“Clinical Supervision with Confidence”: Exploring the potential of MOOCs for faculty development

Rodrigues, Veena and Leinster, Samuel (2016) “Clinical Supervision with Confidence”: Exploring the potential of MOOCs for faculty development. In: Proceedings of the EUROPEAN STAKEHOLDER SUMMIT on experiences and best practices in and around MOOCs (EMOOCS 2016). Books on Demand GmbH, Norderstedt, AUT, pp. 287-295. ISBN 9783739237107

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Abstract

Background: Postgraduate medical trainees require named clinical supervisors. Given the time pressures and difficulties of geographical access, there is a need to identify appropriate solutions for faculty development. We developed and launched a clinical supervision MOOC (FutureLearn platform) in March 2015. Objective: To assess the potential of the clinical supervision MOOC for faculty development. Methods: Quantitative data was obtained from FutureLearn course analytics and course surveys; qualitative data was obtained from learner feedback within the MOOC. Results: Learners (1,938) from over 75 countries signed up for the MOOC. Of the 899 individuals who began the course, 334 (37.2%) completed. Learners were highly satisfied with the course design and delivery, and enjoyed the opportunities for interprofessional and social learning. Conclusions: MOOCs have great potential for faculty development without geographical boundaries.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: clinical supervision,mooc,faculty development,technology enhanced learning
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
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Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 24 Sep 2016 01:01
Last Modified: 30 Mar 2020 00:35
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/60355
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