ERIC Number: EJ582063
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Medical Curriculum Reform in North America, 1765 to the Present: A Cognitive Science Perspective.
Papa, Frank J.; Harasym, Peter H.
Academic Medicine, v74 n2 p154-64 Feb 1999
Identifies and characterizes five major curricular-reform movements in North American medical education since 1765: the apprenticeship-based model; a discipline-based model; the organ-system-based model; the problem-based model; and a clinical-presentation model. Discusses principles and practices and disadvantages and advantages of each. (MSE)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Apprenticeships, Clinical Experience, Cognitive Psychology, Comparative Analysis, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational History, Higher Education, Intellectual Disciplines, Medical Education, Problem Solving, Professional Education
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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