ERIC Number: EJ449310
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
Approaches to Learning of Medical Students and Practising Physicians: Some Empirical Evidence and Its Implications for Medical Education.
Newble, David I.; Hejka, Eugene J.
Educational Psychology: An International Journal of Experimental Educational Psychology, v11 n3-4 p333-42 1991
Reviews research efforts in learning styles and approaches to learning focusing on effects of the medical school environment. Addresses teaching, curriculum, assessment, and implications for undergraduate, postgraduate, and continuing education. Concludes that medical students should be using the deep approach to learning although traditional medical schools encourage less desirable approaches. (DK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Researchers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A