What is a “rubric” and why use rubrics in global health education?

Rubrics are well-established, evidence-based tools in education, but largely unknown in global health. At the Geneva Learning Foundation (TGLF), the rubric is a key tool […]

Learning Analytics, Validity, and Theory

 This week I participated in the inaugural FLAIEC conference. It was a delightful opportunity to talk with various researchers at different levels and years of […]

Which is better for global health: online, blended, or face-to-face learning?

A long time ago, I asked Bill Cope what the evidence says about the superiority of online learning over blended and face-to-face. My experience had […]

#GuildChat for 06/04/21: Theory and Practice in Learning

Our next #GuildChat takes place Friday, June 4th at 11AM PT/2PM ET. This week’s topic is Theory and Practice in Learning. Our work as learning […]

Virtual Laboratory: Authenticity and Metacognition

Recently I was invited to contribute to the Virtual Laboratory on Cognitive Approaches to L2 Instruction by the Universities of Heidelberg and Kent. It’s always […]

Instructional Design Principles: Keys to Authoring eLearning Content

Effective online training doesn’t happen by accident; it’s the end result of a planned, systematic development process. To create an… Read More

Synchronous Learning Simply Put: Definition, Benefits & Tools

Even if you don’t know what synchronous learning is yet, you’ve likely come across it at some point. Perhaps you’ve… Read More

The ADDIE Model

The ADDIE model is a five phase flexible guideline for creating effective training and support tools. Analyze. Design. Develop. Implement. Evaluate. It sounds simple, as […]

What is xAPI (Tin Can)?

xAPI stands for Experience API (also known as Tin Can), and it’s the most recent and versatile eLearning standard. It… Read More

Beginner’s Guide to Scenario-Based Learning

Scenario-based learning (SBL) is an immersive training environment where learners meet realistic work challenges and get realistic feedback as they… Read More

Social Authentication and Teacher-Student Motivational Synergy

I am very happy to announce the publication of my 3rd book (4th if you include poetry). This book talks about social authentication, which (following […]

Teach Talk Webinar: Transformative Learning Theory

Typical approaches to learning center heavily around objectives, which are discrete, measurable, and focused on specific narrow outcomes. But what about when your education shakes […]

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