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1st Edition

Making Sense of Clinical Teaching
A Hands-on Guide to Success

Edited By

Samy Azer




ISBN 9781444144123
Published April 26, 2013 by CRC Press
238 Pages

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Book Description

Are you new to clinical teaching and looking for practical advice? Would you like to challenge and improve your current teaching style? Do you want to direct change in teaching practice within a department or institution?

If your answer to any of the above is yes, then Making Sense of Clinical Teaching is the resource for you. It offers the novice and more experienced teacher concise advice in how to pinpoint and build upon existing strengths, address areas where confidence is lacking, develop mentoring skills, challenge existing practice, and influence strategic developments. Making Sense of Clinical Teaching will enable you to:

  • Add new skills to your teaching repertoire
  • Stimulate your creative thinking
  • Challenge current practice and facilitate the development of new strategies
  • Improve your coaching and mentoring skills and ultimately meet the needs of your students and improve their learning experience

Table of Contents

Be Committed to Your Work. Encourage an Open and Trusting Environment. Interact and Communicate With Respect. Motivate Students and Co-Workers. Encourage and Appreciate Diversity. Bring a Wide Range of Skills and Talents to Teaching. Foster Critical Thinking. Encourage Creative Work. Emphasize Teamwork. Provide Positive Feedback. Seek Continually to Improve Your Teaching Skills. Demonstrate Leadership in Teaching. Contribute to Appreciate the Value of Research.

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Biography

Samy A. Azer, Professor of Medical Education, Chair of the Medical Education Research & Development Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam, Malaysia

Visiting Professor of Medical Education, School of Medicine, University of Toyama, Japan