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On and Off the Court: Where Do Athletic Trainers Work?

On and Off the Court: Where Do Athletic Trainers Work?

There’s more to athletic training than just working on a sports field. Assisting athletes might be the backbone of the profession, but there’s no limit to the settings where an athletic trainer can apply their expertise. Athletic Trainers are individuals who’ve worked to become qualified and multi-skilled health care professionals. Athletic trainers, or ATs, work…

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Interactive 3D Content Provides Immersive Learning Experiences

Interactive 3D Content Provides Immersive Learning Experiences

One of the most pressing challenges in health education today is how to teach human anatomy more effectively. Educators across all content areas find it difficult to keep students engaged and fascinated with the topics they teach, and medicine is no exception.  Today’s medical student wants more interactive material, especially when tackling complicated subjects like…

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Digital Education Helps Increase Student Enrollment

Digital Education Helps Increase Student Enrollment

For the past eight years, undergraduate enrollment rates have decreased across the board. From spring 2018 to spring 2019 alone, the overall student enrollment rate dipped by 1.7 percent.  Rising tuition costs and the fear of being saddled with significant student loan debt are just a few major reasons for this decrease in college enrollment.…

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The National Health Science Assessment Explained

The National Health Science Assessment Explained

Health science educators across the country want the best for their students’ academic future. Likewise, University instructors want students and health professional candidates to be well-prepared for their healthcare voyage.  If you are a college health science educator, you might already know about the National Health Science Assessment. The National Health Science Assessment is a…

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What Are the Advantages of Differentiated Instruction?

What Are the Advantages of Differentiated Instruction?

When educators don’t proactively implement instructional strategies that align with their students’ learning styles, those students tend to lose focus on instructional materials. Consequently, when tested, learners in single-strategy educational environments often show poor retention of the subject matter covered. This results in a higher dropout rate, a lower pass rate, and consequently a reduced…

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How Teachers Can Help Students Prepare for the MCAT

How Teachers Can Help Students Prepare for the MCAT

Students who are interested in becoming medical doctors often start by taking the MCAT. The MCAT, or Medical College Admissions Test, is the standardized test used to measure a student’s knowledge and reasoning skills before their admission to a rigorous medical program. For many of your students, it will be the most extensive exam they…

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Digital Curriculum Leads to Better Lesson Plans

Digital Curriculum Leads to Better Lesson Plans

Education has traditionally taken place in physical classrooms, where educators and students can interface in person. But in recent years, online learning and the use of digital curriculum has become a popular option for education, letting individuals study from any place and at any time. Digital learning is a welcome development in modern education. A…

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What is Medical Terminology?

What is Medical Terminology?

Have you ever traveled to a foreign country where nobody spoke your language? Think for a moment about how that felt. At first, you probably felt adrift, out of your depth, like you couldn’t understand anything around you. You couldn’t communicate because of the language barrier. People see fields like medicine, computer science, and coding…

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Key Traits of Effective Health Education Curriculum

Key Traits of Effective Health Education Curriculum

Physically healthy people lead richer, more satisfying lives than their less healthy peers, according to a study by the U.S. government’s Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. That’s why health education is a primary component of any school or university’s general health science program.  A key objective of most health education curricula is to…

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How to Improve Your Online Health Science Programs

How to Improve Your Online Health Science Programs

Cloud-based learning, allows health science program providers to make learning software available to a broad network of students. This new educational tool breaks down many of the barriers to traditional education, such as cost, time commitment, and rigid scheduling. In this review, we’ll provide you with some tips on how to improve the online health…

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