Illusions

What we believe we are isn't always what others think we are. Do we all live in an illusion of the reality? Unfortunately, I don´t think I have the capacity to go further into this question. I do know that it is important to listen to others and I do think it is important to actively work with... Continue Reading →

Learning by doing

Is it Dewey who coined the phrase "Learning by doing"? Dewey claims that there is a relationship between knowledge and active inquiry. He also advocated that action, reflection, emotion and theory is prerequisite for continues life-long learning. The teachers role is to facilitate learning by assisting creation of a cooperative learning exercise. The teachers leadership includes e.g. being aware of... Continue Reading →

Totally not right

Hopefully, we all have visions of a brighter future and then there is the harsh reality... In his own words, John Biggs tells us how it suddenly stuck him of how irrelevant it was to ask students to tell, in a final exam, of how he had told them about how psychology could be applied into teaching.... Continue Reading →

Clinical training center

This summer I went on a vacation to Italy. Me and my family stayed in a house for rent, somewhere in the middle of nowhere, at the Italian countryside. The weather was fine, it was hot and sticky, so we mostly choose to hang around the pool... or at least nearby. For two days we... Continue Reading →

Diversity

Earlier today at the course "Academic teaching" (which I participate) we were discussion diversity. The learning outcome for me regarding to this topic is: "Develop different strategies for equal treatment in the meeting with students / participants in heterogeneous groups." So, I´ve been thinking of how to embed this in my teaching to nursing students. The... Continue Reading →

Intended learning outcome

  This summer I participate in a course about "Academic Teaching" where I am expected to learn how to support the learning of others. The course is given by Malmö university and is an educational part of my personal development plan. The main learning outcome is to describe and justify the academic teaching on a scientific basis and... Continue Reading →

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