Pros: Catered to individual student, maximises participation
Cons: Time consuming, can be intimidating
Pros: Large audience at once
Cons: Not catered to an individual, difficult to encourage participation
Pros: Can reach large audience, passive, opportunity to encourage engagement with quizzes etc. and can monitor progress
Cons: Can lack communication, no rapport
Pros: Encourages team building, facilitates discussion
Cons: Depends on students
Yes and it is one of the pillars of clinical governance.
Here you should list the teaching that you have done. Following this we would advise reflect on this and how it will make you a better trainee.
Examples of teaching:
- Anatomy demonstration
- National/international teaching
- Bedside teaching
- Formal teaching position/post
I was asked to give a teaching session on orthopaedic examinations to medical students. During the initial session I delivered this didactically. However, students stated that they would have preferred to have had a more informal practical session. I therefore recruited fellow trainees who were keen to teach, contacted the students and put on practical small group sessions.
After reviewing the feedback I have recieved following teaching sessions, students suggest that I am:
I would start of by identifying the learning objective/needs
I would involve peers and seniors and reps
I would then decide how to teach them and in what setting.
I would gather feedback and improve future teaching sessions.