ERIC Number: ED205065
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Aug-31
A Comprehensive and Systematic Assessment of Clinical Teaching Skills and Strategies in the Health Sciences. Executive Summary of the Final Report.
Meleca, C. Benjamin; And Others
A study undertaken by a fourteen member consortium representing five schools each of medicine, dentistry, and nursing had as its objectives to: (1) generate, assess and collectively approve a comprehensive list of teaching skills and strategies that approximates observed and representative behaviors in clinical sciences teaching in medicine, dentistry and nursing; (2) conduct a national state-of-the-art assessment of clinical teaching through a national survey of dental, medical and nursing schools; (3) develop a real model description and an ideal model for each of the disciplines; (4) develop strategies for the resolution of discrepancies in these models, i.e., formulate a method(s) for the institutions to increase their faculties in clinical teaching; and (5) recommend a strategy for the institutions to improve clinical teaching. The procedures and phases developed to accomplish the study's goals are presented. Appendices contain statistical data and report on areas such as: survey return data; item means and standard deviations; summary of description data; and factor analysis statistics. A monograph, "The Comprehensive Report," will follow this report and contain a summary of the findings, conclusions, and recommendations. (LC)
Descriptors: Clinical Experience, Dental Schools, Dentistry, Health Occupations, Higher Education, Instructional Improvement, Instructional Systems, Medical Education, Medical School Faculty, Medical Schools, Models, National Surveys, Needs Assessment, Nursing Education, Program Improvement, Teaching Skills, Training Objectives
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Library of Medicine (DHEW), Bethesda, MD.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Coll. of Medicine.
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