Veterinary Medical Education: A Practical Guide

By Jennifer L. Hodgson and Jacquelyn M. Pelzer

Veterinary Medical Education: A Practical Guide PDF offers a complete resource to fundamental information on key areas of veterinary education.

  • Provides a practical guide to the key principles of veterinary medical education
  • Takes a real-world approach, with concrete guidance for teaching veterinary skills and knowledge
  • Covers all aspects of designing and implementing a veterinary curriculum
  • Emphasizes key points and helpful tips
  • Offers a veterinary-specific resource for any veterinary educator worldwide
Table of Contents

List of Contributors xi

Preface xix

Part I The Curriculum 1

1 Curricular Design, Review, and Reform 3
Jennifer Hodgson and Jan Ilkiw

2 Competency-Based Education 24
Harold G.J. Bok and A. Debbie C. Jaarsma

3 Curriculum Mapping 36
Karen Dyer Inzana

Part II Learning and Teaching Strategies 43

4 Learning Concepts and Theories, and Their Application to Educational Practice 45
Stephen May

5 Integrated Learning 64
Jan E. Ilkiw

6 Collaborative Learning 79
Elizabeth Tudor, Laura Dooley and Elise Boller

7 Teaching Interprofessionalism 101
John H. Tegzes

8 Peer-Assisted Learning 116
Laura K. Molgaard and Emma K. Read

Part III Learning Opportunities 131

9 Learning in Classrooms and Laboratories 133
Susan M. Matthew, Jacqueline M. Norris and Mark B. Krockenberger

10 Learning and Teaching in Clinical Skills Laboratories 151
Marc Dilly and Sarah Baillie

11 Learning in the Electronic Age 163
Jodi A. Korich and Lisa M. Keefe

12 Learning in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital 178
Elizabeth M. Hardie

13 Learning in Real-World Settings 196
Tim J. Parkinson

Part IV Assessing the Student 217

14 Concepts in Assessment 219
Jared Danielson and Kent Hecker

15 Written Assessment 237
Jared Danielson and Kent Hecker

16 Performance and Workplace-Based Assessment 255
Kirsty Magnier and Matthew Pead

17 Feedback 273
Karen K. Cornell

18 Academic Standards and Progression 286
Kristin P. Chaney, Kenita S. Rogers and Virginia Fajt

Part V Assessing the Program 299

19 Assessing Teaching Effectiveness 301
Susan M. Rhind and Catriona E. Bell

20 Assessing the Assessment Process 316
Kent Hecker and Jared Danielson

21 Institutional Benchmarking 325
Paul C.Mills and Rosanne M. Taylor

22 Accreditation 338
Margaret V. Root Kustritz, Karen Martens Brandt and Malathi Raghavan

Part VI Teaching and Assessing Professional Competencies 355

23 Communication 357
Cindy L. Adams and Suzanne M. Kurtz

24 Clinical Reasoning Skills 380
Jill Maddison

25 Professionalism 396
India Lane and Liz Mossop

26 Working in Professional Teams 419
Tierney Kinnison, David Guile and Stephen May

27 Lifelong Learning and Reflective Practice 433
Esther de Groote and N.J.J.M. Mastenbroek

28 Ethics and Animal Welfare 448
Joy Maree Verrinder and Clive J.C. Phillips

29 Cultural Competence 466
Lisa M. Greenhill, Kauline Cipriani, William Gilles and Kimathi Choma

30 Business and Practice Management Skills 479
Gary J. Burt

Part VII The Educational Environment 495

31 Student Selection 497
Jacquelyn Pelzer and Eloise Jillings

32 Student Learning Environment 511
Sue Roff and Sean McAleer

33 The Hidden Curriculum 525
Liz Mossop

34 Student Support and Wellness 540
McArthur Hafen Jr., Adryanna Siqueira-Drake and Bonnie R. Rush

35 Students with Disabilities in Veterinary Education 558
Joseph Taboada and Stephanie Johnson

36 Teaching the Teacher 572
Ayona Silva-Fletcher

37 Scholarship in Veterinary Education 589
Harold G.J. Bok, Peter van Beukelen and A. Debbie C. Jaarsma

Part VIII Future Directions 599

38 Veterinary Medical Education: Envisioning the Future 601
Cyril R. Clarke and Jennifer L. Hodgson

Index 613

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