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¿Qué es más importante "memorizar" o "entender"?

Si bien ambos aspectos son importantes y pueden complementarse en distinta proporción. Creo que la memorización puede ser un primer paso necesario para adquirir conocimientos, pera luego enfocarse en la comprensión y la capacidad de aplicar ese conocimiento para el aprendizaje significativo. En última instancia, el equilibrio entre memorizar y entender puede variar según el contexto educativo y las metas de aprendizaje.


Why is all this facts not taught in school. We only know the basic .


I actually like when a new class starts and I have the students introduce themselves. I get a sense of the backgrounds and the whys they are in the programs. 

Learning Preference Survey

Has anyone found/used a learning preference survey that works well in the high school levels?

How do we engage students?

Please list effective ways new instructors can engage their students in class?

Dress code and unprofessionalism as a professor question

Is it me or does it seem like a lot of professors of nursing don't practice what they preach. It's been my understanding that as professionals we should look the part and act the part. But yet I see professors with false eyelashes, hair down in their face/back, and eating in skills lab and in clinical areas at clinical sites when it clearly states no drinks or food!!! It's all about professionalism......... infection control and doing what we can to protect ourselves, our patients as well as our students!!

Getting started

I am wondering if I am over-prepping. Does anyone else worry about that too?

Practicum Clinical/Lab

The students watch videos and listen to lectures from the theory professors. The students practice what they learn and since many work in Healthcare settings already, old habits are hard to break. Patience and redirection are always key in preparing for the future of the healthcare professionals.

What did you find helpful?

There were so many impactful pointers through the lesson what did you find was an aha moment for you? For me it was the resonance of using 10-15 min segments to allow them to stay focused it made me feel more confident in my approach to changing styles throughout a time period because before i was worried it would seem like too much information and be off putting. Instead, it has given me security in knowing that it's engaging their ability to learn. 


need to determine the best test method to evaluate the students knowledge of the subject area.


how to incorporate CATS to assess learning objectives


i have learned that it is okay to wait several seconds after I ask a question to allow students to answer.  Silence is okay.

Meeting the Class for the First Time

What I learned in this section 'Meeting the Class for the First Time" is the idea of giving each student a 3 x 5 card to list their name, address, telephone number their current training status, and reason for enrolling. This will aid me in remembering names in the beginning and an insight into each student individually, their goals, passions, and priorities. 

Be Prepared

Make sure I review the curriculum and have the tools that is necessary for the class session. Make sure to have the major roles that are played for the instructor, which are Model; Manager; and Motivator. This will allow me to be prepared for my class.


Have you tried listening to alpha music during class to help student performance? what were your thoughts about the effectivness?

Teaching one to one music production virtualy

This is just perfect for what I'm doing in terms of teaching students how to create music using a computer.

ED111R Implementing Active Learning

In this module, I noted ways to monitor whether my teaching strategies are impactful to students. Learning about the distinction between high-risk and low-risk activities was also helpful. 

ED111R Planning for Active Learning

This module taught me the importance of bringing critical and analytical thinking into the classroom. I learned the importance of setting objectives of learning and informing students on how their work will be evaluated. 

ED111R Understanding Active Learning

In the first module, I learned about the importance of using student-centered strategies rather than instructor-centered ones. While the traditional lecture might work for certain aspects of learning such as dates of events, students must be presented with more engaging teaching strategies. 

I plan on introducing more discussion segments in my courses. I also plan to allow for hands-on experience in the field. These two strategies combined should help empower my students in the learning process. 

EDU 111

My takeaway from this module has been the importance and emphasis on active learning for adult learners.