Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy

Have you heard of Bloom’s Taxonomy?

As active adult learners, we must be conscientious about the what, how, and why we are reading a piece of literature. Being conscientious makes us more efficient, selective, and critical about what we learn. This in turn will help us to provide better care for our patients, which is after all our main goal.

Although mainly used to develop curricula, I believe that understanding Bloom’s taxonomy and applying it to our learning may help us to learn more effectively. Bloom’s taxonomy can help us identify learning objectives that require higher level of cognitive function, which helps us to be better problem solvers.

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By |2019-02-19T18:05:08-08:00Oct 21, 2012|Medical Education|

Creating a personal learning environment

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What is digital curation?

It is the selection, preservation, maintenance, collection and archiving of digital assets.1 Once you have curated the digital content you might want to share with others. There are different ways of sharing this content:

  • Sending out the link
  • Retweeting on Twitter
  • “Like” on Facebook
  • “1+” on Google+
  • Many others

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By |2018-01-30T02:02:44-08:00Sep 20, 2012|Medical Education|

Do you know your resuscitation room?

When I was in medical school doing my critical care elective in EM, I remember seeing the interns preparing tubes and IVs before their shifts started. Since then it was instilled in me that coming early to the shift was essential to make sure that at least your resuscitation room was adequately set up for any major emergency coming through. With the help of a few friends, I made up a list of the equipment that should be present and working appropriately in your resuscitation room. 

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By |2018-01-30T02:04:45-08:00Sep 5, 2012|Medical Education|
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