In today’s world, technology is at the forefront of learning, and as such, educators must decipher what the best tech tools are to deliver the content to their learners. With so many software and technology options out there, where do you even begin?

By Heidi Zunker • September 28, 2017

As the saying often goes, “It’s the small things that matter the most.” Jeremy Zacher, Education Specialist in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, discusses "microlearning" as a way of delivering learning content in bite-sized snippets that are easily accessed when the learner needs it.

By Jeremy Zacher • September 7, 2017

When people look at their agendas for a meeting or conference and see “team building” listed as one of the events, many let out a sigh or roll their eyes. Nicole Folken, Education Specialist at Mayo Medical Laboratories, highlights how team building contributes toward employee motivation and building trust.

By Nicole Folken • July 20, 2017

Opening your email inbox is like being dealt a hand of cards. You don’t know what you’ll get, you may be caught off guard, and you need to determine how to play out the hand you’ve been dealt. Thomas Huntley, MT(ASCP), Education Coordinator, discusses effective tips for email management.

By Thomas Huntley • June 15, 2017

Elissa Hall, Associate Director for Curriculum and Education Technology and an Assistant Professor at Mayo Clinic, discusses how the adoption of social media in education creates a flexible environment for facilitating collaborative, deeper learning by providing an avenue to network and dialogue with an international community.

By Elissa Hall • May 11, 2017

On-demand continuing medical education is growing in popularity among medical professionals as they need a required number of hours to maintain their professional licensures. Janet Bergquist, Education Specialist at Mayo Medical Laboratories, discusses the benefits of on-demand education.

By Janice Bergquist • April 13, 2017

We have all been in the position of starting something new: a new class, new hobby, or a new job. Imagine yourself arriving for a new endeavor, entering a vacant room with a set of instructions on the chalkboard to complete some paperwork, signing some forms, and then leaving them in a bin when finished with no additional direction on where to go or what to do next . . . . How would that make you feel? Jeffry Harden, Program Manager in Mayo's Staff Development for Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, discusses best practices for orientation and onboarding.

By Jeffry Harden • March 9, 2017