ERIC Number: EJ628232
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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Unique Issues of Older Medical Students.
Kick, Steven; Adams, Lorraine; O'Brien-Gonzales, Ann
Teaching and Learning in Medicine, v12 n3 p150-55 Sum 2000
A focus group and questionnaire gathered information on differences in the attitudes and beliefs of older medical students compared to younger students. Older students mentioned increased home responsibilities relative to peers, lack of perceived respect by attendings and residents, and use of different learning strategies; more older students agreed that previous experiences made them better learners. (EV)
Descriptors: Higher Education, Medical Students, Nontraditional Students, Student Attitudes, Student Needs, Student Problems
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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