Changes in the allied health fields are occurring at a rapid rate due to developments in technology, treatment and patient involvement. It important that allied health educators be knowledgeable about these changes and be able to share them with their students. This group is for allied health educators who aspire to discuss and master the competencies necessary for exemplary performance and top customer service in a dynamic, rapidly changing education landscape. Group members share best practices, ideas, thoughts, reflections, and resources to help colleagues across the globe improve performance.
I have had to learn to deal with students that do not readily interact during class. It has been a challenge to try and involve them. This course is encouraging me to consider that they learn in non-expected ways.
Comment on Sandra Byrnes's post: That is a great statement and I found it to be impactful even in my short tenure teaching.
Comment on Kathleen Watts's post: Thank goodness for social media platforms this was you can keep up with former students without be invasive.
I learned how to be impactful to current and future students that the small things count.
Comment on Andrea Winslow's post: I am a kinesthics learner as well I obtained so much knowledge by hands on techniques. Many of my students have stated that they are hands on learners as well.
Comment on Kathleen Watts's post: Yes you can capture an individuals attention and help them learn by accessing what make them tick what they do for fun ie hobbies
You can access a students frame of mind as in the example of how a student learns to crochet. Some will read some will need to hear audible instructions. Some will use trial and error. Other will point out the impact of why they learned to crochet.
Comment on Mukisha Livingston's post: When I was in college mind mapping was used in my English classes. This was very effective in getting my thoughts on paper and completing my essays.
Comment on Kathleen Watts's post: Yes chant or cheers have always been an effective learning strategy.
I learned that there are 8 learning styles and an Instructor needs to incorporate methods to increase the success of the learners in his/her class.
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