ERIC Number: ED176637
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Jun-29
Reference Count: 0
Final Report on a Faculty Workshop on Clinical Instruction for Optometric Education.
Smith, Lee W.; And Others
Report of a four-day workshop on optometric clinical education for clinical administration and faculty is presented. The workshop addressed the following four issues: (1) the objectives of present and future clinical education in the light of public needs and professional responsibilities; (2) the nature, types, setting, and extent of clinical experience required to provide for present and future educational needs; (3) methods and techniques of clinical education and responsibilities of the clinical instructors; and (4) evaluation of student performance and program effectiveness. For each issue a topic outline, presentation summary, workshop conclusions, and evaluation are provided. A summary of a special presentation on assessing medical competence is also included. Findings of the project evaluation are outlined. Half the report consists of the following appendices: a calendar of conference events, lists of the advisory committee, project staff, and attendees, copies of educational materials distributed by presenters, details of the evaluation data, and a curriculum vitae. (PHR)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Clinical Experience, Competence, Educational Needs, Faculty Development, Higher Education, Information Sources, Inservice Education, Institutional Administration, Medical Education, Medical School Faculty, Medical Schools, Optometry, Program Descriptions, Program Effectiveness, Teacher Responsibility, Teacher Workshops, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Health Resources Administration (DHEW/PHS), Bethesda, MD.
Authoring Institution: Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry, Washington, DC.