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University of Toronto

Adam Gavarkovs

Student in Emerging Technologies, eLearning Designer & Developer
Adam G. Gavarkovs is an eLearning designer and developer. He recently graduated from the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, where he studied the intersection between emerging technologies, health professions education, and public health.
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February 17, 2016

How Health Behavior Theory Can Inform Instructional Design

Smoking, unhealthy eating, and excess drinking all represent risks to our long term health, yet they are commonplace in today’s society. These are just a few examples of common behaviors that are counterproductive to individuals’ long term health. Given this paradox, researchers have developed theories to attempt to explain these behaviors and how best to change them. One of these is the Health Behavior Theory (HBT).
December 13, 2015

3 Benefits Of Integrating eLearning Into Knowledge Dissemination

With the advent of MOOCs and other online courses, eLearning principles and tools have clearly been integrated into higher education. However, eLearning has another role to play in academia – as a method of disseminating research results. This article will describe 3 specific benefits of integrating eLearning into knowledge dissemination, meaning using eLearning to communicate the results of research studies for the purposes of moving knowledge into action.