Monthly Archives: November 2010

Reflections from the TIGER Teaching Fellows…..(so far)

As part of the last TIGER core meeting the Teaching Fellows (Gary, Chris, Nick and Neena)  were asked to introduce themsleves and indicate what TIGER means to them at this stage. The Fellows are directed by the Academic Leads and all … Continue reading

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Medical students get iPhones for their study

My colleague Terese Bird shared this news with me, which might have some implications for TIGER. Medical students at Leeds University are given iPhones as part of their study. The medical students in their final two years spend much of their time … Continue reading

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Observation of a practical-based learning session

I observed a practical-based training session in the Loughborough Hospital this Monday and Tuesday (8-9 Nov 2010). 15 IPE students studying different subjects: Medical, Nursing, Pharmacists and Social Workers, most of them are in their final year, took part in the … Continue reading

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Observation of an IPE teaching class

I observed a Strand One – Introduction to Interprofessional Working teaching session yesterday at De Montfort University. The session was led by Liz Anderson and Julie Kent. About 30 first-year students studying different subjects: nursing, social worker, therapists, pharmacist attended … Continue reading

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Rob Howe’s reflections on TIGER

As part of the last team meeting we were all tasked to blog what TIGER meant to us. This would be used during the relections at the end of the project. For myself TIGER represents a massive opportunity to be … Continue reading

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On the phone to CETIS

Have just come off the phone to CETIS and and a useful discussion on our technical standards development. John Robertson provided some information from other projects which he was aware of in addition to gathering data from our curent thoughts. … Continue reading

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Tigers on the Horizon

The annual Horizon Reports identify emergent technologies, trends and challenges that will effect Higher Education on a global basis over the next 5 years. (http://wp.nmc.org/horizon2010/). Mobility and Open Content are considered the focus for the next year. The 2010 report … Continue reading

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Updating on OER IPR support

Chris, Pete, Rohit and myself attended the webinar on IPR today. Unfortunate technical issues prevented Naomi doing a significant part of this but there were still a number of items gained which we will discuss in our team meeting next … Continue reading

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Observation in a hospital

Next week, there is an opportunity for me to visit the Loughborough hospital where IPE students from Leicester University attend a 4-day Interprofessional Education programme. The students will be placed in small groups to learn together on a care of the elderly ward. They … Continue reading

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OER IPR Support News

OER IPR Support News The OER IPR Support Team is pleased to announce the launch of the OER IPR Starter Pack at http://www.web2rights.com/OERIPRSupport/index.html. The Starter Pack begins with a short video which gives a concise overview of the issues everyone … Continue reading

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