The Global Classroom

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There has been lots of discussion recently about the “flipped classroom” in medical education and how this is changing the face of education. Rob Cooney from iTeachEM and FlippedEM has done some great work with flipped classrooms. Well, this post isn’t really about the flipped classroom at all. It’s about the Global Classroom. More specifically, […]

MeduBRAWL 2013 is coming…

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If you haven’t heard already – we have a knock out group for the upcoming MeduBRAWL at the International EM Teaching Course this year.  If you aren’t excited about this you must not have a pulse. Here’s a little preview of what’s about to go down…. Mattu vs. Cadogan, Rogers vs. Lin, and much, much […]

How to live tweet #FOAMed from Keynote!

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Ever want to tweet out your own lecture pearls, while lecturing?  Want to make sure the #FOAMed community is receiving the top pearls from your talk?  Well, if  you use Keynote there is a way set this up in under 10 minutes using a recently updated open-access app called Keynote Tweet v2.5 by Alan Levine. […]

Carley on FOAM and Education

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Simon Carley (@EMManchester), Professor of Emergency Medicine in Manchester and fearless leader of the StEmlyn’s blog team, is an education powerhouse. Regular iTeachEMers will know that he gave two profoundly interesting talks at SMACC last March. Here is the video footage of these two inter-related talks. In the first, Educational Leadership and Subversion he explores the […]

Technology versus Learning

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The video of Victoria Brazil’s talk at SMACC on Technology versus Learning has been #FOAMed. With technology comes inherent boons and inherent evils, where does the balance lie when it comes to medical education? Found out by watching Victoria Brazil (@SocraticEM) in action: Here are her slides: … and you can download the audio only […]