TECS: Cognitive Scaffolding… Degeneration & Regeneration of Pathology….!
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
TECS: Cognitive Scaffolding… Lecturalgia But...Pathology is the foundation of medicine...!
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
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.
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
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%