Clinical teaching, supervision and assessment from the perspective of international students: is this the elephant in the room for professional development of health educators?

Yee, Kwang, Page, Wendy, Porteous, Morag, and Malau-Aduli, Bunmi (2013) Clinical teaching, supervision and assessment from the perspective of international students: is this the elephant in the room for professional development of health educators? In: Abstracts from ANZAPHE 2013. 12950. p. 76. From: ANZAPHE 2013: Australia and New Zealand Association for Health Professional Eductators Conference, 24-27 June 2013, Melbourne, VIC, Australia.

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Introduction/Background: International students represent a small but significant proportion of healthcare students in Australia. International students provide cultural diversity, an internationalisation and globalization view as well as financial benefits to many universities. International students however are often over-represented in the struggling students cohort and many do not achieve their full potential in assessments. A review of the medical education literature and conference abstracts, identify few studies which investigate the journey of international students and the issues they face when attending healthcare courses. This PeArL session encourages educators to share experiences and opinions regarding international students.

Purpose/Objectives: The purposes of this PeArL session is to: Define the issues surrounding international students in studying healthcare courses in Australia. Identify potential solutions to support international students Discuss research and our research proposal regarding international students.

Issues/Questions for exploration or ideas for discussion: This PeArL aims to explore and discuss the following issues: Clinical teaching and supervision in relation to international students The potential impact and validity of assessments for international students The potential for peer learning support for international students Professional development needs of educators to effectively support international students My Aussie Journey: our research proposal regarding international students.

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Date Deposited: 01 Oct 2015 04:09
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1199 Other Medical and Health Sciences > 119999 Medical and Health Sciences not elsewhere classified @ 50%
13 EDUCATION > 1301 Education Systems > 130103 Higher Education @ 50%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9299 Other Health > 929999 Health not elsewhere classified @ 70%
93 EDUCATION AND TRAINING > 9301 Learner and Learning > 930103 Learner Development @ 30%
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