Learning Medicine from the Humanities

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This book chapter was originally published as:

Gordon, J., & Evans, M. (2013). Learning medicine from the humanities. In T. Swanwick (Ed.), Understanding medical education: Evidence, theory and practice (2nd ed.). Retrieved from http://ebookcentral.proquest.com.databases.avondale.edu.au/lib/avondale/detail.action?docID=1547076

ISBN: 1-118-47240-3


Part 2 of the Understanding Medical Education text ,‘ Educational Strategies ’, is the longest of the five parts and covers a variety of teaching strategies, such as problem-based learning, work-based learning, teaching and learning in small and large groups, technology-enhanced learning, and e-learning. It also explores issues related to self-regulated learning, learning medicine from the humanities, and patient involvement in medical education.


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