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The recruitment process – Getting your resume and cover letter in order

Your resume and cover letter get you an interview. Your resume basically tells your potential employer why they should hire you. Your CV tells them why you’ve chosen them. Make sure that the resume: a) does not have any spelling or grammatical errors (this shows attention to detail) b) is succinct and to-the-point (people don’t […]

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Jumping out of the fishbowl

I heard Debra Nestel speak at the Dept of MedEd roundtable this afternoon and she mentioned this article by Roger Kneebone. I can see why she did – it is a succinct article written for the scientist coming from a positivist viewpoint, outlining the rationale for the use of alternative theories to explain the phenomena […]

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Adaptive expertise in MD students

Mylopolous and Regehr wrote this article on adaptive expertise back in 2009. What is adaptive expertise, you ask? It’s a “process of using (and viewing) daily problem solving as a opportunity to learn through practice”. The literature tells us that we should be encouraging learners to practice this skill – the skill of innovating – […]

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