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Learning from our communities and each other in hybrid courses

So many of the common pitfalls are tied together. Understanding and fostering students learning from one another is a method of also avoiding the “sage on the stage” problem. I generally teach health systems classes. Each student comes to class … Continue reading

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H210: Understanding our own healthcare experience

The course Steph and I are creating is the hybrid offering of our program’s introductory course – H210 (Introduction to the U.S. Healthcare System).   This is a course that is already offered in multiple formats – ecampus, residential, and one … Continue reading

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Student to student

Some pitfalls are equally relevant to face to face and online learning. I find I too often fail to provide time and space for students to really  interact and share with one another.  In our class in particular – the … Continue reading

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