Rebecca J. Hogue

~ Avid Blogger, Digital Citizenship Educator, PhD Candidate, Breast Cancer Survivor

Last Build Date: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 16:26:16 +0000


Why I dislike rubrics in my classes

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 19:48:31 +0000

I teach in a M.Ed. in Instructional Design program, where my students are generally mid-career professionals. They are all in the program because they want [...]

Complexity, Complicated and Health Science

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 19:57:11 +0000

One of the challenges I find with health science is that it assumes that health and the human body is something that is complicated, but [...]

breast cancer bootcamp

Sat, 04 Nov 2017 20:07:07 +0000

At the BCC annual conference yesterday, one of the speakers, Dr. David Spiegel, mentioned that patients have much less anxiety if they take time at the [...]

Critical health literacy, statistics, and treatment decisions

Thu, 02 Nov 2017 15:26:12 +0000

I was asked to choose between ACT chemotherapy and TC chemotherapy. Both were shown to be as effective, so the decision was mine. In making [...]

Is it critical if you don’t also question the value?

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 21:44:10 +0000

Thanks to Marie’s weekly round-up, I was lead to a post on Critical Health Literacy by the Breast Cancer Consortium. Initially, I really liked that [...]

Health literacy as a patients job

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 17:26:26 +0000

An article on Simplifying patient communication can lead to better health outcomes by Eve Becker, crossed my stream today. I was struck by this statement: [...]

Blogs, Bikes, and Breast Cancer

Sat, 07 Oct 2017 18:46:31 +0000

(image) Many of my readers know that in a previous life – 9 years ago now – my husband and I took 16-months off and road [...]

Empathy and suffering #digped

Sun, 03 Sep 2017 15:03:52 +0000

Before vacation I attended digital pedagogy lab institute (DPLI) in Fredericksburg Virginia. I haven’t been able to write a summary blog post for the experience. [...]


Sun, 03 Sep 2017 01:46:40 +0000

They say that seeing a partial solar eclipse is nothing like seeing totality. xkcd sums it up nicely in this image: This was the start [...]

Verisimilitude at #digped

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 17:59:48 +0000

(image) Validity “means that a work seeks verisimilitude; it evokes in readers a feeling that the experience described is lifelike, believable, and possible, a feeling that [...]