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Teaching the Teachers Workshop


Couser, G and Brown, T, Teaching the Teachers Workshop, 10th International Conference for Emergency Medicine - Cairns, 2004, 2004, Cairns, Australia (2004) [Conference Extract]


A workshop addressing current issues in medical education, specifically how best to teach doctors in training and how to train the teachers. The workshop has been designed in accordance with current adult educational theories. A series of modules, each addressing different areas in current medical education. Topics will include. Adult learning theories and their application to teaching medical students and doctors. ‘What’s the evidence?’ What research evidence is there to support current theories and practice in medical education. This includes problem based learning, use of simulators and computers etc. Future developments in medical education (including curriculum development, multiprofessional education, the internet etc.

How to teach adults. A series of interactive demonstrations covering:

• Lectures

• Skills teaching

• Scenario training

• Small group discussions (convergent and divergent

• Feedback and appraisal.

How to teach someone how to teach adults. This programme has been designed in accordance with current educational theories and practice. The components have been based upon similar principles to those used by the highly successful generic instructor courses and Teaching on the Run courses.

Item Details

Item Type:Conference Extract
Research Division:Education
Research Group:Curriculum and pedagogy
Research Field:Medicine, nursing and health curriculum and pedagogy
Objective Division:Education and Training
Objective Group:Other education and training
Objective Field:Other education and training not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Couser, G (Dr Geoffrey Couser)
ID Code:98825
Year Published:2004
Deposited By:Medicine
Deposited On:2015-03-04
Last Modified:2015-03-04

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