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Aligning teaching practices with an understanding of quality teaching: A faculty development agenda.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21070116     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
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Background: To guide the future faculty development practices in a better manner, it is important to determine how clinical teachers perceive their own skill development. Aim: The objective of this study was to examine the extent to which clinical teachers aligned their teaching practices, as measured with a self-rating instrument, with their understanding of what constitutes good clinical teaching. Method: A sample of 1523 residents and 737 faculty members completed the clinical teaching perception inventory (CTPI) online and ranked 28 single-word descriptors that characterized clinical teachers along a seven-point scale in two measures, "My Ideal Teacher" and "Myself as a Teacher." Results: Faculty and residents showed strikingly similar discrepancies, in both their magnitudes and directions, between their ratings of "My Ideal Teacher" and those of "Myself as a Teacher." Both residents and faculty found it most difficult to develop the stimulating, well-read, and innovative nature to meet their own standards. Conclusions: Data did not support our hypothesis that faculty would demonstrate stronger congruence between "My Ideal Teacher" and "Myself as a Teacher" than residents. Medical faculty would benefit from future faculty development practices that are designed to assist them in becoming stimulating, well-read, and innovative teachers, while using less control and caution in their teaching.
Authors:
Hiromi Masunaga; Maurice A Hitchcock
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-11-11
Journal Detail:
Title:  Medical teacher     Volume:  33     ISSN:  1466-187X     ISO Abbreviation:  Med Teach     Publication Date:  2011  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-01-31     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7909593     Medline TA:  Med Teach     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  124-30     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
California State University, Long BeachUSA.
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