Enhancing Learning and Teaching Through Student Feedback in Medical and Health Sciences Book

Enhancing Learning and Teaching Through Student Feedback in Medical and Health Sciences


  • Author : Chenicheri Sid Nair
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2014-11-11
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 220
  • ISBN 10 : 9781780634333

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Enhancing Learning and Teaching Through Student Feedback in Medical and Health Sciences Excerpt :

Student feedback has appeared in the forefront of higher education quality, in particular the issues of effectiveness and the use of student feedback to improve higher education teaching and learning, and other areas of student tertiary experience. Despite this, little academic literature has focussed on the experiences of academics, higher education leaders and managers. The final title in the Chandos Learning and Teaching Series to focus on student feedback, Enhancing Learning and Teaching through Student Feedback in the Medical and Health Sciences expands on topics covered in the previous publications, focussing on the medical and health science disciplines. This edited title includes contributions from experts in higher education quality, and student feedback from a range of countries, such as Australia, Europe, Canada, the USA, the UK, South East Asia and India. The book is concerned with the practices of evaluation and higher education quality in medical and health science disciplines, with particular focus on student feedback. The book begins by giving a discipline-specific overview of student feedback in medical and health sciences, before moving on to take a global perspective. The penultimate chapter considers the accountability of student evaluations in health and medical sciences, before a conclusion summarises the practices of student feedback and accountability in medical and health sciences, and suggests future improvements. Links student feedback in medical and health science disciplines to establishing a better understanding of its forms, purposes and effectiveness in learning Provides international perspectives on student feedback in medical and health sciences Compares student feedback with key examples of best practices and approaches to enhancing learning/teaching through student feedback in the medical and health sciences

Rubrics     a tool for feedback and assessment viewed from different perspectives Book

Rubrics a tool for feedback and assessment viewed from different perspectives


  • Author : Ivo de Boer
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-11-17
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 50
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030868482

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Rubrics a tool for feedback and assessment viewed from different perspectives Excerpt :

This IAMSE Manual describes how to use rubrics in higher education, especially in the highly specialized health sciences education setting. The book provides a conceptual framework, practices and a series of checklists that lecturers can use to design their own rubrics for a variety of situations and content. It highlights varying perspectives, from teachers, students, educational advisors, and curriculum managers, while providing practical tips for developing and using rubrics. The objectives of the manual include guiding health sciences educators in: Providing useful, actionable and efficient feedback to students on assignments using a structured format (i.e. using rubrics) Implementing a learning culture where giving “rich feedback” is standard practice Using rubrics to increase quality of assessment of assignments (validity, reliability, transparency) Incorporating, in the instructional setting, latest insights in the appropriate use of rubrics in the health sciences education setting.

Health Systems Science E Book Book

Health Systems Science E Book


  • Author : Susan Skochelak
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2020-05-06
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323694674

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Health Systems Science E Book Excerpt :

The first textbook devoted to this emerging area, Health Systems Science now brings you fully up to date with today’s key issues and solutions. This increasingly important branch of health care explores how health care is delivered, how health care professionals work together to deliver that care, and how the health system can improve patient care and health care delivery. Along with basic and clinical sciences, health systems science is rapidly becoming a crucial 'third pillar' of medical science, with an emphasis on understanding the role of human factors, systems engineering, leadership, and patient improvement strategies that will help transform the future of health care and ensure greater patient safety. In this 2nd Edition, new chapters, new exercises, and new information help you acquire the knowledge and skills you need for success in today’s challenging healthcare system. The first comprehensive text for mastering health systems science, offering practical coverage of all of the factors in the lives of patients that influence their well-being, the structures and processes of the health system itself, societal factors, communication, and information technology. NEW to this edition: New content on systems thinking, ethics and legal issues, and international care models further define and address this new important component of health care education; additional exercises; and expanded information on the patient experience and private practice. Complete coverage of patient safety, quality improvement, value in health care, teamwork, stewardship of health care resources, population health, clinical informatics, care coordination, leadership, and health care financing/reform. Patient improvement strategies incorporate checklists, information technology, team training, and more. A consistent chapter template provides clear coverage of each topic, including Learning Objectives, Chapter Outline, Core Chapter Content, Summary, Questions for Reflection, and Annota

Distance Learning   Issue Book

Distance Learning Issue


  • Author : Michael Simonson
  • Publisher : IAP
  • Release Date : 2017-12-01
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 77
  • ISBN 10 : 9781641132848

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Distance Learning Issue Excerpt :

Distance Learning is for leaders, practitioners, and decision makers in the fields of distance learning, e-learning, telecommunications, and related areas. It is a professional journal with applicable information for those involved with providing instruction to all kinds of learners, of all ages, using telecommunications technologies of all types. Stories are written by practitioners for practitioners with the intent of providing usable information and ideas. Articles are accepted from authors--new and experienced--with interesting and important information about the effective practice of distance teaching and learning. Distance Learning is published quarterly. Each issue includes eight to ten articles and three to four columns, including the highly regarded "And Finally..." column covering recent important issues in the field and written by Distance Learning editor, Michael Simonson. Articles are written by practitioners from various countries and locations, nationally and internationally.

Validity and Validation in Social  Behavioral  and Health Sciences Book

Validity and Validation in Social Behavioral and Health Sciences


  • Author : Bruno D. Zumbo
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2014-09-26
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 327
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319077949

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Validity and Validation in Social Behavioral and Health Sciences Excerpt :

This book combines an overview of validity theory, trends in validation practices and a review of standards and guidelines in several international jurisdictions with research synthesis of the validity evidence in different research areas. An overview of theory is both useful and timely, in view of the increased use of tests and measures for decision-making, ranking and policy purposes in large-scale testing, assessment and social indicators and quality of life research. Research synthesis is needed to help us assemble, critically appraise and integrate the overwhelming volume of research on validity in different contexts. Rather than examining whether any given measure is “valid”, the focus is on a critical appraisal of the kinds of validity evidence reported in the published research literature. The five sources of validity evidence discussed are: content-related, response processes, internal structure, associations with other variables and consequences. The 15 syntheses included here, represent a broad sampling of psychosocial, health, medical and educational research settings, giving us an extensive evidential basis to build upon earlier studies. The book concludes with a meta-synthesis of the 15 syntheses and a discussion of the current thinking of validation practices by leading experts in the field.

Games in Libraries Book

Games in Libraries


  • Author : Breanne A. Kirsch
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2014-01-28
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 248
  • ISBN 10 : 9780786474912

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Games in Libraries Excerpt :

"This essay collection discusses innovative uses of games in libraries and focuses on the game making process. The purpose of this book is to bring together distinctive uses of games in libraries or educational institutions and share these ideas with others to inspire the making and use of games by other librarians and educators.]"--

Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching in Higher Education Book

Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching in Higher Education


  • Author : Balasubramanyam Chandramohan
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2008-12-04
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 184
  • ISBN 10 : 9781134295937

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Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching in Higher Education Excerpt :

As universities increasingly offer courses that break the confines of a single subject area, more students are enrolling on interdisciplinary programmes within multidisciplinary departments. Teaching and learning within interdisciplinary study requires new approaches, including an understanding of the critical perspectives and frameworks and the rearranging of intellectual and professional boundaries. Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching in Higher Education explores the issues and tensions provoked by interdisciplinary learning, offering helpful information for: Staff development Distance learning Mass communication courses Interdisciplinary science courses Grounded in thorough research, this collection is the first of its kind to provide practical advice and guidance from around the world, improving the quality of teaching and learning in interdisciplinary programmes.

The Wiley Handbook of Problem Based Learning Book

The Wiley Handbook of Problem Based Learning


  • Author : Mahnaz Moallem
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2019-04-23
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 752
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119173212

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The Wiley Handbook of Problem Based Learning Excerpt :

The first book to offer an in-depth exploration of the topic of problem-based learning with contributions from international experts The Wiley Handbook of Problem-Based Learning is the first book of its kind to present a collection of original essays that integrate the research and practice of problem-based learning in one comprehensive volume. With contributions from an international panel of leading scholars, researchers, practitioners and educational and training communities, the handbook is an authoritative, definitive, and contemporary volume that clearly demonstrates the impact and scope of research-based practice in problem-based learning (PBL). After many years of its successful implementation in medical education curricula, problem-based learning is now being emphasized and practiced more widely in K-12, higher education, and other professional fields. The handbook provides timely and stimulating advice and reflection on the theory, research, and practice of PBL. Throughout the book the contributors address the skills needed to implement PBL in the classroom and the need for creating learning environments that are active, collaborative, experiential, motivating and engaging. This important resource: Addresses the need for a comprehensive resource to problem-based learning research and implementation Contains contributions from an international panel of experts on the topic Offers a rich collection of scholarly writings that challenge readers to refresh their knowledge and rethink their assumptions Takes an inclusive approach that addresses the theory, design, and practice of problem-based learning Includes guidelines for instructional designers, and implementation and assessment strategies for practitioners Written for academics, students, and practitioners in education, The Wiley Handbook of Problem-Based Learning offers a key resource to the most recent information on the research and practice of problem-based learning.

Creative Clinical Teaching in the Health Professions Book

Creative Clinical Teaching in the Health Professions


  • Author : Sherri Melrose
  • Publisher : Athabasca University Press
  • Release Date : 2021-08-30
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 220
  • ISBN 10 : 9781771993319

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Creative Clinical Teaching in the Health Professions Excerpt :

For healthcare professionals, clinical education is foundational to the learning process. However, balancing safe patient care with supportive learning opportunities for students can be challenging for instructors and the complex social context of clinical learning environments makes intentional teaching approaches essential. Clinical instructors require advanced teaching knowledge and skills as learners are often carrying out interventions on real people in unpredictable environments. Creative Clinical Teaching in the Health Professions is an indispensable guide for educators in the health professions. Interspersed with creative strategies and notes from the field by clinical teachers who offer practical suggestions, this volume equips healthcare educators with sound pedagogical theory. The authors focus on the importance of personal philosophies, resilience, and professional socialization while evaluating the current practices in clinical learning environments from technology to assessment and evaluation. This book provides instructors with the tools to influence both student success and the quality of care provided by future practitioners.

Learning and Teaching in Clinical Contexts Book

Learning and Teaching in Clinical Contexts


  • Author : Clare Delany
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2018-06-06
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 456
  • ISBN 10 : 9780729586627

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Learning and Teaching in Clinical Contexts Excerpt :

Featuring the perspectives of more than 40 leading international researchers, theorists and practitioners in clinical education, Learning and Teaching in Clinical Contexts: A Practical Guide provides a bridge between the theoretical aspects of clinical education and the delivery of practical teaching strategies. Written by Clare Delany and Elizabeth Molloy, each chapter weaves together education theory, education strategies and illustrative learning and teaching case scenarios drawn from multidisciplinary clinical contexts. The text supports clinicians and educators responsible for designing and delivering health professional education in clinical workplaces and clinicians undertaking continuing education in workplace teaching. The book is divided into four sections, each addressing a key aspect of the learner and educator experience. Section 1 considers the learner’s needs as they make key transitions from classroom to workplace, or recent graduate to competent clinician Section 2 focuses on the influence of workplace contexts and how they can be used as positive catalysts to enhance learning Section 3 highlights the role of workplace assessments as embedded processes to positively influence learning Section 4 provides an overview of the changing roles of the clinical educator and processes and models of professional development to build educational expertise Demonstrates the integrated nature of three key threads within the field of clinical education: theory, method and context Highlights theoretical frameworks: cognitive, psychological, sociocultural, experiential and ethical traditions and how they inform teaching decisions Incorporates case studies throughout to provide a context to learning and teaching in clinical education Includes practical tips from expert practitioners across different topics Includes an eBook with print purchase on evolve

The Impact of Feedback in Higher Education Book

The Impact of Feedback in Higher Education


  • Author : Michael Henderson
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2019-09-17
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 303
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030251123

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The Impact of Feedback in Higher Education Excerpt :

This book asks how we might conceptualise, design for and evaluate the impact of feedback in higher education. Ultimately, the purpose of feedback is to improve what students can do: therefore, effective feedback must have impact. Students need to be actively engaged in seeking, sense-making and acting upon any information provided to them in order to develop and improve. Feedback can thus be understood as not just the giving of information, but as a complex process integral to teaching and learning in which both teachers and students have an important role to play. The editors challenge us to ask two fundamental questions: when does feedback make a difference, and how can we recognise that impact? This volume draws together leading international researchers across diverse disciplines, offering promising directions for both research and practice.

Developing Learning Professionals Book

Developing Learning Professionals


  • Author : Stephen Billett
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2011-02-04
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 220
  • ISBN 10 : 9789048139378

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Developing Learning Professionals Excerpt :

In higher education institutions across the globe, there is a growing interest in integrating classroom learning with experience in practice settings. This interest is the result of an increased emphasis on courses that prepare students for specific occupations in the hopes that upon graduation students will be job-ready. Developing Learning Professionals: Integrating Experiences in University and Practice Settings explores how the integration of student experiences across university and practice settings might best be used to produce college graduates who are adept, critical practitioners. To do so, it draws on the findings of a series of projects in Australia that investigated diverse aspects of work-related learning. Through these projects, a range of scholars and researchers consider different aspects of this educational initiative within the same national higher education context. They address pedagogic and curriculum practices, institutional arrangements and partnerships of varying kinds, and a consolidated set of perspectives.

Challenges and Opportunities in Health Professions Education Book

Challenges and Opportunities in Health Professions Education


  • Author : Mora Claramita
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2022-02-22
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 308
  • ISBN 10 : 9789811672323

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Challenges and Opportunities in Health Professions Education Excerpt :

This book addresses health professions educational challenges specific to non-Western cultures, implementing a shifting paradigm for educating future health professionals towards patient-centered care. While health professions education has received increasing attention in the last three decades, promoting student-centered learning principles pioneered by leaders in the medical community has, for the most part, remain rooted in the Western context. Building from Hofstede’s analysis of the phenomena of cultural dimensions, which underpin the way people build and maintain their relationships with others and influence social, economic, and political well-being across nations, this book demarcates the different cultural dimensions between East and West, applied to medical education. The respective ‘hierarchical’ and ‘collectivist’ cultural dimensions are unpacked in several studies stemming from non-western countries, with the capacity to positively influence healthcare education and services. The book provides new insights for researchers and health professional educators to understand how cultural context influences the input, processes, and output of health professionals’ education. Examples include how cultural context influences the ways in which students respond to teachers, how teachers giving feedback to students, and the challenges of peer feedback and group work. The authors also examine causes for student hesitation in proposing ideas, the pervasive cultural norm of maintaining harmony, the challenges of teamwork in clinical settings, the need to be sensitive to community health needs, the complexity of clinical decision making, and the challenge of how collectivist cultural values play into group dynamics. This book aims to advocate a more culturally-sensitive approach to educating health professionals, and will be relevant to both students and practitioners in numerous areas of public health and medical education.