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e-Learning Modules 101-108
Author: David Masuda, MD, MS

Are you interested in distance learning, but don't know where to start? Perhaps you are familiar with distance learning, but you want to become more of an expert on best practices. This comprehensive online module has lessons that introduce a framework for the design and delivery of effective distance and asynchronous instruction using accessible technologies.

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 Teaching with Simulation 101-204
Authors: Diana Taibi, PhD, RN; Suzie Kardong-Edgren, PhD, RN; Sharon Wilson, RN, MSN, FNP-BC; Chia-Ju Chiu, PhD-C, PT; Debra Liner; Daniel Low, BMedSci, BMBS,

The Simulation modules here are lessons to train you how to teach effectively with simulation. It covers the basics to  advanced applications. There are also tools to help you plan your simulation, develop your simulation scenarios, and track students’ outcomes. Simulation will be a powerful teaching tool for you.  

Clinical Informatics ImageClinical Informatics Image Clinical Informatics 101-108
Authors: Seth Wolpin, PhD and Ed Stevens

Have you ever been confused about the term ‘informatics’ or felt a little lost with the pace of technology change in healthcare? Or maybe you enjoy using technology in your personal life or in work and want to explore other areas in healthcare where technology is changing the playing field. This module tries to explain basic concepts found in clinical informatics so that the terms.

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Instructional Design/Course Design

 AMIGO 3AMIGO 3AMIGO 3: A Learner-oriented Teaching Methodology
(Facilitator: David Masuda, MD, MS; AMIGO Author: John Bransford)
March 6, 2012 MEBI Talk

This interactive presentation teaches the AMIGO model and the benefits of a learner-oriented teaching methodology compared to the traditional teaching methodology. To teach the model, fun interactive methods such as movie clips, games, PowerPoint slides, and debates are used to create an interactive learning experience.

                                                      1. Participate in and learn the benefits of an interactive, learner-oriented teaching                                                           methodology
                                                      2. Learn the components and application of the learner-oriented AMIGO model

                                                      Video: Part 1 (Runtime 1:30:15)
                                                      Video: Part 2 (Runtime 0:38:18)

Tech in EdTech in Ed

Why Do We care About the Use of Technology in Education?
2010 InCITE Workshop

Presentations on the ramifications of simulation and e-learning in today’s healthcare markets and the forces impinging upon adoption or non-adoption of technology in a program. Additionally, presenters show models for implementing and evaluating the use of technology in their own programs.
(Suzie Kardong-Edgren, WSU School of Nursing; David Masuda, UW Dept. of Medical Education)

PowerPoint Slides: Use of Technoogy In Education
Video: Use of Technology in Education (Runtime 50:10)

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Using Learning Goals in Course Design Part I
2009 InCITE Workshop

(Tom Baer, Maggie Baker, PhD, RN, Wayne Jacobson, PhD & Janet Lenart, MN, MPH, RN) 
Video: Using Learning Goals in Course Design Part I (Runtime 42:21)
 RealPlayer Cloud required. To download, click here.   

Using Learning Goausling learning goals part 2usling learning goals part 2ls in Course Design Part II
2009 InCITE Workshop

(Tom Baer, Maggie Baker, PhD, RN, Wayne Jacobson, PhD & Janet Lenart, MN, MPH, RN)
Video: Using Learning Goals in Course Design Part II (Runtime 11:03)
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Carnegie ReportCarnegie ReportCarnegie Report: Transforming Nursing Education
2010 InCITE Workshop

In this presentation, participants learn to identify key findings relevant to eLearning using the Carnegie Report on Transforming Nursing Education. Further, participants learn how to incorporate the cognitive, practice, and formation and ethical comportment apprenticeships in their own teaching.
(Sarah Shannon, UW School of Nursing)

                                                      PowerPoint Slides: Carnegie Report
                                                      Video: Carnegie Report (Runtime 01:03:27) 

AMIGO ApproachAMIGO ApproachHow People Learn Using an Anchored Modular Inquiry (AMIGO) Approach
2010 InCITE Workshop

A presentation providing increased awareness of the benefits of anchored, inquiry-based teaching methods in web-based instruction. Learners will also increase their own utility for creating Amigo modules for use in their instruction.
(Alan Gojdics, UW School of Nursing; David Masuda, UW Medical Education & Bioinformatics)

PowerPoint Slides: AMIGO Approach
Video: AMIGO Approach (Runtime 58:10)

Pedagogical Approacehs to distance learningPedagogical Approacehs to distance learningPedagogical Approaches to Distance Learning

(John Bransford, PhD )
2009 InCITE Workshop

Dr. John Bransford offers a perspective on how people learn, while taking into consideration issues of change, innovation, collaboration and globalization.

Video: Pedagogical Approaches to Distance Learning (Runtime 1:18:54)

Evidence of Learning in Distance LearningEvidence of Learning in Distance LearningEvidence of Learning in Distance Learning
(Kenn Daratha, PhD)
2009 InCITE Workshop

A presentation that evaluates the considerations related to design, development and use of technology in distance learning. The discussion also looks to synthesize, reflect and present evidence of learning.

Video: Evidence of Learning in Distance Learning (Runtime 58:11)

Engaging Students in Distance LearningEngaging Students in Distance LearningEngaging Students in Distance Learning

(Robin Pattillo, PhD, MEd, RN)
2009 InCITE Workshop

This presentation recommends how to keep students engaged in distance learning by addressing concepts related to engagement, distance education modalities, strategies and considerations.

Video: Engaging Students in Distance Learning (Runtime 31:10)

Giving Control to StudentsGiving Control to StudentsGiving Control of the Classroom to Students
2010 InCITE Workshop

Participants will learn how to apply the AMIGO3 framework to classroom activities designed to improve student engagement and learning.
(Kenn Daratha, WSU School of Nursing)

Power Point Slides: Giving Control to Students
Video: Giving Control to Students (Runtime 58:09)

TEDL Workshop Part 1TEDL Workshop Part 1TEDL Workshop, Part I: A Dialogue to Distance Learning
(Janet Lenart, MN, MPH, RN)
2009 InCITE Workshop

Part I of this presentation evaluates how distance learning approaches can support the teaching philosophies, pedagogical approaches, and the pragmatic necessities that people are faced with every day. The presentation compares distance learning technologies and discusses with the students the characteristics of effective distance learning.

Video: TEDL workshop, Part I: A Dialogue on Distance Learning (Runtime 1:50:24)

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(Janet Lenart, MN, MPH, RN & TIER/Reilly Deborah Lorig, Kristi Vaughn & Lori Brault)
2009 InCITE Workshop

In Part II of the presentation, students give feedback about their experience as distance learners. Afterwards, a discussion takes place addressing the different perspectives.

Video no longer available. 

 Inquiry Learning PracticeInquiry Learning Practice
Inquiry Learning in Practice
(David Masuda, MD, MS)
2009 InCITE Workshop

Dr. Masuda walks the viewers through a module built on the Bransford/Vye Amigo model. The presentation then concludes with a discussion about the thoughts of theory-driven course design.

Video: Inquiry Learning in Practice (Runtime 49:51)

Teaching PortfolioTeaching PortfolioTeaching Portfolio
(Helen Emery, MD)
2009 InCITE Workshop

Participants will learn how a teaching portfolio differs from the standard CV, know the components of a teaching portfolio with emphasis on documentation and evaluation of teaching activities, appreciate the components of educational scholarship, and begin work on developing their own teaching portfolio.

Video: Teaching Portfolio (Runtime: 37:27)

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Assessing Student LearningAssessing Student LearningAssessing Student Learning: Fundamentals and Rubrics
2010 InCITE Workshop

Students will increase their knowledge about the role of assessment in the larger process of curriculum planning and active learning (ala *UbD). Additionally, students will develop their understanding of the learning target categories: fact, concept, skill and disposition (adopted from *Stiggins), along with their understanding of basic assessment methods.
(Mark Roddy, Seattle University; Tom Baer, UW School of Nursing)

                                                            PowerPoint Slides: Assessing Student Learning
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Video: Assessing Student Learning (Runtime 01:08:28)

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Web-based Case Development

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(Sara Kim, PhD)
2009 InCITE Workshop

Dr. Kim reviews the domains related to teaching and assessing student performance using the web. Participants will learn about the benefits of web case teaching, see examples of web cases, be introduced to case development framework, and learn about the challenges in web case development.

Video: Web-based Case Development (Runtime 54:41)
Supporting article: Validity of Scores Generated by a Web-Based Multimedia Simulated Patient Case Software: A Pilot Study by Jerant A. F. & Azari R.

Webbased Unfolding CasesWebbased Unfolding CasesWeb-based Unfolding Cases
2010 InCITE Workshop

A presentation to increase one’s knowledge about the use of unfolding, web-based case studies to asses learning
(Susan Flagler, UW School of Nursing)

PowerPoint Slides: Web-based Unfolding Cases
Video: Web-based Unfolding Cases (Runtime 18:31)

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e-Learning Technology

Panel Discussion: Staff supportingPanel Discussion: Staff supportingPanel Discussion: Staff Supporting Faculty in Distance Learning
2009 InCITE Workshop

This discussion addresses how to support faculty members in distance learning. The participants define their needs, and then collaborate to discuss their needs with aims of helping each another out.

(Panelists: Christine Ludwig, MEd & Alan Gojdics, MEd & TIER)
Video: Panel Discussion: Staff supporting Faculty in Distance Learning (Runtime: 26:00)

Online DiscussionOnline DiscussionEssential Elements for Structuring and Moderating Vibrant Online Discussions
2010 InCITE Workshop

This hand-on session will outline the essential elements for structuring and moderating online discussions, and will provide opportunities to respond to example student posts and get feedback from colleagues. Attendees will be provided with example discussion structures and grading rubrics to use in their own classes.
(Tom Baer and Janet Lenart, UW School of Nursing; Robin Pattillo, Idaho State University)


                                                            PowerPoint Slides: Online Discussion
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Video: Online Discussion (Runtime 01:06:44)

2010 InCITE Workshop

Presentations to help participants gain an understanding of how E-folios can be effectively incorporated into course curriculum and employed as a tool for engaging students in research and technology.
(David Masuda, UW Medical Education & Bioinformatics; Sandra Benavides-Vaello, WSU School of Nursing)

PowerPoint Slides: ePortfolio
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Case Study: Distacne learningCase Study: Distacne learningCase Study: Distance Learning in Rural Areas
(Erin Pringle, MS, RN)
2009 InCITE Workshop

This case study examines what is happening in an Alaskan distance education program. Participants will learn about facts and challenges unique to the state, as well as learn specific details about distance learning in the rural areas.

Video: Case Study: Distance Learning in Rural Areas (Runtime 28:51)

using a leraning management systemusing a leraning management systemUsing a Learning Management System
(Bill Hill & Christine Ludgwig, MEd)
2009 InCITE Workshop

A presentation that discusses the types of teaching tools in Learning Management Systems (LMS) and the relationship of LMS teaching tools to course design. Participants will also get an opportunity for hands on exploration with a Learning Management System.

Video: Using a Learning Management System (Runtime 30:01)

using a web conferencing systemusing a web conferencing systemUsing a Web Conferencing System
(Kenn Daratha, PhD)
2009 InCITE Workshop

Dr. Daratha simulates real-life class experiences to discuss effective virtual teaching. Participants are also walked through a variety of techniques that he uses to create an exciting virtual learning environment.

Video: Using a Web Conferencing System (Runtime 1:06:33)

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