Medical Education

Medical Education

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In a 90 minute Roundtable session, the first rotation uses the first 45 minutes and the second rotation uses the last 45 minutes.

Roundtable Rotation I: Evaluating Systems Change in Medical Education

Roundtable Presentation 402 to be held in Suwannee 19 on Thursday, Nov 12, 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM

Sponsored by the Research on Evaluation TIG and the Systems in Evaluation TIG

Presenter(s):

Jennifer Terpstra,  University of British Columbia,  jlterp@interchange.ubc.ca

Chris Lovato,  University of British Columbia,  chris.lovato@ubc.ca

Treena Chomik,  Chomik Consulting and Research Ltd,  treena@chomikconsulting.com

Abstract: The purpose of this roundtable is to discuss methods for evaluating systems change. The discussion will be based on a presentation describing a national medical education initiative, "The Future of Medical Education in Canada," sponsored by the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC). The first phase of the initiative has involved formative research to identify system-wide strategies for creating transformative change in medical education that addresses the future healthcare needs of Canadians. This presentation will focus on results of a systems evaluation literature review and proposed next steps to evaluate systems change. The case example and literature review results will provide the basis for a theoretically grounded and practical discussion using key systems concepts. Participants will discuss evaluation methods for the initiative. Results of this roundtable will be provided to AFMC leadership overseeing the initiative and planning for the evaluation.

Roundtable Rotation II: Evaluating Faculty Performance in Teacher Preparation Institutions in the Southeast of Mexico

Roundtable Presentation 402 to be held in Suwannee 19 on Thursday, Nov 12, 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM

Sponsored by the Research on Evaluation TIG and the Systems in Evaluation TIG

Presenter(s):

Edith Cisneros-Cohernour,  Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan,  cchacon@uady.mx

Ariana Leo Ramirez,  Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan,  chinari_17@hotmail.com

Abstract: The purpose of this study was to examine the current state of faculty evaluation processes in the different colleges devoted to the preparation of future educators in three states in the Southeast of Mexico. The study centers on who is conducting the evaluation, what kind of procedures are being used for assessing faculty performance, how results are used for decision making and what are the expected and unexpected consequences of current evaluation policies on the quality of faculty' work and performance. Moreover, the study focus on what is the meaning of good teaching and how well faculty assessment procedures take into consideration the context of teaching and learning and the cultural characteristics of students, particularly those of Mayan ancestry. Data collection included a survey, focus group interviews and document review at each of the Normal Schools in Southern Mexico. In addition, the researchers conducted observations of teacher work during on site visits to each of the Teacher Preparation Schools of the states of Yucatan, Campeche & Quintana Roo, Mexico

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