Planning educational interventions should be purposeful, and the most effective way to accomplish this is through a systematic method of instructional design (ID).
Our goal at ACCME is to encourage and reward accredited CME providers for implementing best practices in pedagogy, engagement, evaluation and change management, and for focusing on generating meaningful outcomes.
Patients are becoming more directly involved in the care they receive. The model of care in hospitals and health systems is shifting from physician-centric to team-based care.
In James Lang’s third book, “Small Teaching: Everyday Lessons from the Science of Learning,” a stepwise approach to evidence-based learning strategies are outlined, offering small, practice-ready changes that teachers can incorporate into every day practice.
Why is it important that we, as educators, have an awareness of the principles and the theories that support learning? Because what we believe about how people learn influences how we design the learning intervention.