A Medical Teacher's Manual for Success: Five Simple Steps

By: Helen M. Shields (Author)

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Although most medical school faculty members are required to teach, the standard medical school curriculum doesn't tell them how to do it well. This book does.

An award-winning clinician-teacher, Helen M. Shields has spent her career training future doctors, researchers, and medical school instructors. Here she shares classroom-tested methods for developing, implementing, and evaluating effective curricula for medical students. Shields's five steps emphasize

- extensive behind-the-scenes preparation, with a focus on visualizing both one's own performance and the desired student feedback- clear and logical presentations that match the material being taught- controlled exploration of topics through prepared questions and management of group dynamics- reinforcement of important concepts throughout the teaching session- a five-minute summary of take-home points

Shields's easy-to-follow guide discusses what teachers should do--and what they should not do. She provides pertinent beginning-of-chapter questions, sample teaching materials, tips for last-minute assignments, and other pearls of wisdom. Shields also describes the methods of dynamic and effective instructors, offers a step-by-step approach to preparation and presentation, and relates proven ways to address a variety of expected and unexpected situations.

Innovative and practical, "A Medical Teacher's Manual for Success" is an essential resource for medical school faculty members who want to teach well.

Title: A Medical Teacher's Manual for Success: Five Simple Steps

Author Name: Helen M. Shields (Author)

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Publisher: U.S.A., Johns Hopkins University Press: 2010

ISBN Number: 0801897661

ISBN Number 13: 9780801897665

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 110765

Description: Very good condition. A Medical Teacher's Manual for Success: Five Simple Steps By Helen M. Shields (Author) Product Details Paperback: 296 pages Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press; 1 edition (November 16, 2010) Language: English ISBN-10: 0801897661 ISBN-13: 9780801897665 Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.7 x 9 inches

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