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Medical Education: Theory and Practice

• Masters students in health professions education.
• PhD students and education researchers wanting a background to the discipline.
• Well informed educators wanting to learn above a basic operational level.
• Medical students learning about education in optional parts of the curriculum or intercalated periods of special study.

Paperback, 396 Pages

Published: September 2010

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-7020-3522-7


  • Introduction

    • Glossary
    • Medical Education - an introduction to the domain

    Section 1 Theoretical and social foundations

    • Morality and philosophy of medicine and education
    • Perspectives on learning
    • Medical education in its societal context
    • Medical education in an interprofessional context
    • Patient involvement in health professional education
    • Curriculum development in learning medicine

    Section 2 Educational processes

    • Creating a learning environment
    • Identifying learners’ needs and self assessment
    • Teaching and learning in small groups
    • Teaching and learning in large groups: the ‘lecture’ in the 21st century
    • Learning and teaching clinical procedures
    • Learning and teaching in workplaces
    • Learning from practice: routines, mentoring, feedback and portfolios
    • Assessing learners
    • Quality assurance of teaching and learning: enhancing the quality culture
    • Developing learning resources
    • Selecting for medicine
    • Predicting and guiding career success in medicine
    • Developing teachers and developing learners

    • Glossary


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