Multimedia Learning

Multimedia Learning

Podcasts

This is an image of a podcastPodcasts have been an established mode o f communication in the field for many years.  The initial purpose of podcasting focused on the task of delivery of content.  However, as technology has become more advanced podcasting has become even more responsive and used across an unlimited number of audiences.1 

A great advantage of podcasts is allowing learners to be able to listen to presentations or other educational resources while on the go. The MCH Navigator has created various podcasts for users across resources and programs and cataloged them together on this multimedia learning portal.  This portal serves as an additional vehicle to browse MCH Navigator podcasts for quicker access to relevant materials. 

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These podcasts provide introductions to innovative MCH Navigator resources. They average 3 minutes each and consist of a quick overview of resources.

This podcast describes the MCH Navigator’s customized self-assessment data reporting feature. Staff give a brief background to the online self-assessment and share how we have been collaborating with others in the field to provide these reports, talk about how the process works if you are interested in receiving a report, and share a sneak peek at what a final report looks like.

Access the full learning brief here.

This podcast describes the structure and content of the MCH Navigator’s Evaluation Spotlight. Staff discuss the CDC’s framework for program evaluation and review a section of the spotlight that focuses on translating knowledge gained into practice.

Access the full learning brief here.

This podcast describes the MCH Navigator’s implementation brief focused on cultural competency. Staff discuss why learning how-to-implement is important, introduce a conceptual framework to guide you through the process and take a look at the implementation brief itself and walk you through its key features and how to use the tool.


This podcast describes the MCH Navigator’s implementation brief focused on family-professional partnerships. Staff discuss why learning how-to-implement is important, introduce a conceptual framework to guide you through the process and take a look at the implementation brief itself and walk you through its key features and how to use the tool.

This podcast describes the MCH Navigator’s implementation brief focused on working with communities and systems. Staff discuss why learning how-to-implement is important, introduce a conceptual framework to guide you through the process and take a look at the implementation brief itself and walk you through its key features and how to use the tool.

Access the full learning brief here.

This podcast describes the eight Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals and three Health Transformation cores (in collaboration with the National MCH Workforce Development Center), by putting key public health concepts into alignment with MCH priorities and using an easy-to-follow modular format designed to increase your knowledge and skills through 5-minute intensive learning sessions.

Access the full learning brief here.

This podcast describes what telehealth is and why it is important while providing a combination of MCH leadership competency-based and non-competency based tools and resources. Staff walk users through the training brief, describe its structure and content along with tips on how to find the most relevant and current materials based on learner needs.

Access the full learning brief here.

Dig Deeper

These podcasts provide in-depth summaries of MCH Navigator functions and key MCH topics. They range from 10 to 40 minutes each and consist of more detailed concepts and resources.

This podcast describes how the MCH Navigator is addressing the MCH Leadership Competency Updates-Version 4.0.  Staff discuss the background and history of the competencies, major changes to the competencies in this 4.0 version and what all of this means for the MCH Navigator and our plan for conversion.

Access the full learning brief here.

This podcast describes a series of resources that link trainings, educational materials, and evidence-based sources to each of the National Performance Measure topic areas and a set of foundational skills to support the workforce in advancing performance measure topics.

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This podcast describes Practical Project Evaluation: Theory and Practice. Staff provide a short summary and share insights about program evaluation. This review is not meant to be comprehensive, but does provide specific theories that the NCEMCH has based evaluations during our 35 years of work in the field.

Access the full learning brief here.

This podcast describes a new online Health Transformation portal and highlights key aspects of the MCH Navigator across 5 points: 1) A new home for online resources, 2) Easy access, 3) One-stop shopping and no-wrong-door approach, 4) Competency-based support and 5) How to stay connected.

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This podcast describes an introductory review of the MCH Navigator’s online self-assessment. Staff discuss its background and structure, how to use the assessment, highlight key features and share evidence of its impact in the field.

Access the full learning brief here.

This podcast describes the need for and sources of public health information for the MCH workforce. Staff provide an in-depth discussion on how to find relevant, current resources for MCH professionals.

Access the full learning brief here.

 

References:

  1. Wikipedia contributors. (2018, September 25). Uses of podcasting. In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 15:08, October 23, 2018, from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Uses_of_podcasting&oldid=861159146

 

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UE8MC25742; MCH Navigator for $180,000/year. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.