- Oral presentation supported by written material, due mid semester, (25%). The goal of this assessment is to provide students with an opportunity to study in depth and share with colleagues, a specific educational method (e.g. case-based learning, skills-based teaching, problem-based learning, portfolios, e-learning, peer assisted learning etc) and its application in surgical education; In each tutorial group, students will present a different educational method.
- Essay session teaching plan 2,000 words, due mid semester (40%). The goal of this assessment is to provide students with an opportunity to apply principles of sound educational practice in one teaching session aligned with their current practice; they will be expected to describe learner objectives, specific learning objectives, alignment of the session with curriculum goals, select educational method/s, measure of outcome for students who are recipients of the teaching.
- Essay reflection on session teaching plan 1,500 words, due end of semester, (35%). The goal of this assessment is for students to reflect on the strengths and areas for development in the teaching plan they implemented. They will be expected to provide an evidence-based rationale for their selection of objectives and methods, to outline why elements of the session worked effectively and how they can achieve this in other sessions. Similarly, why elements of the session need development and how they will make those improvements.
Hurdle Requirement: Reflective writing 1,500 words, due mid semester. Students are expected to reflect on an educational method reported in the oral presentation tutorials. They must choose a method other than the one they present and are to identify their strengths and areas for development in educational method.
Last updated: 18 December 2020