spiral curriculum

spiral curriculum

A popular UK for an education curriculum for doctors training in a particular specialty or area of specialist interest, in which trainees revisit the core competencies in each year of training as they progress from a basic level of functioning to a specialist level. The level at which trainees are assessed will increase, as their ability to manage increasingly complex occupational health scenarios develops.
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The AKUMC follows an integrated, hybrid problem-based, spiral curriculum, using a number of teaching methodologies like interactive lectures, laboratory sessions, tutorials, clinical skills sessions and field visits.
An integrated, patient-orientated, clinical presentations-based, spiral curriculum, which relies on multimodal pedagogical approaches, including problem-based learning (PBL) was introduced in 2002.
He also emphasized the spiral curriculum whereby revisits would be made with the pupil learning concepts and ideas in increasingly greater depth in the school curriculum.
Rymarz proposes an education al approach to religious education, one rooted in a spiral curriculum.
The challenges are that the world is now moving towards Modular System of Integrated Spiral Curriculum and in order to keep pace with the world, we have to initiate appropriate measures without much delay.
However, if what Bruner says about a spiral curriculum is in any sense correct, then "any subject can be taught effectively in some intellectually honest form to any child at any stage of development" (Bruner, 1960, p.
Returning to previously learned materials in different and more challenging contexts is similar to the spiral curriculum advocated by Jerome Bruner.
The spiral curriculum is a profound and powerful idea, one that has been so embedded in how policy makers and educators think about curriculum and pedagogy that it's largely second nature, unexamined, and unrecognized.
The goal of the project was to adopt the spiral curriculum approach to the bioprocess engineering option within the undergraduate BSE program at Virginia Tech.
The Spiral Curriculum is predicated on cognitive theory advanced by Jerome Bruner (1960), who wrote, "We begin with the hypothesis that any subject can be taught in some intellectually honest form to any child at any stage of development.
A good representation of this model is the spiral curriculum, as shown in figure 2.
These standards "convey the essence of the spiral curriculum concept of visiting and revisiting a few key ideas from kindergarten through twelfth grade" (Ellis, 2007, p.