Medical Education Matters

Dr Clare Morris EdD MA(Ed) BSc (Hons) FHEA

A tweet in context

Earlier this week I had the opportunity to present research ‘work in progress’ at the ASME conference. The study is still in its early stages, but as a small grant … Continue reading

July 14, 2018 · Leave a comment

Selected publications

Taylor, C.G., Atherley, A., George C and Morris, C. (2014) How we implemented a classroom based educational intervention for ward-based diabetes care. Medical Teacher. Early on-line posted 13 October 14. … Continue reading

April 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Simulation – orthodoxy and doctrine.

Role-play is accepted as a proxy for actual performance Too often in simulation we bring together a group of learners, all at the same stage in training, typically all within … Continue reading

April 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Reflections on reflection.

Donald Schon was my ‘first love’ in the world of educational theory, and although he has subsequently been supplanted by my ‘grand affair’ with socio-cultural and activity-theorists, I will always have … Continue reading

April 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Lost in translation? Postgraduate Medical Education Training Curriculum

I believe that the postgraduate medical training curriculum introduced over the past 5 or 6 years got ‘lost in translation’. Ultimately, doctors, whatever stage they are in their career, learn … Continue reading

April 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Why workplace based assessments aren’t working.

In my experience, the lack of faculty development activity to support the introduction of these tools, meant that trainers defaulted to known assessment practices. i.e. WPBA were viewed as summative … Continue reading

April 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Lecturing for Learning

Are lectures good for learners’ learning? What is the nature of the relationship between ‘a good lecture’ and ‘good learning’? In this previously published blog I look at ways in … Continue reading

April 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

A change of home for my blog

I have been writing a blog called ‘Medical Education Matters‘ for the past three years. I focus on changes in postgraduate medical education and approaches to teaching, learning and assessment … Continue reading

April 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Hello world!

This is the new location for my blog and the starting point for a new consultancy business – both sharing the name Medical Education Matters. Site in development!

April 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

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