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Speed Learning 2: Bullet Journaling for Metacognition; Teamwork or Dreamwork: Making Team-Based Learning a Reality

From the 2020 Clinical Laboratory Educators Conference (February 27, 2020)
Presented by Erin Rumpke and Denene Lofland
The session includes two presentations:
Bullet Journaling for Metacognition: Using the bullet journal framework can strengthen the connections that MLT and MLS students relate between courses in the curriculum. This session will explain the concept of bullet journaling and outline the use indexing, creating collections, and rapid logging as a high-yield comprehensive note-taking strategy to encourage reflection and improve metacognition.
Teamwork or Dreamwork: Team-based learning (TBL) is an effective strategy to promote active learning and peer teaching. It has gained popularity within healthcare education due to its emphasis on knowledge application to solve relevant clinical problems. This session will introduce educators to the key components of TBL and provide guidance on implementation.


At the conclusion of this presentation, participants will be able to
  1. Summarize the connection between journaling, reflection, and metacognition.
    Identify opportunities and methods to incorporate journaling opportunities into MLS/MLT courses and across program curriculum.
    Describe a variety approaches to assess the quality of reflection and learning from student journal activities.
  2. Define team-based learning.
    Discuss the principles of team-based learning.
    Describe the team-based learning process.

This recorded presentation is P.A.C.E. ® accredited. The instruction level for this activity is Intermediate. One (1) P.A.C.E. ® contact hour and one and one (1) Florida credit hour in the area General will be awarded to participants. ASCLS P.A.C.E.® is accepted by the ASCP/ASCLS/AGT Board of Certification and all states, including Florida and California, as an approved provider of continuing education for recertification and licensure. ASCLS is an approved provider with CE Broker for Florida licensees.


This intermediate-level program is appropriate for laboratory professionals working in clinical, public health and academic settings.