How do learners respond to and use feedback? A BEME Scoping Review
- Dr. Muirne Spooner, (Lead Reviewer), She is a medical practitioner and educationalist. She has twelve years of experience working in undergraduate and postgraduate education in RCSI Dublin and RCPI, respectively. She has presented her work nationally and internationally, and has been the recipient of a NAIRTL grant (NAIRTL was the National Academy for the Integration of Teaching and Learning, now known as the National Forum for the enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education) She is a member of the Royal College of Physicians in Ireland General Internal Medicine Part 2 Clinical Skills Exam Board. She has received the RCSI NCHD (Non-consultant hospital doctor) teaching award five times, the RCSI President’s Teaching Award and an Irish National Teaching and Learning Forum Teaching Hero Award. She is undertaking this study as part of institutional research in to feedback.
- Prof. Teresa Pawlikowska is the Inaugural Director of the Health Professions Education Centre at RCSI Dublin. She is a medical doctor and educationalist, and has contributed to the development of BEME and reviewing since she joined RCSI in 2013.Her particular research interest is student learning and how faculty development and supports student learning . One aspect of her research role is focused on developing RCSI as a BICC and underpinning faculty development in reviewing in health professions education as well as supporting educational research in mixed methods across the RCSI constituent Schools (Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy and Physiotherapy in Dublin and other global sites). Previously Prof. Pawlikowska was elected to the EGPRN board where she served for 8 years and developed research methods courses for a wide variety of audiences in the EU. She has been invited as a lecturer and as an external evaluator for a number of European educational projects and as a result is visiting professor at Malmo/Lund University. Teresa has held posts in an established medical school (University College London) and the largest new graduate-entry medical school in the UK (The University of Warwick). As Head of the International Unit at UCL she delivered a variety of programmes in diverse environments as part of EU PhARE and World Bank projects.
- Dr. Catherine Duane is a clinical lecturer in the Department of Medicine, RCSI. She has experience in Cochrane Systematic review and has undertaken a post-graduate diploma in Health Professions Education.
- Dr. Jane Uygur, MD, CCFP, MCISc, is a Clinical Competency Tutor in the department of General Practice, RCSI, Dublin. She has previously completed a BEME review.
- Mr. Paul Murphy, MLIS, is an information specialist with the Library, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, and he was previously medical librarian of University College Dublin. He is a member of the European Association for Health Information and Libraries. Paul has extensive expertise in literature searching for clinical systematic reviews, clinical guidelines, Best Evidence Medical Education (BEME) reviews, and evidence summaries
- Dr. Erica Smyth is the Research Officer in the Health Professions Education Centre and BEME coordinator for the RCSI BICC. She is an experienced researcher and is involved in providing methodological support for BEME and other systematic reviews
- Mr. Brian Marron, MSc Human Ecology, BA Psychology and Geography, is a research assistant with experience in both qualitative and quantitative research methodology.
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