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Tell us about your experience of Virtual Scenarios

The WAVES project has been working hard to create some tips, tools and guideline for those who are interested in using and creating their own Virtual Scenarios for teaching or training both within academia and within the workplace. We have created a knowledge toolkit and technical toolkit to address some of the needs required from our needs analysis from end-users during the start-up of the project. We now want to know if your perceptions and needs have changed since then.

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We are our choices: Learning to Make Good Decisions

The second WAVES Network event We are our choices: Learning to Make Good Decisions was held on 24th October 2018 in London, UK. The event welcomed national and international participants, involved in the WAVES Network, and those interest in using Scenario-Based Learning for training and teaching.

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ATD Workshop 2018

The Association for Talent Development (ATD) conference is an event aimed at talent development professionals who are passionate about ensuring that their workforce is prepared to face the demands of the ever-changing business environments. It is the largest events for talent development professionals worldwide, with over 10,000 participants, 400 speakers, 300 education sessions and 400 exhibitors.

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WAVES project meeting

The WAVES project partners had their face to face meeting in Munich during April 2018. This is part of their commitment to the project to meet twice a year to discuss and make decisions on the WAVES project.

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OTTAWA and ICME Conference 2018

This year’s Ottawa conference took place in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates alongside the International Conference on Medical Education (ICME). The OTTAWA conference takes place every two years in various locations and is focused around assessment within medicine and healthcare. Each conference is associated with another and this year the collaboration was with ICME which focuses on the reform of medical education, using international standards and applying these in developing countries.

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A MOOC on how to create virtual scenarios

Have you ever learnt something, but then when it came to actually using it in real life you wished you had practiced beforehand. For example you wouldn’t want to fly an aircraft, perform a surgery or manage a legal issue without having some training first.

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Associate partner webinar

Sheetal Kavia and Terry Poulton presented a webinar to the WAVES associate partners on 12th January 2018. The webinar covered information about the forth coming MOOC which will be delivered during Spring 2018.

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Online Educa, Berlin

Chara Balasubramaniam, Lindsay Germain of Bayer Plc, and Sheetal Kavia, Terry Poulton of St George’s, University of London, led a workshop titled “Creating impactful learning: Learning through scenarios” at Online Educa Berlin on the 8th of December 2017. The workshop, categorised as a BusinessEduca session, was fully subscribed on the day with 40 learning and development professionals attending the session predominantly from business but also academia.

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