An overview of Preparing medical students for self-directed learning in statistics: What should we expect of tomorrow’s doctors?

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Abstract

This is the second of two papers reporting on plans for implementation of statistical eLearningtools generated through the MSOR Network-funded project ‘Statistics in medicine: a riskybusiness?’ and other funded development work. Here, I aim to provide an overview of the moreextensive two-year interdisciplinary project ‘Preparing medical students for self-directedlearning in statistics: What should we expect of tomorrow’s doctors?’, which commenced inDecember 2010. This project is funded for a two-year period by the University of EdinburghPrincipal’s Teaching Award Scheme (PTAS), which aims to promote good practice inteaching, learning and assessment at the University of Edinburgh and more widely.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)18-22
Number of pages5
JournalMaths Stats and Operational Research Connections
Volume11
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2011

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