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erpwood



Joined: 23 Nov 2004
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Location: China

PostPosted: Tue Nov 23, 2004 12:53 am    Post subject: First day anxiety Reply with quote

I am teaching an intesive program to senior medical students in China and having some trouble putting together my lesson plan for the first day. While highly educated, they are still at an elementry level. This is my first class teaching alone and wasn't sure of the best way to start things off. Any suggestions?
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JeanRezende



Joined: 24 Nov 2004
Posts: 22
Location: Brazil

PostPosted: Thu Nov 25, 2004 11:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Since they are elementar, I believe you should you use elementary stuff.

I don't believe being doctors makes them different.

If the group get the basic now you will probably have no major problems with all skills in the future.

A lot of courses - not just the intensive ones - fail not providing students with the basic .

Someone needs to help them to get "the basic"!!!
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lelo



Joined: 29 Dec 2005
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 30, 2006 5:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

i think you have to be ready to be flexible. it's hard to know exactly what's going to work before meeting the students.

maybe you could prepare two different lessons (beginner and intermediate) and then ask questions to the students, picking a plan based on their level.

good luck!
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