The BlendEDBeat Coffee Grab Podcast

Coffee Grab Podcast

Join Dr Paula Barnard-Ashton as she takes a 20-minute coffee grab to have conversations that get to the heart of blended learning in health professions education. Every week a guest pops into the studio to share their insights, experiences and innovative ideas.
Produced by The Wits University Faculty of Health Sciences and eFundanathi in the School of Therapeutic Sciences.
Weekly English South Africa Education · Technology
12 Episodes

EPISODE 11: A framework for deep and meaningful learning - Janus van As

"For students to really develop competencies, there's two dimensions they need to develop: firstly, the competence, but they also need to develop the confidence to display that competence and we feel that reflection helps them think about that what they've achieved, whether they've developed the competence and, in that sense,…
17 Aug 2023 27 min

EPISODE 8: Blended learning as a platform to support student success - Azola Ralo

"Blended learning has enabled us to have a pulse on the students well-being, and their comprehension of and engagement with the learning material. Our Ukuthula android app offers students coping strategies and emotional well-being content and they can also find academic support content; it's really trying to move with them…
27 Jul 2023 22 min

EPISODE 5: High fidelity simulation prepares students for the real-world - Nabeela Sujee

“My vision would be an entire simulation hospital, that will allow our graduates to be confident, competent and motivated about their profession and their value-add to the healthcare system.”, says Faculty of Health Sciences simulation laboratory co-ordinator, Nabeela Sujee. In this episode she explains the role of simulation to our…
5 Jul 2023 18 min

SNEAK PEEK - Prof Shabir Madhi

We thought you might like a sneak peek at our first episode - Prof Shabir Madhi, Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences at Wits University shares his experiences and vision for blended learning in the faculty. Catch the full first episode when we launch on Thursday 8th June!
1 Jun 2023 1 min