BEST Module 1: Introduction to Clinical Teaching
Bringing Education & Service Together (BEST) is an interdisciplinary service learning project for resident physicians.
- Faculty Guide - Module 1 - Introduction to Clinical Teaching
- Handouts - Module 1 - Introduction to Clinical Teaching
- Lesson Plan - Module 1 - Introduction to Clinical Teaching
- Slides - Module 1 - Introduction to Clinical Teaching
By the end of the module, residents will be able to:
- Identify learning theory.
- Describe the teachable moment.
- Describe their teaching style.
- Plan ways to improve their teaching style.
- Learning occurs by continuous building and amending structures in the brain known as schemata.
- We actively create our own knowledge and understanding of the world.
- We must ask questions, explore and assess what we know.
- Social interaction plays a fundamental role in cognition.
- Skills that can be developed with peer collaboration exceed what can be attained alone.
- Most human behavior is learned observationally through modeling. This involves:
- Motor reproduction
- Learning is defined as a permanent change in observable behavior.
- Learning objectives came out of this movement.
- We should be able to evaluate learning by assessing things we can observe.
- Focuses on helping learners encode new knowledge within existing conceptual frameworks.
- Seek to promote a learning culture amount learners.
- Role modeling becomes particularly important in professional training.
- Learners bring a lifetime of experience to the learning environment.
- Adults are motivated by an internal need to know and are self-directed.
- Important to show the relevance of what is being taught.