multiple Choice Questions

On May 31st, our Managing eLearning: Thought Leaders series will continue with the webinar “Beyond Multiple Choice Questions” by Clark Aldrich. This guest post by Clark serves to provide an overview of the upcoming webinar. Register Here for the FREE webinar on May 31st. Multiple choice questions have been a mainstay of assessments and other knowledge checks […]

Next-Generation CME

Medical learning network

New White Paper Surveys Recent Research on CME The field of medicine is constantly evolving. Every year, new medical treatments and technologies are developed that doctors must learn if they want to continue to provide the best possible care. An effective continuing medical education (CME) system is crucial for keeping diverse medical professionals apprised of […]

Interview with Valerie Smothers of MedBiquitous

MedBiquitous

Last week, Andy Hicken, PhD and I interviewed Valerie Smothers, the main force behind MedBiquitous.  As Deputy Director of MedBiquitous, Valerie leads this Johns Hopkins-supported effort to develop technology standards to improve quality and collaboration in health education. MedBiquitous plays a crucial standards-setting role in efforts to improve quality through education happening across professional societies, […]

Elevating Professional Development at a Unique Cobb Conference

Jeff Cobb

I was excited to be able to spend a few minutes interviewing Tagoras’s Jeff Cobb about his upcoming Learning • Technology • Design (LTD) Conference. Before we get to the interview, a few words about Jeff, Tagoras, and his exciting LTD event. Since the publication of his book, Leading the Learning Revolution, Jeff Cobb and partner Celisa Steele […]