Understanding medical education [electronic resource] : evidence, theory, and practice / edited by Tim Swanwick.

Chichester, West Sussex : Blackwell Pub., 2010.
1 online resource.
1st ed.

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Medicine -- Study and teaching.
Medical subjects:
Education, Medical -- methods -- Collected Works.
Education, Medical -- organization & administration -- Collected Works.
Front Matter
Principles of Curriculum Design / Janet Grant
Teaching and Learning in Medical Education: How Theory can Inform Practice / David M Kaufman, Karen V Mann
Problem-Based Learning / Mark A Albanese
Interprofessional Education / Della Freeth
Work-Based Learning / Clare Morris, David Blaney
Learning Medicine from the Humanities / J Jill Gordon, H Martyn Evans
Portfolios, Personal Development and Reflective Practice / John Pitts
Supervision, Mentoring and Coaching / John Launer
Teaching and Leading Small Groups / Peter McCrorie
Lectures and Large Groups / Andrew Long, Bridget Lock
e-Learning / Jean McKendree
Simulation in Medical Education / Jean Ker, Paul Bradley
Patient Involvement in Medical Education / John Spencer, Judy McKimm
How to Design a useful Test: The Principles of Assessment / Lambert W T Schuwirth, Cees P M van der Vleuten
Written Examinations / Brian Jolly
Workplace Assessment / John J Norcini
Structured Assessments of Clinical Competence / Katharine A M Boursicot, Trudie E Roberts, William P Burdick
Formative Assessment / Diana F Wood
Self-Regulated Learning in Medical Education / Casey B White, Larry D Gruppen
Thinking about Research: Frameworks, Ethics and Scholarship / Jan Illing
Quantitative Research Methods in Medical Education / Geoff Norman, Kevin W Eva
Qualitative Research Methods in Medical Education / Lorelei Lingard, Tara J Kennedy
Evaluation: Improving Practice, Influencing Policy / David Wall
Selection for Medical Education and Training / Fiona Patterson, Eamonn Ferguson
Managing Remediation / Deborah Cohen, Melody Rhydderch, Ian Cooper
Quality in Medical Education / Oonagh Corrigan, Kate Ellis, Alan Bleakley, Julie Brice
Dealing with Diversity / Antony Americano, Dinesh Bhugra
Developing Medical Educators: A Journey, not a Destination / Yvonne Steinert
Educational Leadership / Judy McKimm, Tim Swanwick
Machine generated contents note: List of Contributors.
Part 1: General.
1. Principles of curriculum design.
2. Teaching and learning: how theory can inform practice.
Part 2: Education strategies.
3. Problem-based learning.
4. Interprofessional education.
5. Work-based learning.
6. Learning from the humanities.
7. Portfolios, personal development and reflective practice.
Part 3: Educational encounters.
8. Supervision, mentoring and coaching.
9. Teaching and leading small groups.
10. Lectures and large groups.
11. e-learning.
12. Simulation in medical education.
13. Patient involvement in medical education.
Part 4: Assessment.
14. How to design a useful test: the principles of assessment.
15. Written examinations.
16. Workplace assessment.
17. OSCEs and other structured assessments of clinical competence.
18. Formative assessment.
19. Self-regulated learning in medical education.
Part 5: Research and evaluation.
20. Thinking about research: frameworks, ethics and scholarship.
21. Quantitative research methods in medical education.
22. Qualitative research methods in medical education.
23. Evaluation: improving education, influencing policy.
Part 6: Staff and students.
24. Selection for medical education and training.
25. Managing remediation.
26. Quality in medical education.
27. Dealing with diversity.
28. Developing medical educators: A journey, not a destination.
29. Educational leadership.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Electronic reproduction. Hoboken, N.J. Available via World Wide Web.
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Swanwick, Tim.
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