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#6 – A humanistic pedagogy for student support
In this episode, I talk to Dr Mpho Jama about how a humanistic pedagogy could be key to facilitating student success through enhanced support. She suggests that it is in the human relationships between teachers and students that we must look to provide higher, more subtle levels of support for students. Dr Jama is the head of … Continue reading "#6 – A humanistic pedagogy for student support"
#5 – A critical pedagogy for online learning, with Michael Rowe
Earlier this year the Critical Physiotherapy Network published Manipulating practices: A critical physiotherapy reader. The book is a collection of critical writing from a variety of authors dealing with a range of topics related to physiotherapy practice and education. One of the interesting features of this collection is that it is completely open access, which … Continue reading "#5 – A critical pedagogy for online learning, with Michael Rowe"
#4 – Case based learning, with Corne Postma
In this episode I speak to Corné Postma from the University of Pretoria. We discuss his PhD research where he looked at the use of case-based learning to develop clinical reasoning in undergraduate Dentistry students. Corné used both quantitative and qualitative data to determine that students’ clinical reasoning ability improved after using a case-based approach … Continue reading "#4 – Case based learning, with Corne Postma"
#3 – Standard setting, with Scarpa Schoeman
In this episode of the SAAHE podcast I speak to Prof. Scarpa Schoeman, Director of Undergraduate Medical Education at the Wits Medical School, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, where he leads and directs the Graduate Entry Medical Programme. Scarpa and I talk about the (almost) universal pass mark (cut score) of 50% … Continue reading "#3 – Standard setting, with Scarpa Schoeman"
#2: Mapping exit-level assessment, with Christina Tan
I recently spoke with Christina Tan, a PhD graduate from the University of Stellenbosch, who conducted research into the validity of assessing exit-level outcomes in an undergraduate medical programme at three medical schools. This is the second in our podcast series on research in health professions education. If you have any suggestions for future conversations, … Continue reading "#2: Mapping exit-level assessment, with Christina Tan"
#1: Patient-centredness, with Elize Archer
Welcome to a new SAAHE initiative where we have conversations with people doing interesting work in health professions education. In this conversation I talk to Elize Archer, a recent PhD graduate from the University of Stellenbosch. Elize conducted her research on patient-centred approaches to clinical practice among medical students. In our conversation we discuss different … Continue reading "#1: Patient-centredness, with Elize Archer"