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Teaching Methods for General Practice

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  • Claes Kjær
  • Sirkka Keinänen-Kiukaanniemi
  • Jamie Bahrami

Abstract

Once again, in this section, we see the emphasis placed by the UK/Nordic group on adapting the teaching and learning to the learner’s needs. The power of learning only occurs when the information transmitted is ‘personalized’ by the learner, and so appreciated as relevant to his understanding and his needs. How then can we discover needs? David Metcalfe suggested that learning needs can be expressed as a Venn diagram (below).

Keywords

General Practitioner General Practice Medical Education Teaching Method Vocational Training 
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© Springer-Verlag London Limited 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Claes Kjær
    • 1
  • Sirkka Keinänen-Kiukaanniemi
    • 2
  • Jamie Bahrami
    • 3
  1. 1.Denmark
  2. 2.Finland
  3. 3.UK

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