This group is for allied health faculty to come together to discuss challenges, solutions, trends and hot topics related to allied health instruction. Group members share best practices, ideas, thoughts, reflections, and resources to help colleagues across the globe improve performance.


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Concept mapping | New discussion by Kathy Zahner

We have found using concept mapping is a great way to help the students understand what they've learned in theory and what they see in clinicals. It really helps the light bulb gooff as it starts to m...

taking time to analyze and create a positive environment | New blog by ha nie chung

classroom activities can be more beneficial than teachers may think. Alot fo the time, there is so much to cover in a given time that we believe/think that activities will be a waste of time or time c...

Fun times | New discussion by Anthony Turner

This was interesting

Beat the clock | New comment by Kathy Grice

I recently used beat the clock for students learning several cardiac medications. There were two back to back quizzes on cardiac medications, one focused on how the different names matched up, the...

Sharing ideas | New comment by Jean Erickson

I love this idea. One time I was going to make up little cards of some guidelines I keep in my pocket that I refer to frequently and seem to never keep in memory no matter how many times I memorize...

PowerPoint teaching versus Lecturing from book | New comment by Jean Erickson

Reply to Sandra Rosenberg's post: Whan I was working on my bachelors many instructors used power points with lecture. We had copies of the power points and could folloe along and make notes - it cut...

Soft Skills | New blog by lisa anthony

Soft skills are transferrable skills. so they can be used in many differennt types of jobs. They are personal qualities and attitudes that can help you to work well with others and make a postitive co...

Team Building AND Learning | New discussion by lisa anthony

When I see that my class is losing energy and motivation, and morale is beginning to drop, this is when I implement team building strategies and learning activities ( a few of which have been describe...

note | New blog by Alexis Berta

Try to show students I care more ask them who influnced them

Successes | New blog by Audrey Chavarria

I had students discussing in a circle and they interacted and had fun!