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Authentic Situations Motivate Medical Students for Dealing with Medical Insurance Issues

Författare och institution:
Susanne Nielsen (Institutionen för medicin, avdelningen för molekylär och klinisk medicin); Kaety Plos (Institutionen för vårdvetenskap och hälsa); Carina Furåker (Institutionen för vårdvetenskap och hälsa); Annika Jakobsson (Institutionen för medicin, avdelningen för samhällsmedicin och folkhälsa)
Publicerad i:
Creative Education, 3 ( 1 ) s. 120-125
ISSN:
2151-4755
Publikationstyp:
Artikel, refereegranskad vetenskaplig
Publiceringsår:
2012
Språk:
engelska
Fulltextlänk:
Sammanfattning (abstract):
In this study, e-learning based on authentic situations was used as a pedagogic method to stimulate medi-cal students to reflect over their own learning styles and to prepare them for dealing with medical insur-ance issues in their future profession. The aim was to explore the learning styles used by the students in a Social medicine course when e-learning, based on authentic situations was used as a pedagogical ap-proach. A learning style questionnaire by Kember, Biggs and Leung, and a course evaluation question-naire designed by the authors were used. Seventy-seven students answered the questionnaires and the questionnaires were analysed by Mann-Whitney U-test, and Fisher’s test was used as a pair comparison. One hundred forty comments made by the students were analysed using content analysis. The results showed that: 69% of the students regarded e-learning as a very good/good pedagogical method to study medical insurance. Men had a significantly higher rate of surface learning than women. A majority of the students thought that it was positive to take part of peer students’ assignments but they highlighted the risk of plagiarism and cheating. The students made use of the flexibility in this type of learning which suited their lifestyle.
Ämne (baseras på Högskoleverkets indelning av forskningsämnen):
LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER ->
Veterinärmedicin ->
Klinisk vetenskap ->
Medicin
SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP ->
Annan samhällsvetenskap ->
Övrig annan samhällsvetenskap
Nyckelord:
learning Styles, medical students, Attitudes to E-learning, medical Insurance Issues
Postens nummer:
155338
Posten skapad:
2012-02-23 10:02
Posten ändrad:
2016-06-10 11:42

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