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Improving participant feedback to continuing medical education presenters in internal medicine: a mixed-methods study

Feb 03, 2012

Feedback is needed to improve the skills of continuing medical education (CME) presenters, but there has been little research in this area. These authors conducted a prospective, randomized validation study with qualitative data analysis that included all 317 participants at a Mayo Clinic CME course in 2009. Factor analysis of 5,214 evaluations revealed a one-dimensional model for measuring CME presenter feedback. Internal consistency reliability (Cronbach alpha = 0.94) and interrater reliability (ICC range 0.88 – 0.95) were excellent.

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Layers within layers self-regulation in a complex learning environment

Feb 02, 2012

In this very thought-provoking commentary, the author poses the question of how we use the theories of self-regulation in such a complex environment as medical education. Although self-regulation is at the heart of the paper, it also points to the various layers of complexity and the inter-play between so many factors that have been uncovered as we attempt to improve out teaching and learning skills. If anyone considers that medical education, teaching, learning and assessment are easy, then they need to read this paper to completely destroy their original thinking.

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Preparedness for practice: The perceptions of medical graduates and clinical teams

Feb 02, 2012

Despite years of innovative teaching and learning, new technologies for learning, extensive curriculum mapping in outcomes based curricula and a mutiple approach to assessment, we still have papers that are pointing out how recent graduates profess to being ill-prepared for practice. This paper adds to the increasing number of papers on this subject.

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Games+Learning+Society (GLS) 8.0

Feb 02, 2012

The GLS Conference is the premier event in the field of videogames and learning. Now in its eighth year, this grassroots "indie" event is evolving to include innovative content formats and new programming. The GLS Conference is one of the few destinations where the people who create high-quality digital learning media can gather for serious discussion about what is happening in the field and how the field can serve the public interest.

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The Effective Preceptor

Feb 01, 2012

In this video Stephen S. Davis discuss the three keys of effective precepting.

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Director of Assessment and Evaluation

Jan 31, 2012

The Office of PGME in the Faculty of Medicine of McGill University is seeking applications for a Director of Assessment and Evaluation.

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The Association for the Advancement of Computing In Education (AACE) Call for Papers

Jan 31, 2012

The AACE invites authors to submit work for consideration for the following journals: - International Journal on E-Learning Corporate, Government, Healthcare & Higher Education (IJEL); - Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching (JCMST); - Journal of Interactive Learning Research (JILR); - Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia (JEMH); - Journal of Technology and Teacher Education (JTATE); - AACE Journal (electronic); - Contemporary Issues in Technology & Teacher Education (CITE).

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Edinburgh International Course in Medicine for the Older Adult

Jan 30, 2012

This five day long course is aimed at non-UK based consultants, specialists and senior trainees in Older Adult Medicine and will provide an opportunity to discuss clinical issues in Elderly Care with a focus upon the ageing heart, delirium, dementia and depression, stroke, surgery and the Elderly, and Parkinson's Disease. The course is approved for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and is expected to attract delegates from around the world.

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