Educational Networking for Growth in Medical Education
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Educational Networking for Growth
Dr. Z. Zayapragassarazan Associate Professor of Educational Techonology
Department of Medical Education
Understand avenues for growth in education
Create networks among MEUs
Making networking work for you and your institution
Growth Avenues in Medical Education
Best practices in medical education Selection of Students
Innovations in curriculum
Teaching learning Materials & Methods
Teaching learning environments
Assessment methods & QP setting
Continuing medical education
Inter-professionalism in medical education Community oriented medical education
Student support services
Growth Avenues in ME
Quality assurance in medical education Faculty development and capacity building
Collaboration among medical schools
Application of ICT in medical education Educational administration & leadership
Choosing a New Avenue
Networking refers to the art of creating interdependent or interconnected groups or systems for the mutual benefit of all members of the system
Networking in ME
The conscious creation of interconnected relationships among various students, teachers, and other stakeholders with similar interests, either directly or through intermediaries, for the purpose of achieving common or individual goals, sharing resources, as well as social communications.
Community of Practice
A community of practice is a group of people who share a concern or a passion for something they do, and learn how to do it better as they interact regularly.
Reflects social nature of human learning.
Functioning of a Educational Network
Identify the area of expertise
Decide what is to be shared for expansion of existing knowledge and creation of new knowledge
Whom you want as members?
Network of people
Helps to update (an effective educational tool)
Take Home Message
Medical Educators no longer need to feel as if they are teaching in isolation. When networked they can communicate instantly, and directly, with the experts in their fields and grow in all respects.
Let us network for our professional growth and development and make our presence felt professionally.