Understanding Medical Education: Evidence, Theory and Practice (2nd Edition)

Understanding Medical Education: Evidence, Theory and Practice (2nd Edition)

By: Tim Swanwick (author)Paperback

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In this new and extensively updated second edition, the Association for the Study of Medical Education presents a complete and authoritative guide to medical education. Written by leading experts in the field, Understanding Medical Education provides a comprehensive resource of the theoretical and academic bases to modern medical education practice. This authoritative and accessible reference is designed to meet the needs of all those working in medical education from undergraduate education through postgraduate training to continuing professional development. As well as providing practical guidance for clinicians, teachers and researchers, Understanding Medical Education will prove an invaluable resource to those studying at certificate, diploma or masters level and a first port-of-call for anyone engaged in medical education as an academic discipline. Exploring medical education in all its diversity and containing all you need in one place, Understanding Medical Education is the ideal reference not only for medical educators, but for anyone involved in the development of healthcare professionals, in whatever discipline wherever they are in the world.

About Author

Professor Tim Swanwick is Dean of Postgraduate Medical Education for Health Education North Central and East London, and Visiting Professor of Medical Education at the University of Bedfordshire


Contributors, vii Foreword, xi Preface, xiii Part 1: Foundations, 1 1 Understanding medical education, 3 Tim Swanwick 2 Teaching and learning in medical education: How theory can inform practice, 7 David M Kaufman and Karen V Mann 3 Principles of curriculum design, 31 Janet Grant 4 Quality in medical education, 47 Alan Bleakley, Julie Browne and Kate Ellis Part 2: Educational Strategies, 61 5 Problem-based learning, 63 Mark A Albanese and Laura C Dast 6 Interprofessional education, 81 Della Freeth 7 Work-based learning, 97 Clare Morris and David Blaney 8 Supervision, mentoring and coaching, 111 John Launer 9 Teaching and leading small groups, 123 Peter McCrorie 10 Lectures and large groups, 137 Andrew Long and Bridget Lock 11 Technology-enhanced learning, 149 Alison Bullock and Peter GM de Jong 12 e-Learning, 161 Scott Rice and Jean McKendree 13 Simulation in medical education, 175 Jean Ker and Paul Bradley 14 Portfolios in personal and professional development, 193 Erik Driessen and Jan van Tartwijk 15 Self-regulated learning in medical education, 201 Casey B White, Larry D Gruppen and Joseph C Fantone 16 Learning medicine from the humanities, 213 J Jill Gordon and H Martyn Evans 17 Patient involvement in medical education, 227 John Spencer and Judy McKimm Part 3: Assessment, 241 18 How to design a useful test: The principles of assessment, 243 Lambert WT Schuwirth and Cees PM van der Vleuten 19 Written assessment, 255 Brian Jolly 20 Workplace assessment, 279 John J Norcini 21 Structured assessments of clinical competence, 293 Katharine AM Boursicot, Trudie E Roberts and William P Burdick 22 Standard setting methods in medical education, 305 Andre F De Champlain 23 Formative assessment, 317 Diana F Wood Part 4: Research and Evaluation, 329 24 Thinking about research: Theoretical perspectives, ethics and scholarship, 331 Jan Illing 25 Quantitative research methods in medical education, 349 Geoff Norman and Kevin W Eva 26 Qualitative research in medical education: Methodologies and methods, 371 Stella Ng, Lorelei Lingard and Tara J Kennedy 27 Programme evaluation: Improving practice, influencing policy and decision-making, 385 Chris Lovato and David Wall Part 5: Staff and Students, 401 28 Selection into medical education and training, 403 Fiona Patterson, Eamonn Ferguson and Alec L Knight 29 Career progression and support, 421 Caroline Elton and Nicole J Borges 30 Managing remediation, 433 Deborah Cohen, Melody Rhydderch and Ian Cooper 31 Dealing with diversity, 445 Antony Americano and Dinesh Bhugra 32 Developing medical educators: A journey, not a destination, 455 Yvonne Steinert 33 Educational leadership, 473 Judy McKimm and Tim Swanwick Index, 493

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  • ISBN13: 9781118472408
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 526
  • ID: 9781118472408
  • weight: 1108
  • ISBN10: 1118472403
  • edition: 2nd Edition

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