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Approaches to teaching and learning

Section edited by Sigrid Harendza and Terese Stenfors-Hayes

This section considers manuscripts that investigate approaches to medical education (i.e., how teachers teach and how students learn) from the perspective of both the teacher and the learner.

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  1. Content type: Research article

    Peer training has been identified as a useful tool for delivering undergraduate training in basic life support (BLS) which is fundamental as an initial response in cases of emergency.

    Authors: Fatima Abbas, Bisher Sawaf, Ibrahem Hanafi, Mohammad Younis Hajeer, Mhd Ismael Zakaria, Wafaa Abbas, Fadi Alabdeh and Nazir Ibrahim

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:142

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  2. Content type: Research article

    Self-directed learning (SDL) is defined as learning on one’s own initiative, with the learner having primary responsibility for planning, implementing, and evaluating the effort. Medical education institutions...

    Authors: Kalyani Premkumar, Elizabeth Vinod, Solomon Sathishkumar, Anna B. Pulimood, Valerie Umaefulam, P. Prasanna Samuel and Tara A. John

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:134

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  3. Content type: Research article

    The aim of this study is to review the literature on known barriers and solutions that face educators when developing and implementing online learning programs for medical students and postgraduate trainees.

    Authors: Diane O’Doherty, Marie Dromey, Justan Lougheed, Ailish Hannigan, Jason Last and Deirdre McGrath

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:130

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  4. Content type: Research article

    The Readiness for Interprofessional Learning Scale is among the first scales developed for measurement of attitude towards interprofessional learning (IPL). However, the conceptual framework of the RIPLS still...

    Authors: Cora L. F. Visser, Janneke A. Wilschut, Ulviye Isik, Stéphanie M. E. van der Burgt, Gerda Croiset and Rashmi A. Kusurkar

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:125

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  5. Content type: Research article

    The students’ conceptions of learning in postgraduate health science master studies are poorly understood. The aim of this study was to compare the factors influencing conceptions of learning in health science...

    Authors: Fernando Campos, Miguel Sola, Antonio Santisteban-Espejo, Ariane Ruyffelaert, Antonio Campos-Sánchez, Ingrid Garzón, Víctor Carriel, Juan de Dios Luna-Del-Castillo, Miguel Ángel Martin-Piedra and Miguel Alaminos

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:128

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  6. Content type: Research article

    To assess the clinical impact of a regular, multidisciplinary, video debriefed training intervention for trauma team members on real trauma resuscitations. In addition, attending personnel evaluated the traini...

    Authors: Alexander Knobel, Daniel Overheu, Matthias Gruessing, Ingke Juergensen and Johannes Struewer

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:127

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Journal clubs (JC) may increase clinicians’ evidence-based practice (EBP) skills and facilitate evidence uptake in clinical practice, however there is a lack of research into their effectiveness in allied heal...

    Authors: Rachel J. Wenke, Rae Thomas, Ian Hughes and Sharon Mickan

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:104

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Transition into higher education has been identified as one of the most stressful periods for learners. Interventions targeting the transition phase such as near- peer mentoring might help address some of thes...

    Authors: Olawunmi Akinla, Pamela Hagan and William Atiomo

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:98

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Evaluation of two different self-educational methods (video assisted learning versus video assisted learning plus a nodal point operation primer) on learning laparoscopic suturing and intracorporal knotting.

    Authors: Steffen Axt, Pirmin Storz, Carolin Ehrenberg, Claudius Falch, Marc Immenroth, Andreas Kirschniak and Sven Muller

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:85

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Feedback is essential for workplace learning. Most papers in this field concern individual feedback. In collectivistic cultures, however, group feedback is common educational practice. This study was conducted to...

    Authors: Yoyo Suhoyo, Johanna Schönrock-Adema, Ova Emilia, Jan B. M. Kuks and Janke Cohen-Schotanus

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:79

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Students on international medical electives face complex ethical issues when undertaking clinical work. The variety of elective destinations and the culturally specific nature of clinical ethical issues sugges...

    Authors: Gemma Bowsher, Laura Parry-Billings, Anna Georgeson and Paula Baraitser

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:78

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  12. Content type: Research article

    The Australian and New Zealand chapter of the Alliance for a Cavity Free Future was launched in 2013 and one of its primary aims was to conduct a survey of the local learning and teaching of cariology in denti...

    Authors: Sarah L. Raphael, Lyndie A. Foster Page, Matthew S. Hopcraft, Peter J. Dennison, Richard P. Widmer and R. Wendell Evans

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:75

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Team-based learning (TBL) has been adopted as a new medical pedagogical approach in China. However, there are no studies or reviews summarizing the effectiveness of TBL on medical education. This study aims to...

    Authors: Minjian Chen, Chunhui Ni, Yanhui Hu, Meilin Wang, Lu Liu, Xiaoming Ji, Haiyan Chu, Wei Wu, Chuncheng Lu, Shouyu Wang, Shoulin Wang, Liping Zhao, Zhong Li, Huijuan Zhu, Jianming Wang, Yankai Xia…

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:77

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  14. Content type: Research article

    While Problem Based Learning (PBL) has long been established internationally, Team-based learning (TBL) is a relatively new pedagogy in medical curricula. Both PBL and TBL are designed to facilitate a learner-...

    Authors: Annette Burgess, Chris Roberts, Tom Ayton and Craig Mellis

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:74

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Standardized patients (SP) have been successfully utilized in medical education to train students’ communication skills. At the Medical University of Vienna communication training with SPs in psychiatry is a m...

    Authors: Monika Himmelbauer, Tamara Seitz, Charles Seidman and Henriette Löffler-Stastka

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:72

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  16. Content type: Debate

    The current philosophical debate on empathy entails accounts of theory of mind and simulation as well as a phenomenological opposition. The first focuses on a detached observation of others from a 3rd person p...

    Authors: Florian Schmidsberger and Henriette Löffler-Stastka

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:69

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  17. Content type: Research article

    Although the flipped classroom model has been widely adopted in medical education, reports on its use in graduate-level public health programs are limited. This study describes the design, implementation, and ...

    Authors: Stephanie Shiau, Linda G. Kahn, Jonathan Platt, Chihua Li, Jason T. Guzman, Zachary G. Kornhauser, Katherine M. Keyes and Silvia S. Martins

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2018 18:63

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2016 Journal Metrics

  • Citation Impact
    1.572 - 2-year Impact Factor
    1.929 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.233 - Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP)
    0.747 - SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

    Usage 
    960,678 downloads
    826.0 Usage Factor

    Social Media Impact
    395 mentions

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