Tag : ePortfolio

ABSTRACT: Successful collaboration in education: the UMeP.

BACKGROUND: As the health care education landscape in the UK changes rapidly and dramatically, collaboration across institutions bridging undergraduate and postgraduate fields is increasingly necessary. Collaboration entails both risks and benefits. There is a paucity of advice on how to ensure collaborative projects in medical education are effective. There is a

ABSTRACT: Developing an electronic teaching and training portfolio

Technological advances, in particular the rise of the internet, have led to dramatic changes in medical education. The recent global financial crisis and issues with medical staffing have meant that training programs and universities are increasingly exploring electronic means to provide efficient and cost effective education techniques. In this article,

MANUSCRIPT: An electronic portfolio for quantitative assessment of surgical skills in undergraduate medical education

BACKGROUND: We evaluated a newly designed electronic portfolio (e-Portfolio) that provided quantitative evaluation of surgical skills. Medical students at the University of Seville used the e-Portfolio on a voluntary basis for evaluation of their performance in undergraduate surgical subjects. METHODS: Our new web-based e-Portfolio was designed to evaluate surgical practical knowledge and skills

ABSTRACT: The role of ePortfolios in supporting continuing professional development in practice

ePortfolios, based on models of reflective practice, are viewed as important tools in facilitating and supporting lifelong learning across the medical education continuum. MAINPORT, the ePortfolio designed by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, supports the continuing professional development CPD and lifelong learning of specialist physicians practicing

ABSTRACT: Promoting self-directed learning through portfolios in undergraduate medical education: the mentors’ perspective

BACKGROUND: Medical students need to acquire self-directed learning (SDL) skills for effective lifelong learning. Portfolios allow learners to reflect on their progress, diagnose learning needs and create learning plans, all elements of SDL. While mentorship is deemed to be essential for successful portfolio use, it is not known what constitutes effective

MANUSCRIPT: An electronic portfolio for quantitative assessment of surgical skills in undergraduate medical education.

Abstract BACKGROUND: We evaluated a newly designed electronic portfolio (e-Portfolio) that provided quantitative evaluation of surgical skills. Medical students at the University of Seville used the e-Portfolio on a voluntary basis for evaluation of their performance in undergraduate surgical subjects. METHODS: Our new web-based e-Portfolio was designed to evaluate surgical practical knowledge and skills

ABSTRACT: The role of ePortfolios in supporting continuing professional development in practice.

Abstract ePortfolios, based on models of reflective practice, are viewed as important tools in facilitating and supporting lifelong learning across the medical education continuum. MAINPORT, the ePortfolio designed by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, supports the continuing professional development (CPD) and lifelong learning of specialist physicians practicing

ABSTRACT: Junior doctors’ guide to portfolio learning and building.

Abstract BACKGROUND: A portfolio is a collection of evidence supporting an individual's achievement of competencies and learning outcomes. The material included in the portfolio must be reflected upon, as reflection provides the evidence that learning has taken place. CONTEXT: Portfolio learning is important for two principal reasons: assessment of the trainee, and for lifelong