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5 Questions to Foster Learner Engagement

How do you want to travel?

Lately I’ve been thinking about individual accountability for engaging in learning, and the delicacy in creating a climate where each person in the room feels as invested in the value and success of the course as the instructor does. 392 more words

Clinical Education

This Watch Is Special (on the Power of Storytelling)

This Watch Is Special

If you have a look, I think you’re not too impressed. Tissot is a brand, alright, but it’s not particularly expensive. The bracelet is titanium and not stainless steel, which makes them significantly lighter, but that is not the point. 457 more words

Presentation Skills

Toastmasters Challenge: Apply Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs!

I’ve just finished Carmine Gallo’s book Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs. What makes it great compared to other books on presenting is that here you can see all the tricks you have to master shown on an example of a single performer. 1,888 more words


Presentation Skills: Imitate, Imitate, Imitate!

Borrowed magic of storytelling

Just before Christmas, I gave a presentation on the effects of storytelling. I told two stories, each of them making a point about creating a different feeling in the audience. 1,200 more words



Halloween may be one of my favorite holidays. Elaborate costumes and makeup are my forte, and scary movies are a must. In the spirit of Halloween, I would like to share a spooky short story. 614 more words

Have you ever tried Pecha Kucha? I just did, and this is what I learned...

I’ve written about Pecha Kucha-style presentations before (here and here), but I’d never actually put one together until last week.

For those unfamiliar with Pecha Kucha-style presentations, they are tightly structured presentations that require you to present on your topic using exactly 20 slides, each slide lasting only 20 seconds. 598 more words