PRISE Curriculum

Overview of educational scholarship and applicable theories

  • Research compass
  • Educational scholarship criteria
  • Overview of research designs (quantitative and qualitative)
  • Ethics and IRB
  • Key education theories applicable to medical education
  • Theoretical frameworks to guide medical education research

Curriculum design

  • Framework for curriculum design
  • Needs assessment
  • Educational goals and objectives
  • Curriculum implementation
  • Frameworks for curriculum/program evaluation

Overview of quantitative research

  • From topic of interest to formulating research questions
  • Experimental study design
  • Non-experimental study design
  • Sampling
  • Determining important educational outcomes and end points
  • Basic statistics

Overview of qualitative research

  • Differences from quantitative research
  • Approaches to qualitative research
  • Research questions and steps
  • Data sources and collection: Focus groups, Interviews, Observation
  • Data analysis in qualitative research
  • Methods to ensure rigor

Survey design and development

  • Developing surveys
  • Designing and testing survey measures¬†
  • Assessing knowledge and attitudes (subjective measures)
  • Assessing competencies and behaviors (objective measures)

Approach to assessment and program evaluation in medical education

  • Principles of assessment
  • Evaluating teaching- OSTE, peer observation
  • Metrics of rigor- reliability, validity
  • Program evaluation frameworks

Technology enhanced teaching

  • Applications of different technology formats
  • Using simulation in teaching and learning
  • Designing online learning formats
  • Social media in education
  • Designing apps

Presenting your scholarship

  • Preparing abstracts
  • Preparing posters
  • Writing manuscripts

Innovations in medical education

  • Disruptive innovation
  • Design thinking
  • Managing change
  • Leadership development