Innovative Pathology Teaching in a Rural Medical School - "One Man Army"

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Innovative Pathology Teaching in Medical Schools with limited resources. Technology Enhanced Cognitive Scaffolding (TECS) in a rural medical school.

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Innovative Pathology Teaching in a Rural Medical School - "One Man Army"

  1. 1. TECS: Cognitive Scaffolding… ALTC National Teaching award winner. Technology Enhanced Cognitive Scaffolding (TECS) Innovative Pathology Education Model. Shashidhar Venkatesh Murthy B.Sc, MBBS, MD(path), GCTT, MBA(Edu), IFCAP Assoc. Prof. & Head of Pathology
  2. 2. TECS: Cognitive Scaffolding… At Manipal University, India (23 Jan 2010) Pathology (& Other) Staff Academic, Full time, on campus Dr. KRN My prof. & VC
  3. 3. TECS: Cognitive Scaffolding… At JCU SOMD, Australia (2012) Pathology (& Other) Staff Academic, Full time, on campus 1 Pathologist & 1 Microbiologist…..!
  4. 4. TECS: Cognitive Scaffolding… INDIA AUSTRALIA
  5. 5. TECS: Cognitive Scaffolding…
  6. 6. TECS: Cognitive Scaffolding… Degeneration & Regeneration of Pathology….!
  7. 7. TECS: Cognitive Scaffolding… LECTURALGIA* (Painful lecture) “Syndrome experienced by members of the lectured-to audience” Frequent cause of morbidity for both teachers and learners… McLaughlin K, Mandin H. – Medical Education 2001; 35:1135-1142
  8. 8. TECS: Cognitive Scaffolding… Lecturalgia But...Pathology is the foundation of medicine...!
  9. 9. TECS: Cognitive Scaffolding…
  10. 10. Weekly CPCMD4020 – Sep 2010• Integrated Clinical Pathology Basic Science review• Detailed pathology (SELF study) teaching outline to tutors (clinicians).• Clear Learning Objectives.• Major & Minor CLI’s• Self assessment – Keepads, quiz (print & Online)• Regular feedback from tutors and students.
  11. 11. TECS: Cognitive Scaffolding… Anatomy Revision before Pathology Practicals for 4th year Preclinical students.
  12. 12. TECS: Cognitive Scaffolding…
  13. 13. Gross Specimens – Digital Museum (2006)
  14. 14. Laboratory session: Video recording & Webcasting Video streaming, recording & Vodcast
  15. 15. Digital Microscopy Lab: 2009 Microscopy Tutorial without Microscope..! (First in Australia) * Classroom Soft. + Digital Pathology..!
  16. 16. TECS: Cognitive Scaffolding… Digital Microscopy Lab: 2012 Batch of 109 students Microscopy Tutorial at a time Only at JCU…!
  17. 17. TECS: Cognitive Scaffolding…
  18. 18. TECS: Cognitive Scaffolding… Online Museum: Self study with video tutorials
  19. 19. TECS: Cognitive Scaffolding… Camtasia Vodcast Online/Mobile: Review 24/7…! • Pathology of Liver Disease. • Pathology of Anemias • Pathology of Leukemias • On the drive… • Mobile
  20. 20. Did they understand..?
  21. 21. TECS: Cognitive Scaffolding…
  22. 22. TECS: Cognitive Scaffolding… Electronic Student Response System(ESRS) - 2007 Electronic Student Response System: ESRS
  23. 23. 59y Male, obese, Diabetic patient presents to ER with sudden severechest pain, This is the specimen of his Aorta. What is the diagnosis ?1. Atheromatous plaque.2. Thrombosis on plaque.3. Fusiform aneurysm.4. Dissecting aneurysm.5. Berry aneurysm. 16 2 0 0 0 1 2 3 4 5
  24. 24. TECS: Cognitive Scaffolding… ESRS: Promotes Serious Learning…
  25. 25. ESRS:Interactive & deep learning
  26. 26. ESRS: Instant Student Feedback…! They didn’t get it…!
  27. 27. ESRS: Feedback: Satisfaction at last.….(?) Few need more help...!
  28. 28. TECS: Cognitive Scaffolding… Teacher’s Role: • Inform only by humans not technology..! • Influence • Inspire*
  29. 29. TECS: Cognitive Scaffolding…
  30. 30. Cognitive scaffolding… Winners Club* (Individualized support for weak…) “is what a teacher does when working with astudent to solve a problem, carry out a task, orachieve a goal which would be beyond hisunassisted efforts” * -Wood, Bruner, & Ross, 1976….. inquiry as a matter of steps or phasesconducted in succession or in cycles expressed *in terms of expected student cognition…. Romberg & Carpenter, 1986.
  31. 31. TECS: Cognitive Scaffolding… Winners Club: (Cognitive scaffolding) 1. Identifying students – ESRS. 2. Identifying needs – Interview. 3. Mentoring, Guide – Meeting. 4. Monitoring progress – ESRS. “Mentoring is transformational because it’s not just about behaviour, it’s about a change of heart.” - - Ellis A. Ingram
  32. 32. TECS: Cognitive Scaffolding…
  33. 33. Students feed back & AwardsTECS: Cognitive Scaffolding… Take the Y4 Challenge….! Jan 2008: 4th Year Students at JCU School of Medicine Highest set new record.…!!! 100%Class Average 68% 2008 - Pass & Class Average of >70% 2009 - Class Average 72% 2010 - Class Average 73%
  34. 34. TECS: Cognitive Scaffolding…
  35. 35. Will the class room survive..? • Flexible & Distance learning • Online / e-learning • Rural & Remote students..?
  36. 36. Global teacher…..My dream…! `Global Students…. WIL / CPCDigital Pathology Media LabPodcast & Vodcast Feedback  Staff Support <10%  “Winners Club”
  37. 37. TECS: Cognitive Scaffolding…
  38. 38. Will the class room survive..? YES, Until computers develop personality...
  39. 39. http://www.jcu.edu.au/path/Index.html

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