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Sunday, 15 August 2021

Pear Deck for Permies

Click the links to view an interactive, student-paced lesson made in Pear Deck and Google Slides for elementary students who are learning to build a Permaculture food garden:
Web view:
Student view: Go to and enter the code xjqzav to join.
File view for teachers:
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Thursday, 15 July 2021

Articulate Storyline and Word Tutorial Sample

Here is an example of how I used Articulate Storyline and Peep 360 to create a quick-and-dirty software tutorial. It shows how to merge cells in a Word table:

Monday, 12 July 2021

Should I Stop the Test?

This is an example of an interactive branching scenario authored in Articulate Storyline:

It is useful for teaching Medical Assistants to decide whether or not to move forward with a Glucose Tolerance Test when the fasting patient presents to the lab with high blood sugar.

Friday, 9 July 2021

Designer-by-Assignment: Help for the Subject Matter Expert

Many senior workers have been recruited as online teachers during the pandemic -- with no budget, no Instructional Design software, and very limited time to produce e-learning for junior staff. If you are a Subject Matter Expert with no Instructional Design skills, then watch this preview of a free PowerPoint template that can scaffold your teaching and save you a lot of time:

The PowerPoint template is available on OER Commons or for direct download here:
Save it under a different name as a .ppt file to edit it for your own work.

You are free to:
Share — copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format
Adapt — remix, transform, and build upon the material
Under the following terms:
Attribution — You must give appropriate credit to its author, Theresa McCuaig, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.
NonCommercial — You may not use the material for commercial purposes.
ShareAlike — If you remix, transform, or build upon the material, you must distribute your contributions under the same license as the original.

Thursday, 1 July 2021

Respondeat Superior: Patient Confidentiality and Protection

Here is an Articulate Storyline 360 example of micro-learning for the workplace.
The .zip file is available for download if you would like to reuse it under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.!AtE2Z4WMz4udnwkS8R7NP_8O4yjl?e=dBBsAf Enjoy!

Friday, 11 June 2021

Download my interactive lesson template for blended learning in a flipped classroom of Medical Office Assistants from OER Commons.

Prescription Drugs Training for the Medical Office Assistant by Theresa McCuaig is licensed under CC BY-NC 4.0

Only non-commercial use of this interactive lesson is permitted. Reusers must give credit to its creator, Theresa McCuaig. You can distribute, remix, adapt, and build upon the material in any medium or format, for noncommercial purposes only. Enjoy!