PORTFOLIO AS A LEARNING TOOL FOR MEDICAL STUDENTS. Kirsti Lonka, Ph.D., Professor of Medical Education, Centre for Cognition, Understanding, and Learning (CUL) Department of LIME Karolinska Institute, Stockholm , Sweden. THE CUL VISION.
Kirsti Lonka, Ph.D.,
Professor of Medical Education,
Centre for Cognition, Understanding, and Learning (CUL)
Department of LIME
Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
(50 000 €, 2004) NOVEMBER 3, 2004!
-> Expert thinking and professional practice
- of what?
students’ own development
motivation for life-long learning
are the central goals being met?
TO CONTROL THE OUTCOMES
to please the teacher, to continue studies
what are the criteria for passing?
summativeTWO AIMS OF ASSESSMENT (that may disturb each other)
Research shows that writing is a powerfool tool for enhancing learning
P.Tynjälä, L. Mason, & K. Lonka (Eds.) Writing as a Learning Tool: Integrating theory and practice. Studies in Writing, Vol. 7. Dordrecth, The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers.
In Learning-from-text tests:
Lonka, K. Slotte, V., Halttunen, M., Kurki, T., Tiitinen, A. Vaara, L. & Paavonen, J. (2001) Portfolios as a learning tool in obstetrics and gynaecology undergraduate training.Medical Education, 35, 1125-1130.
1 ) to support the learning process of the students.
2 ) to get information for enhancing the quality of teaching
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