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Closed captions on Powerpoint help everybody…

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Closed captions on Powerpoint help everybody…

Posted on 16 September 2022 by Paul Brennan

On Tuesday, one of my students asked me to put closed captions on my Powerpoint presentation on Zoom. I said yes and the student advised that there would be a […]

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Learning about the social model of disability…

Posted on 5 August 2022 by Paul Brennan

My first exposure to the social model of disability I think the most important thing I learned this year was about the Social Model of Disability. I learned about it […]

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LGBTQ+ learning and events

Posted on 23 February 2022 by Paul Brennan

  As we come to the end of LGBTQ+ History Month, there are three things I would like to share with you. The first thing is the UK Medical Schools […]

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Interesting resources, Jan 2022 #sexism, #talk, #Anti-Racist Toolkit.

Posted on 21 January 2022 by Paul Brennan

Here are a few interesting (and triggering) events, articles and resources that I have read about recently. A talk and an event A very interesting talk at Cardiff University from […]

 

Micro-aggressive behaviour

Posted on 29 November 2021 by Paul Brennan

Chester Middlebrook Pierce described microaggressions as “subtle, stunning and often automatic non-verbal exchanges which are put-down”. They are forms of everyday oppression that tend to go unseen and unacknowledged. Sometimes […]

Resources for HEIW workshop

Posted on 27 November 2020 by Paul Brennan

Two starting points: GMC Ethical Hub https://www.gmc-uk.org/ethical-guidance/ethical-hubBMA advice on Discrimination and harassment (includes a link to BMA Charter on Racial Harassment) https://www.bma.org.uk/advice-and-support/discrimination-and-harassment More reading: https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ – Ways You Can HelpRacial Injustice: Medicine […]

Sources of help at Cardiff University

Posted on 30 September 2020 by Paul Brennan

If you experience harassment, please consider the following: Get to safety and seek support Keep a recordChallenge behaviour, if safe to do soReport behaviour and complain, if you feel safe to do so. […]

Things to share during Zoom Play Session

Things to share during Zoom Play Session

Posted on 29 September 2020 by Paul Brennan

Screen sharing White board is in Screen sharing. Annotate with text, drawings, etc Save screen- button on right of Annotate Clear annotations – host can clear own, others, all… Can […]

Inspired by bilingual assessment

Inspired by bilingual assessment

Posted on 28 July 2020 by Paul Brennan

Dw i’n eisiau rannu cyfrif o asesiad dwyieithog. I want to share an account of a bilingual assessment. Last year, I was asked by Awen Iorwerth if I would consider […]

Dean of Medicine’s statement on racism

Posted on 3 June 2020 by Paul Brennan

‘If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor’ – Desmond Tutu Today the Dean of Medicine, Professor Steve Riley, has released a […]