Trifecta! Teaching in Higher Education at the Intersection of Content, Pedagogy and Technology
Physician Assistant Education Association National Conference
In an era where machines are replacing more and more people, linchpins are individuals who are unique, who do emotional work, and are passionate about what they do ultimately serving as the creative problem solvers in their communities and organizations. We are often told that education must nurture these skills within our youth, yet as educators, we face the challenge of how to enhance and develop these skills
The transition from teacher to student-centered instruction can often present a challenge to many educators. As students, they have neither experienced this type of learning nor been presented with strategies and tools to support the transition that today’s students require to enhance and develop key 21st-century skills.
In today’s competitive environment of college admissions and employment opportunities, many students feel as though they have to settle for what professional opportunities may come their way. By creating a digital portfolio and a professional learning network, students can build a platform that shines a spotlight on who they are beyond the traditional measurements often used to categorize them.