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Learning style changes in chiropractic students moving from academic learning to clinical application

Beck, R., Walker, B.F., Hecimovich, M., Ebrall, P., Giuriato, R. and Kimpton, A. (2009) Learning style changes in chiropractic students moving from academic learning to clinical application. International Journal of Social Health Information Management, 2 (1). pp. 20-29.

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Abstract

The transition period from basic science studies to full-time clinical studies, including the internship or preceptorship, is often a difficult time for students because of the differences and complexities between basic science knowledge and clinical circumstances. This is commonly seen with many students in a variety of health care programs including chiropractic. This article reviews concepts which may aid educators in determining the most effective ways to help students transition from didactic learner to student-clinician. The paper reviews several theoretical concepts focusing on the application of student learning preferences and the pedagogical implications for how to best address these preferences in clinical training.

Publication Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Chiropractic and Sports Science
Publisher: Intellectbase International Consortium
Copyright: ©2003-2009 INTELLECTBASE INTERNATIONAL CONSORTIUM
Publishers Website: http://intellectbase.org/
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/1493
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