Tag: professional development

eLearning in the Age of Automation

In 2011, I took a human-computer interaction course at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. One day, the class collectively decided to discuss automatizing the workforce. I greatly enjoyed musing over the restructuring of society and what it means to be a member of a “work force” who no longer has to work. How could capitalism survive […]

Educating Medical Personnel: New Book Reviews CPD Topics

Every so often a book is published that provides a community of practice with a fresh perspective on current issues.  Editors William F. Rayburn, Mary G. Turco, and David A. Davis have put together what should become the de facto textbook for anyone studying to become an educator or trainer of medical practitioners.  Titled Continuing […]

Failure is the New Success

Failure in game-based learning

As some of our readers may know, I spent a significant portion of my life studying and working in games for education. That’s why I’m excited to tell you about my upcoming webinar on July 25 from 11:30am – 12:30pm CT. The focus of the webinar will be how to create engaging, interactive learning activities using […]

Ten Reasons We’re Excited About MedBiquitous 2017

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  I’m very excited to be attending the MedBiquitous annual meeting for the second year in a row. The conference is held each year on the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine campus in Baltimore. This year’s event is June 5-6, and registration is still open. Why do we go? For at least ten reasons: 1. […]

Applying the DIKW Methodology to Education Offerings at Associations

DIKW Methodology

The Internet gives marketers a multitude of frameworks, guidelines, and models to follow. But which ones make the most sense for what you have to offer? Online courses, journal articles, and annual conferences are a large aspect of association and medical societies marketing campaigns. All of these items fit well into the DIKW framework, so […]