TEACHING REPORT

Miriam I. Frommer

  

  
The following reports the 1994 activities of a Lecturer (Level B Academic) which were devoted principally to teaching.
  

STUDY LEAVE

Visited overseas medical and other teaching institutions to observe problem-based teaching and discuss admissions criteria and teaching strategies (Jan-May).

Attended 2-week course on Problem-based Learning at the Univ. of Limburg, Maastricht, The Netherlands (Jun).

Following return, presented seminar on study leave, entitled 'From Israel to Maastricht', at Medical Education Unit (Oct).
  

COURSES TAUGHT

(Semester 2 only, as absent on study leave and long service leave in Semester 1).

Medical Science 2: Human Life Sciences 2

Lectures: 10: 4 on reproduction, 6 on kidney.

Tutorials: 6, 4 as follow-up to practical classes (= 4 h); 1 on essay writing, 1 on practical exams (= 2 h).

Practicals: 1 of 4 h, presented 4 times (= 16 h), on renal physiology.

Examination: Short answer questions and multiple choice questions (of the true/false variety).

Dentistry 2

Lectures: 6, on endocrinology.

Practicals: 1, of 3 h, presented 4 times (= 12 h) on endocrinology.

Tutorials: 4, each of 1 h, as follow-up to practical classes.

Examination: Short answer and multiple choice (5 alternatives, one correct) questions.

Medicine 2

Practicals: 15, 1 of 3 h, presented 6 times, on endo-crinology; 1 of 3 h, presented 5 times, on cardio-vascular physiology; 1 of 2 h on respiration.

Tutorials: 5, as follow-up to practical classes.

Examination: Short answer questions.

Pharmacy 1

Lectures: 7 on gastrointestinal physiology.

Examination: Multiple choice questions (of the 5 alternatives, one correct, variety).

Science 2 Auxiliary

Lectures: 6, on endocrinology (all given with Dentistry 2).

Tutorials: 5, as follow-up to theory.

Examination: Short answer and multiple choice questions (5 alternatives, one correct, variety).

Science 2

Lectures: 6, on endocrinology (all given with Dentistry 2).

Examination: Short answer and multiple choice questions (5 alternatives, one correct, variety).

Science 3

Tutorials: 7, on scientific papers (acting as facilita-tor of group).

Practicals: 1, of 3 h, on cardiovascular physiology.
  
STUDENT CONSULTATION

During the semester, considerable time was spent assisting students.

Evaluation of teaching

Co-ordinated student feedback questionnaires on courses for Science Auxiliary and Dentistry 2.

Constant informal feedback received through contact with students and relayed to Department.
  

TEACHING HOURS in 1994

Dent 2 Med 2 Pharm 1 Sc2Aux Sc 2 Sc 3 HLS 2 Total
Lectures 6 - 7 - - - 10 23
Tutorials 4 5 - 5 - 7 6 27
Practicals (no.) 12 (4) 41 (15) - - - 3 (1) 16 (4) 72
Exams 30 30 3 30 5 - 65 163
Essays - - - 25 5 - 15 45

Total formal contact teaching time = 290 h

Total time = 472 h

  

  

ADMINISTRATION

Teaching courses attended

Continued to participate in workshops run by the Centre for Teaching and Learning.

Course management

Course supervisor for Science 2 Auxiliary.

Course co-ordination, together with other academ-ics (for Dentistry 2 and Science 2).

Faculty of Dentistry

Departmental Representative.

Faculty of Medicine

Member of Admissions, Evaluation and Repro-ductive Sciences Committees planning post-graduate medical degree.