NEW SHE Summer Course in Student Centred Learning: Applying Modern learning Principles

“Renewed and innovated by the latest insights in health professions education, our Summer Course is the first inspiring and international encounter with SHE. This experience fuels ambitions to become a health professions educationalist.”

Dominique Waterval, Master of Health Professions Education, (Course Coordinator, Trainer and consultant on implementation of student centered (medical) education).

The SHE Summer Course is for many people a life changing experience and first step into a career in health professions education. Maastricht University and more specific it’s Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Science was, after McMaster University in Canada, the second university in the world to implement PBL as the dominant educational strategy in medical education.

In addition to its long-lasting experience with PBL, Maastricht University has always been eager to further develop this educational method. The popular SHE Summer Course has been further developed just like the Maastricht educational model did in the past 40 years.

Programme information

In this course we share many years of theoretical and practical experience in managing and assessing learning in student centred curricula as implemented by the Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences of Maastricht University. The programme offers an introduction and global overview of the principal components and characteristics of the Maastricht approach to student centered education and in particular, how to manage learning and assessing in a student centred curriculum.

Objectives involve

  • Understanding the basics of PBL and how modern learning principles are used in student-centred curricula
  • Identifying the evidence behind modern learning principles
  • Translating modern learning principles into the design of new educational materials/activities and applying them to your own context
  • Track managing learning in a student centered curriculum
    • manage your educational activities/role of tutor (critical incidents)
    • manage the evaluation of your educational activity
  • Track  assessing in a student centered curriculum
    • understand the philosophy behind  assessment
    • learn to apply different assessment instruments in assessment such as Knowledge assessment and Workplace-based assessment
    • translate the principles of assessment into own assessment programme  

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