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ERIC Number: EJ892912
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 3
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1042-9670
Growing Teachers: Using Electives to Teach Senior Residents How to Teach
Martins, Alexandra R.; Arbuckle, Melissa R.; Rojas, Alicia A.; Cabaniss, Deborah L.
Academic Psychiatry, v34 n4 p291-293 Jul-Aug 2010
Objective: Many physicians teach but few are taught how to teach, particularly through pedagogical interventions. The authors describe a method for teaching curriculum development and classroom skills to psychiatric residents using an elective in the fourth postgraduate year. Methods: An elective in pedagogy provided a framework for the planning, teaching, and evaluation phases of developing a new course. Results: The elective resulted in four new, well-received courses and encouraged two participants to pursue careers in academic psychiatry. Conclusion: The elective helped residents achieve essential teaching skills, foster mentoring relationships with senior teaching faculty, and develop as future junior faculty members.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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