International Handbook of Research in Medical Education

International Handbook of Research in Medical Education

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The International Handbook of Research in Medical Education is a review of current research findings and contemporary issues in health sciences education. The orientation is towards research evidence as a basis for informing policy and practice in education. Although most of the research findings have accrued from the study of medical education, the Handbook will be useful to teachers and researchers in all health professions and others concerned with professional education. The Handbook comprises 33 chapters organized into six sections: Research Traditions, Issues in Learning, The Educational Continuum, Instructional Strategies, Assessment, and Implementing the Curriculum. The authors are internationally recognized authorities in medical education, who have all made substantial contributions to this literature. The research orientation of the Handbook makes this work an invaluable resource to researchers and scholars, and should help practitioners to identify research to place their educational decisions on a sound empirical footing.Very short essays are a variant of the short essay format. ... Educators consistently believe that producing responses is a more complex, higher-order cognitive task than recognizing correct answers from a list and that this is a more real-life oranbsp;...

Title:International Handbook of Research in Medical Education
Author:Geoffrey R. Norman, Cees P.M. van der Vleuten, D.I. Newble
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2002-04-30


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