Analysing the concept of context in medical education.

@article{Koens2005AnalysingTC,
  title={Analysing the concept of context in medical education.},
  author={Franciska Koens and Karen V. Mann and Eugene J Custers and Olle Ten Cate},
  journal={Medical education},
  year={2005},
  volume={39 12},
  pages={
          1243-9
        }
}
BACKGROUND There is increasing interest in the role of context in medical education, with the conjecture that learning in a clinical context may be helpful for later recall of knowledge. Although this may be true in a general sense, at a closer look it appears that the notion of context is not well substantiated in the medical education literature and that the concept is not clearly defined. Effects of context on learning appear to depend on type of learning task, the relationship or… CONTINUE READING

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