ERIC Number: EJ573776
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Evaluating Change in Medical School Curricula: How Did We Know Where We Were Going?
Mahaffy, John; Gerrity, Martha S.
Academic Medicine, v73 n9 pS55-S59 suppl Sep 1998
Compares and contrasts the primary outcomes and methods used to evaluate curricular changes at eight medical schools participating in a large-scale medical curriculum development project. Describes how the evaluative data, both quantitative and qualitative, were collected, and how evaluation drove curricular change. Although the evaluations were done without common standards, many of the measures were similar.(Author/MSE)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Change Strategies, College Outcomes Assessment, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation, Educational Change, Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods, Higher Education, Medical Education, Professional Education, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue, "Issues and Strategies for Reform in Medical Education: Lessons from Eight Medical Schools."