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Use of Web-Based Timelines to Enhance Patient Care Skills of Dietetics Students

      Editor’s Note: This article is part of a series from the Nutrition and Dietetic Educators and Preceptors group on emerging topics of interest in dietetics education.Advances in communication technologies allow for parallel advances in knowledge acquisition. Familiarization with varied, cutting-edge active learning techniques, such as timelining, helps students in their future professions and educational endeavors.
      • Clesson K.M.
      Backchanneling, Communication Apprehension, and Student Engagement in Discussion-based High School Classes.
      Historically, timelines were paper documents with dates, descriptions, and pictures used to focus attention on specific ideas, experiences, and topics. An emerging timelining approach is web-based software that allows visual representation and graphic methods to be combined with time and text.
      • Sheridan J.
      • Chamberlain K.
      • Dupuis A.
      Timelining: Visualizing experience.
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