1st Edition

Effective Learning and Teaching in Medical, Dental and Veterinary Education

Edited By Sharon Huttly, John Sweet, Ian Taylor Copyright 2002
    240 Pages
    by Routledge

    242 Pages
    by Routledge

    The Effective Learning and Teaching in Higher Education series will include over 20 volumes, each packed with up-to-date advice, guidance and expert opinion on teaching in the key subjects in higher education today and backed up by the authority of the Institute for Learning and Teaching.
    This book covers all of the key issues concerning the effective teaching in medical, dental and veterinary education. It includes contributions from a wide range of experts in the field, with a broad and international perspective. It includes material on teaching and the support of learning, effectively using learning materials and IT in clinical education, assessment, developing effective learning environments, developing reflective practice, and personal development.

    Opportunities in clinical teaching; collaborative learning, collegiality and critical thinking; communication skills - on being patient-centred; linking the generic with the specialist; the curriculum; assessment; large-group teaching and interactive lecturing; small group teaching and PBL; using IT and online learning; supporting students; innovation in the laboratory; facilitating learning in clinical environments; developing reflective practitioners; institutional benchmarking and quality issues; the future of clinical education.


    John Sweet is Lecturer at the University of Wales Dental School. Sharon Huttly is Reader at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Ian Taylor lectures in Veterinary Education at the University of Liverpool