How to Teach: A Handbook for Clinicians

Paperback | April 30, 2011

byShirley Dobson, Michael Dobson, Lesley Bromley

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How can I teach more interactively? What is the best way to use visual aids? Why should I vary my teaching method? How should I prepare for a lecture? When should I use a simulator? Good teaching skills are essential for passing on knowledge so that it will be retained and practised for a lifetime. Thus being able to teach well is vital to patient care. This book is written for the busy clinician to help improve their teaching and pass their skills and learning on to others inthe most effective way. The text covers every aspect of teaching, from lesson planning and how to use resources, to evaluating teaching and dealing with difficult situations. A combination of practical advice, step-by-step instructions and sample lesson plans will help and inspire the reader tobecome the best teacher possible.The text is also written for those who teach others to teach; for those running a course for their department, or running official teacher training courses. The Notes for Trainers section within each chapter gives specific guidance, helpful tips and sample lesson plans to help you run a new course. The authors share their extensive range of clinical and teaching experience in this highly readable book.

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How can I teach more interactively? What is the best way to use visual aids? Why should I vary my teaching method? How should I prepare for a lecture? When should I use a simulator? Good teaching skills are essential for passing on knowledge so that it will be retained and practised for a lifetime. Thus being able to teach well is vita...

Shirley Dobson worked as a teacher of foreign languages before leading a PGCE course at Westminster College Oxford. She has trained doctors around the world to improve their teaching skills, together with her husband, Consultant Anaesthetist Dr Michael Dobson, and with the support of the World Federation of the Societies of Anaesthesio...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:248 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.51 inPublished:April 30, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199592063

ISBN - 13:9780199592067

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Table of Contents

1. Why good teachers are necessary2. How to prepare efficiently - the essentials3. How to prepare for a formal lecture4. How to prepare to use case studies for teaching5. How to prepare to teach interactively6. How to prepare extra resources7. Getting your message across clearly8. Reinforcing the message - using extra resources9. Simulators10. Teaching a skill11. How to deal with unexpected difficulties - and find solutions12. How to evaluate and use feedback to improve your teaching13. How to assess your students' progress14. How to evaluate a course, a conference, or meeting15. Thinking about valuesAppendix 1 Language issues in teaching and trainingAppendix 2 Sample education course programmesAppendix 3 Leading a Curriculum reviewAppendix 4 Sample handouts for trainers