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Postgraduate Course: Clinical Education and Teaching (GMED11071)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Clinical Sciences CollegeCollege of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
Course typeStandard AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate) Credits10
Home subject areaGeneral Courses (Medicine) Other subject areaNone
Course website None Taught in Gaelic?No
Course descriptionThis course will provide knowledge surrounding the principles of teaching and learning within the clinical setting. It will discuss theoretical knowledge (learning theories) and practical skills relating to teaching styles and techniques. Student will learn how to implement teaching successfully within an organisation, and gain an appreciation of tools for assessment. They will be encouraged to reflect on how they will use these in their own practice.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Additional Costs None
Course Delivery Information
Delivery period: 2013/14 Semester 2, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Learn enabled:  Yes Quota:  None
Web Timetable Web Timetable
Course Start Date 13/01/2014
Breakdown of Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 100 ( Lecture Hours 10, Seminar/Tutorial Hours 5, Online Activities 50, Summative Assessment Hours 15, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 20 )
Additional Notes
Breakdown of Assessment Methods (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
No Exam Information
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
At the completion of the course the candidate should:
Understand commonly described learning theories
Be familiar with a variety of teaching tools and styles, reflecting on the benefits and disadvantages of each.
Have an awareness of various tools used for assessment and the pros and cons of each
Understand what is meant by problem based learning and how it may enhance teaching
Understand commonly used techniques for clinical teaching such as OSCE/ mini CEx and the principles governing their success.
Assessment Information
Formal summative written assessment will constitute 100% of the student's grade. This will be reflective piece of around 2-2,500 words entitled, for example "Take a learning outcome from your own clinical area and discuss how you would teach, assess and evaluate it, explaining and justifying the reason for your choices". It should be in a formal academic style, appropriately formatted and referenced.
Special Arrangements
None
Additional Information
Academic description Not entered
Syllabus Not entered
Transferable skills Not entered
Reading list Not entered
Study Abroad Not entered
Study Pattern Not entered
KeywordsClinical Education, Teaching, Assessment.
Contacts
Course organiserDr Colin Barrie
Tel: 0131 242 9402
Email: C.Barrie@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMiss Angela Rankeillor
Tel: 0131 242 6536
Email: angela.rankeillor@ed.ac.uk
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