The qualities of a good teacher: how can they be acquired and sustained?

Azer, Samy A.
February 2005
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Feb2005, Vol. 98 Issue 2, p67
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the introduction of problem-based learning (PBL) as a means to attain and sustain the qualities of a good teacher. It has been stressed that the application of PBL in undergraduate medical courses requires teachers' special training and of monitoring their performance. Here, teachers are responsible in encouraging critical thinking, and furthering self-directed learning and curiosity. It could be noted also that good teachers must be nurtured and rewarded.


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