On this episode, Katie is joined by Dr. Tasha Wyatt, an Educational Researcher at the Educational Innovation Institute at the Medical College of Georgia. Prior to this position at Augusta University, she facilitated professional development at the University of Hawaii where she implemented a program that taught pre-service and in-service teachers pedagogical strategies best-suited for teaching culturally and linguistically diverse students. Within health sciences research, her interests include assisting students to develop patient ownership, developing educational researchers, and leveraging the cultural assets of faculty and students in medicine.
Segment 1: Unexpectedly Transitioning to a New Research Area [00:00-13:07]
In this first segment, Tasha shares how she found herself unexpectedly transitioning to a new research.
Segment 2: Staying Engaged with More than One Field [13:08-23:08]
In segment two, Tasha shares how she keeps on foot in her original discipline while also working in a new research area.
Segment 3: Examples of Medical Education Research Projects [23:08-35:13]
In segment three, Tasha shares about some of her current projects.
Bonus Clip #1 [00:00-5:34]: Tasha Discusses the Identity Confusion of Transitioning to a New Research Area
Bonus Clip #2 [00:00-3:56]: The Importance of Reflection for Researchers
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