Medical Education: Theory and Practice

1st Edition

Editors:

Key Features

  • Written by key figures in medical educational research combined with a strong editorial influence from the international editorial team.
  • The text has a strong evidence-based approach that is fully cognisant of research methodology issues,
  • The book provides a scholarly explanation on the topic, rather than aiming to say the last word.
  • Written throughout in a clear and comprehensible style.

  • The content is extensively referenced with additional suggestions for further reading.

Table of Contents

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

Details

No. of pages:
396
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2011
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Electronic ISBN:
9780702049866
Print ISBN:
9780702035227

About the editors