Postgraduate Course: Clinical Education and Teaching (GMED11071)
|School||Deanery of Clinical Sciences
||College||College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||This 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)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2017/18, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 10,
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 5,
Online Activities 50,
Summative Assessment Hours 15,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|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.
|No Exam Information
| 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.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Prof Simon Maxwell
Tel: (0131) 537 2506
|Course secretary||Mrs Krislyn Mcwilliams-Biles
Tel: (0131 5)37 2506