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The Psychometric Properties of the Learning Style Inventory and the Learning Style Questionnaire: Two Normative Measures of Learning Styles
David Kolb has provided a detailed, useful and widely accepted theory of experiential learning and learning styles. He developed the Learning Styles Inventory (LSI) to assess four learning abilitiesExpand
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Medical students' perceptions of their development of ‘soft skills’ Part II: The development of ‘soft skills’ through ‘guiding and growing’
Abstract Background This paper reports on medical students' views on the ways in which their ‘soft skills’ were developed. It is the result of a study on soft skills among two groups of studentsExpand
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Medical students on the value of role models for developing ‘soft skills’ - “That’s the way you do it”
Objective : The Soft Skills Project examined the professional development of medical students at the University of Pretoria, especially their doctor-patient interaction skills and professionalExpand
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Communication skills for medical/dental students at the University of Pretoria: Lessons learnt from a two-year study using a forum theatre method
Abstract Background: This study describes the lessons learnt from using a novel method for teaching communication skills to second-year medical/dental students. Methods: Medical and drama teachersExpand
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The conceptualisation of "soft skills" among medical students before and after curriculum reform
Objective: This paper reports on the conceptualisation of "soft skills" as part of a study carried out among two groups of undergraduate medical students before and after curriculum reform at theExpand
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Medical students' perceptions of their development of 'soft skills' : part II : the development of 'soft skills' through 'guiding and growing' : original research
ligBackground:l/ig This paper reports on medical students' views on the ways in which their 'soft skills' were developed. It is the result of a study on soft skills among two groups of studentsExpand
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Training undergraduate medical students in 'soft skills' - a qualitative research project at the University of Pretoria : guest editorial
Extracted from text ... South African Psychiatry Review ? February 2006 12 GUEST EDITORIAL S Afr Psychiatry Rev 2006;9:12-14 Training undergraduate medical students in 'soft skills' - aExpand
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Medical students' perceptions of their development of ‘soft skills’ Part I: A qualitative research methodology
Abstract Background Following the introduction of a new, integrated, problem-oriented undergraduate medical curriculum at the University of Pretoria (UP) in 1997, a research project was undertaken toExpand
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Guest Editorial Training undergraduate medical students in 'soft skills' - a qualitative research project at the University of Pretoria
C Kruger, WJ Schurink, A-M Bergh, PM Joubert, JL Roos, CW Van Staden,GE Pickworth ,RR Du Preez,SV Grey, BG Lindeque Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pretoria, SouthExpand
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Developing an outcomes-based charter to direct teaching and assessment of medical professionalism
Background. Components of professionalism in undergraduate medical studies at the University of  Pretoria (UP) were previously defined as nine ‘Golden Threads’. Although specific outcomes were Expand
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