23 May 2018

Workshop: Technology-Enhanced Learning

Date/Time
23 May, Wednesday, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Venue
NUS, Centre for Translational Medicine (MD6), Level 1, #01-01B
Description

Technology-Enhanced Learning has become an accepted educational tool and platform to support and augment teaching and learning in health professions education. Technology-enhanced learning in health professions education has demonstrated positive learning outcomes, promotes interaction between students/trainees and instructors, and positive assessment outcomes.

Organised by
Centre for Medical Education (CenMED)
24 May 2018

Workshop: Qualitative Research Methods in Health Professions Education

Date/Time
24 May, Thursday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Venue
NUS, Centre for Translational Medicine (MD6), Level 1, #01-01B
Description

Qualitative methods are powerful tools to help educational researchers to develop theory, evaluate programs, and design educational interventions. Using qualitative methods, you can collect in depth information that you cannot obtain with quantitative methods. Qualitative methods are used to study human behavior and behavior changes, which are not well captured by quantitative techniques. The purpose of this workshop is to guide researchers in designing and implementing qualitative research projects. An overview of qualitative research design will be provided along with general recommendations for developing research questions, formulating a hypothesis, analyzing qualitative data, and validating the results. 

Organised by
Centre for Medical Education (CenMED)
7 Jun 2018

Workshop: Assessment of Practical / Clinical Skills - Multi-Station Examinations

Date/Time
07 Jun, Thursday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Venue
NUS, Centre for Translational Medicine (MD6), Level 1, #01-01B
Description

Developing high quality assessments to evaluate achievements of desired skill sets for future practice is important in medical / health professional educational programs. This will ensure practice readiness as well as patient safety. The workshop will explore contemporary best evidence practices in developing multi-station clinical assessment.

Organised by
Centre for Medical Education (CenMED)
8 Jun 2018

Workshop: Use of Portfolio in Assessment and Learning

Date/Time
08 Jun, Friday, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Venue
NUS, Centre for Translational Medicine (MD6), Level 1, #01-01B
Description

The origin of the word portfolio is interesting. It is the combination of two words: ‘portare’ which means ‘to carry’ and ‘follium’ which means ‘leaf/sheet’. Portfolio is a portable and a living document that collects personal and professional goals, achievements, and reflections in a systematic manner. 

Organised by
Centre for Medical Education (CenMED)
19 Jun 2018

Workshop: Assessment of Practical / Clinical Skills - Workplace-Based Assessment

Date/Time
19 Jun - 20 Jun, Tuesday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Venue
NUS, Tahir Foundation Building (MD1), Level 3, Multi-Purpose Hall 1
Description

Evaluating the clinical performance of trainee doctors and health professionals’, based on objective, valid, reliable and impactful assessment tools is important in current practice environments. This interactive workshop will explore current workplace-based assessment tools taking examples from best practices across the globe. It will include the workplace-based assessment tools, and also the opportunity to discuss the challenges faced when using these types of assessments. 

Organised by
Centre for Medical Education (CenMED)
27 Jun 2018

Workshop: Quality Assurance & Accreditation

Date/Time
27 Jun, Wednesday, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Venue
NUS, Centre for Translational Medicine (MD6), Level 1, #01-01B
Description

Quality assurance and accreditation is important to assure that institutions and programs meet threshold expectations of quality using a set of standards and improve education quality over time. Some common practices in quality assurance and accreditation includes a self-review by the institution or program against the standards,an on-site visit by an evaluation team of peer experts and a subsequent review and decision by the accrediting body about accredited status. 

Organised by
Centre for Medical Education (CenMED)
28 Jun 2018

Workshop: Competency Based Medical / Health Professional Education - Written Assessment

Date/Time
28 Jun - 29 Jun, Thursday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Venue
NUS, Centre for Translational Medicine (MD6), Level 1, #01-01B
Description

Written assessment is the cornerstone of knowledge assessment in clinical medicine. This  practical workshop is designed for medical teachers from all disciplines including clinical, paraclinical, and basic science teachers with special emphasis on question writing and quality assurance. 

Organised by
Centre for Medical Education (CenMED)