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Sarikaya, Ozlem; Kalaca, Sibel; Yeen, Berrak C.; Cali, Sanda – Advances in Physiology Education, 2010
Self-assessment tools have previously been used to assess the impact of a faculty development program on the teaching skills of medical educators. In this study, we aimed to assess the impact of a faculty development program on the teaching performances of faculty members in relation to their medical disciplines and academic positions. A…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Medical Education, Medical School Faculty, Teaching Skills
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Ryan, Kathy L.; Loeppky, Jack A.; Kilgore, Donald E., Jr. – Advances in Physiology Education, 2009
In 1959, Brigadier General Donald Flickinger and Dr. W. Randolph Lovelace II suggested that it would be more practical from an engineering standpoint to send women rather than men into space due to their lower body weights and oxygen requirements. When the Air Force decided not to pursue this project, Dr. Lovelace assumed leadership of the Woman…
Descriptors: United States History, Space Exploration, Females, Gender Differences
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Jason, Hilliard – Advances in Physiology Education, 2007
Few medical faculty members are adequately prepared for their instructional responsibilities. Our educational traditions were established before we had research-based understandings of the teaching-learning process and before brain research began informing our understandings of how humans achieve lasting learning. Yet, there are several advantages…
Descriptors: Medical Education, Medical Students, Biology, Teaching Methods