How To Use Authentic Learning Experiences in your Teaching

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Author (s): Khalid Almisnid, Emma Wales, Robert Whitham & Summia Zaher

Providing learners with the knowledge, skills and attitudes required for the roles they are undertaking are central pillars of medical education.  By making learning experiences more authentic, the learning process becomes more relevant and engaging to the learner, increasing their preparation for the real world.  In this paper we will describe the design elements of authentic learning and make suggestions on how you can bring authenticity into your teaching.

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