Implementation and evaluation of an electronic portfolio to support undergraduate medicine. Simon Cotterill, Tony McDonald, Geoff Hammond, Philip Bradley School of Medical Education Development University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. Undergraduate Medicine at Newcastle - The MBBS Programme.
Implementation and evaluation of an electronic portfolio to support undergraduate medicine
Simon Cotterill, Tony McDonald, Geoff Hammond, Philip Bradley
School of Medical Education Development
University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Undergraduate Medicine at Newcastle support undergraduate medicine
- The MBBS Programme
Project funded by
Learning Diary and Planning Tool support undergraduate medicine
Recording Meetings with Personal Tutors support undergraduate medicine
CV support undergraduate medicine
Research and Evaluation Studies support undergraduate medicine*Preliminary Findings*
Building the ePortfolio was a useful learning experience reflective learning in stage 4 medical students during their student selected components.
80% thought it was
a useful learning experience
I feel that I have recorded good evidence that I have achieved specific
learning outcomes from this option.
83% felt they had recorded
Having clearly defined intended learning outcomes influenced the way in which I approached the option
72% felt that the LOs
influenced their approach
Building the ePortfolio gave me a sense of achievement
62% felt a sense of achievement
56% were proud of their portfolio
The use of the ePortfolio facilitated the interaction between me and my supervisor
90% discussed the plan with their supervisor. However, only 39% felt it facilitated their interaction with the supervisor
At the end of the option I spent time considering what I had learned from this option.
93% reflected on their learning
after the option
Key points raised in the open-ended questions between me and my supervisor
Conclusions between me and my supervisor