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Undergraduate nurses’ experience of the family health assessment as a learning opportunity
(AOSIS OpenJournals, 2012)
The practice of community health nursing (CHN) may enhance the life experiences of families and communities, particularly amongst the poor and socially marginalised. CHN provides for a deeper understanding of the health ...
A cross-sectional survey to compare the competence of learners registered for the Baccalaureus Curationis programme using different learning approaches at the University of the Western Cape
(AOSIS OpenJournals, 2012)
The purpose of the study was to compare the extent to which the different teaching approaches applied in the Baccalaureus Curationis programme adequately prepare graduating learners for professional competence.
A framework for effective collaboration: a case study of collaboration in nursing education in the Western Cape, South Africa
A fundamental purpose of mergers between higher education institutions (HEIs) in 2002 was to enable sharing of scarce resources between more advanced universities and those historically disadvantaged by the apartheid ...
The use of assisted performance within an online social network to develop reflective reasoning in undergraduate physiotherapy students
(Informa Healthcare, 2012)
Background: The development of practice knowledge is an important component of clinical education and reflective reasoning is known to play a role in its development. Online social networks may have some potential for ...
Physiotherapy Students’ Use of Online Technology as part of their Learning Practices: A Case Study
The relevance of non-technical skills have long been acknowledged as important components of clinical learning, and there is evidence that integrating technology can facilitate their development by encouraging reflection, ...
The role of blended learning in clinical education: A systematic review
(Association for Medical Education in Europe, 2012)
BACKGROUND: Developing practice knowledge in healthcare is a complex process that is difficult to teach. Clinical education exposes students to authentic learning situations, but students also need epistemological access ...
Recruiting and retaining rural students: evidence from a Faculty of Dentistry in South Africa
(Deakin University, 2012)
There is a shortage internationally of adequately trained health professionals to service rural areas. Health professionals are more likely to practice in communities that are like the one in which they grew up. The WHO ...
Introducing dental students to e-learning at a South African University
(Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2012)
This article serves to report on the introduction of an innovative ‘blended learning’ approach in the Paediatric Dentistry Department at the University of the Western Cape (UWC) in Cape Town, South Africa. This intervention ...
Developing the language of thinking within a classroom community of inquiry: pre-service teachers’ experiences
(Education Association of South Africa, 2012-08)
We argue that the “community of inquiry” approach, using reading materials modelled on Lipman’s Philosophy for Children programme, is a theoretically justified and teacher-friendly means of promoting effective thinking ...
Making a case for the teaching of reading across the curriculum in higher education
(Education Association of South Africa (EASA), 2012)
Over the past two decades there has been much written in the literature about the importance of reading and the importance of teaching students reading strategies to improve their reading comprehension. Reading is one ...