Untapped possibilities

What if I, as a teacher, took a step back in order to prop the students to take steps forward...? Forward, towards learning and learning techniques for life. I wonder if it's even possible to do that with herds of students and so little time for each and everyone. Does it all comes down to... Continue Reading →

Not even close baby

Right now, as a PhD student, I´m a participant in a course named "Cultural awareness in health and social research". This course is a great collaboration between La Trobe University (Australia), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (Hong Kong) and Malmö University (Sweden). We have meet once in a Zoom meting. At this webinar we presented... Continue Reading →

Grounded scholar

Right now, there is too much focus on myself when I am teaching. I want to make a change! After participating in a workshop held by The Centre for Teaching and Learning at Malmö University (about student-centeredness) I made a promise to myself and now it is time for me to embody it. Stop the... Continue Reading →

Pass it on

And then suddenly it happens... One colleague asks about how to use digital quizzes in the classroom... Kaboom! I´m pleased and beyond happiness. I gladly share the knowledge and experiences that I have with my colleague. So I thought, why not share it here too?! Here´s how I do it... When lecturing nursing students in... Continue Reading →

Increased opportunities

I sense increased opportunities by participating in this iteration of the ONL course. So what´s the secret to sucking me in to engage once again? Opportunities to interact and engage in this amazing community of fabulous, creative and knowledgeable people. Yesterday, when I was casually looking into our Goggle+ community I got inspired by Anita Berlin. She´s made... 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 →

Self-paced learning

What I should be doing isn´t what I am doing right now. I´m supposed to correct and modify my scheme for next semester. Other things on my ToDo list are, Register participants from CPR-training Construct a new website Fill the new website with useful content Making videos (several) of safe management of central venous catheters Edit a video... Continue Reading →

Realization of an idea

When I´m gone I don´t want you to say... She did not live to see the realization of her dream. Not that I´m planning to leave but you never know so I think I better get on with my dream and try to create a website with the aim to support students and preceptors. After taking a nap this... Continue Reading →

All good things (must) come to an end

First of all I would like to praise Cambridge Dictionaries Online and Google translate for an inexhaustible source of knowledge. Second, I would like to embrace all my group members for being such good friends throughout the whole course period and for making me feel comfortable and safe trying to speak and write in English. In ten fantastic... Continue Reading →

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