Newsletter 01.9

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CETL focus: Interprofessional learning across the public sector (IPPS)

The Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning awarded to the University of Southampton by HEFCE is a firm recognition of the University’s leading ...

http://www.medev.ac.uk/newsletter/article/80/

Authors: Prof. Debra Humphris;

CETL focus: Reusable learning objects

The collaborative CETL in Reusable Learning Objects (RLOs) is a joint venture led by London Metropolitan University and in partnership with the Universities of Cambridge ...

http://www.medev.ac.uk/newsletter/article/81/

Authors: Ms Dawn Leeder; Dr John Cook; Dr Heather Wharrad;

Mini project: Development of a web based format as a vehicle for debating provocative issues in medical education

As part of a previous Subject Centre funded project on disabilities, we were introduced to the idea of limited licensure. This is the concept that ...

http://www.medev.ac.uk/newsletter/article/82/

Authors: Ms Trudie Roberts; Dr Katharine Boursicot;

Mini project update: Bovine rectal palpation simulator

A virtual reality based teaching tool has been developed to train veterinary students to perform bovine rectal palpation, a procedure used as part of a ...

http://www.medev.ac.uk/newsletter/article/83/

Authors: Dr Sarah Baillie; Dr Dominic Mellor;

Project focus: EPICS

EPICS is the North east regional collaboration around e-portfolio progression pathways with illustrative studies. One reviewer of the bid commented,“This stuff is all hard ...

http://www.medev.ac.uk/newsletter/article/84/

Authors: Mr Lawrence Taylor;

Workshop report: Quality in written assessment

The Universities Medical Assessment Partnership (UMAP) has existed since January 2003 and is a collaborative response to the need to share effort and raise standards ...

Workshop report: An approach to student-centred learning and debriefing

Fifteen participants from medical dental and veterinary sectors attended this workshop held in London. Attendees came from all over the UK and Ireland. Without exception ...

Mini project update: BEME systematic review & effectiveness of self-assessment in clinical education

Self-assessment is being increasingly relied upon as a formative tool both in undergraduate and postgraduate clinical education. Yet it is a skill that is seldom ...

http://www.medev.ac.uk/newsletter/article/87/

Authors: Ms Susan Hrisos; Dr Brian McKinstry;

Mini project update: Consulting through an interpreter

In Dundee, as elsewhere throughout the UK, there are an increasing number of patients for whom English is not the first language. A workshop was ...

http://www.medev.ac.uk/newsletter/article/88/

Authors: Dr Catherine Jackson; Ms Olive Smiles;

Mini project update: Feline radiographic digital bank

The increased demand by owners and breeders for more specialised diagnostic services in veterinary medicine has led to the daily use of diagnostic imaging techniques ...

http://www.medev.ac.uk/newsletter/article/89/

Authors: Ms Caroline Boulocher; Ms Mairi Frame; Ms Gill McConnell;

MEDINE: a thematic network for medical education

The University of Bristol is coordinating a new European Commission funded project and will be working with 90 medical schools and organisations across Europe to ...

Mini project update: Coordinating research activity on interprofessional learning involving the RIPLS

RIPLS is the Readiness for InterProfessional Learning (IPL) Scale and here Karen and John explain how they have used it in a Subject Centre miniproject ...

http://www.medev.ac.uk/newsletter/article/91/

Authors: Dr Karen Mattick; Prof. John Bligh;

Mini project update: Identifying and supporting students with academic difficulties

The complex patterns of assessment in medicine mean that very often it is the same students who perform poorly as their training progresses(1) and ...

http://www.medev.ac.uk/newsletter/article/92/

Authors: Dr Jennifer Cleland; Dr Rachelle Arnold; Dr Alistair Chesser;

Assessment of medical students’ attitudes towards professionalism

Difficulty with defining and measuring professionalism in Medicine is well recognised.This is primarily because of a lack of empirical data on measuring these qualities ...

Mini project update: Education for trainers in dental outreach

A year ago we reported an educational package for trainers working with students in Primary Dental Care Outreach placements. With the success of that package ...

http://www.medev.ac.uk/newsletter/article/94/

Authors: Prof. Peter G Robinson; Prof. Michael Smith;

FDTL4 update: Adopting interprofessional approaches in teaching and leadership

Many Higher Education institutions (HEIs)have introduced internal staff development programmes in management and leadership.The majority of these are intended for senior staff, they ...

http://www.medev.ac.uk/newsletter/article/95/

Authors: Prof. Judy McKimm; Mr Sam Held;

FDTL4: Confidence based marking – think it through

Try improving your student resources this summer with Confidence Based Marking (CBM). New software (at www.ucl.ac.uk/lapt) allows you to experiment with ...

http://www.medev.ac.uk/newsletter/article/96/

Authors: Prof. Tony Gardner-Medwin;

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