Role modelling as a teaching method
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Role modelling as a teaching method

Alan Charters Senior Nurse and Lecturer Practitioner, Sheffield Children’s Hospital in A&E, University of Sheffield

Alan Charters discusses the importance of role modelling for teaching in emergency care

While studying for my Masters in education, I have been encouraged to examine how I teach or facilitate learning, and to move away from the traditional method of ‘passive transmission of knowledge in pre digested chunks’ (Burnard 1992), as well as to consider alternative methods such as role modelling (Davies 1993, Nelms et al 1993, Driggers et al 1993).

Emergency Nurse. 7, 10, 25-29. doi: 10.7748/en2000.

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