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DRPS : Course Catalogue : Deanery of Clinical Sciences : General Courses (Medicine)

Postgraduate Course: Clinical Education and Teaching (GMED11071)

Course Outline
SchoolDeanery of Clinical Sciences CollegeCollege of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate) AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits10 ECTS Credits5
SummaryThis 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.
Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2016/17, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Quota:  None
Course Start Semester 2
Timetable Timetable
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 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) 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.
Feedback Not entered
No Exam Information
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.
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
KeywordsClinical Education,Teaching,Assessment.
Contacts
Course organiserProf Simon Maxwell
Tel: (0131) 537 2506
Email: S.Maxwell@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMrs Krislyn Mcwilliams-Biles
Tel: (0131 5)37 2506
Email: kmcwill3@exseed.ed.ac.uk
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