Essential Skills for a Medical Teacher

1st Edition

An Introduction to Teaching and Learning in Medicine

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Table of Contents

Section 1 The roles and competences of a "good" teacher

  • What is a good teacher?.
  • Understanding basic educational principles.
  • Being an enthusiastic and passionate teacher
  • Knowing what works best.
  • Checking your performance as a teacher and keeping up-to-date.

Section 2 Defining Learning outcomes

  • The need for an outcome-based approach.
  • Specifying learning outcomes and competencies.
  • Describing and communicating the learning outcomes.
  • Implementing an outcome-based approach in practice.

Section 3 Organising the learning programme

  • What constitutes a curriculum
  • Ten questions to ask when planning a curriculum
  • Sequencing the content and the spiral curriculum.
  • Adopting a student-centred approach
  • Building learning around problems and clinical presentations
  • Using an integrated and inter-professional approach
  • Making the apprenticeship model and work-based learning more effective.
  • Building options into a core curriculum
  • Recognising the importance of the education environment.
  • Mapping the curriculum

Section 4 Facilitating learning

  • The teachers toolkit
  • The lectures and teaching with large groups
  • Learning in small groups.
  • Independent learning
  • Teaching and learning in the clinical context
  • Simulation of the clinical experience
  • E-learning

Details

Language:
English
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Electronic ISBN:
9780702051203

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