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FOAMed Grand Round

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FOAMed = Free Open Access Medical Education

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FOAMed Grand Round

  1. 1. FOAMed & the ‘Net’ Generation of Educators & Learners Disclaimer Dr Shweta Gidwani Emergency Medicine Consultant 6th Feb 2014 1 2 3 parts Part 1: What is FOAMed? Why? Part 2: Examples of FOAMed in action Part 3: 5 reasons against FOAMed 3 4
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  3. 3. FOAMed 9 Why SoMe? “ I have always imagined the information space as something to which everyone has immediate and intuitive access, and not just to browse, but to create” 10 Learning Gathering Knowledge Translating Knowledge Sir Tim Berners-Lee, Inventor WWW 11 12
  4. 4. 1. Information Relevant (problem oriented) Learner centric Presentation style Swiss cheese model of learning Ref:: Windham, C (2005) The student’s perspective. In D G Oblinger (eds) Educating the net generation 13 Benefits of Digital Instruction 1. Asynchronous 2. Individual 3. Intrinsic Motivation 15 14 2. Contextualising Knowledge translation is a social phenomenon 16
  5. 5. Not about technology - but how it is used 17 18 Flipped Classroom The ‘Sage on the Stage” teacher becomes the ‘Guide on the Side’ Mike Cadagon 19 20
  6. 6. Realising the potential of the ‘Collective’ & Personalising the experience of the ‘Individual’ FOAMed 21 22 Journal Club 25th Sept Part 2: Examples of FOAMed = + #ALiEMJC 22nd Jan #ALiEMJC Transcript 23 24
  7. 7. Blogs Podcasts 25 26 Conference Training Programs 27 28
  8. 8. Augment learning Listen for Skeptical Sighs 29 Part 3: Top 5 reasons against SoMe 31 30 #1. Academic Rigour 32
  9. 9. Open Access Journals Open post publication crowd sourced peer review 33 34 The HONcode 1. Authority - qualification of author #2 Reliable? 2. Complementarity - support not replace 3. Confidentiality 4. Attribution - cites sources, dates 5. Justifiability -balanced/objective claims 6.Transparency - accessible, contact details 7.Financial Disclosure 8.Advertising - clearly distinguished 35 36
  10. 10. #3. This is just a FAD Social Media Index @Brent_Thoma 37 38 39 40
  11. 11. #4. It doesn't help me? the Educators Perspective 41 42 #5. I’m not Technical 43 44
  12. 12. Tools 45 46 FOAM is bubbling up JOIN THE CONVERSATION SKEPTICAL WHEN IN DOUBT, LEAVE IT OUT “By sharing our specific skills, intuition, anecdotes, templates and experiences we can create an an online experiential learning paradigm which will launch medical education and research into a new era of understanding “ @JoeLex IS THIS AN N=1 TIP/ INNOVATION INVOLVE YOUR COLLEAGUES (& PATIENTS) 47 48

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