The relevance of sociocultural theories of learning in a graduate entry medical program
Jones, Ian, and Young, Louise (2006) The relevance of sociocultural theories of learning in a graduate entry medical program. Focus on Health Professional Education, 8 (2). pp. 11-21.
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A review of learning theory highlights how many theories contribute to understanding the complexity of the learning process. Attempts to strictly categorise learning theories are challenging because classifications may overlap. Social and Situationalist learning theorists claim the relationship between members within social groups and their environment promotes learning. This sociocultural concept of learning as a group within a culture is applied to the learning opportunities provided within a graduate entry medical program with a Problem Based Learning approach.
|Item Type:||Article (Refereed Research - C1)|
|Keywords:||learning theory, learning styles, medical education, professional education, sociocultural theories of learning|
|FoR Codes:||13 EDUCATION > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130202 Curriculum and Pedagogy Theory and Development @ 50%|
13 EDUCATION > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130209 Medicine, Nursing and Health Curriculum and Pedagogy @ 50%
|SEO Codes:||93 EDUCATION AND TRAINING > 9302 Teaching and Instruction > 930201 Pedagogy @ 50%|
93 EDUCATION AND TRAINING > 9302 Teaching and Instruction > 930202 Teacher and Instructor Development @ 50%
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