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ERIC Number: EJ892913
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1042-9670
Trainees as Teachers in Team-Based Learning
Ravindranath, Divy; Gay, Tamara L.; Riba, Michelle B.
Academic Psychiatry, v34 n4 p294-297 Jul-Aug 2010
Objective: Team-based learning is an active learning modality that is gaining popularity in medical education. The authors studied the effect of using trainees as facilitators of team-based learning sessions. Methods: Team-based learning modules were developed and implemented by faculty members and trainees for the third-year medical student clerkship in psychiatry in the 2007-2008 academic year. Evaluation forms were used to elicit student opinions about the team-based learning sessions. Scores for trainee and faculty facilitators were compared using Student's t tests. Results: Overall scores were positive, reflecting acceptability of this form of instruction. Eight of nine comparisons showed no difference in students' ratings of faculty versus trainee facilitators. The other comparison showed a modest preference for faculty facilitators. Conclusion: Team-based learning modules can be led as effectively by trainees as by faculty members to teach medical students in the classroom setting.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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