The University of Southampton
University of Southampton Institutional Repository

Pedagogy for interprofessional education – what do we know and how can we evaluate it?

Payler, Jane, Meyer, Edgar and Humphris, Debra (2008) Pedagogy for interprofessional education – what do we know and how can we evaluate it? Learning in Health and Social Care, 7, (2), pp. 64-78. (doi:10.1111/j.1473-6861.2008.00175.x).

Record type: Article

Abstract

Locating this paper in the wider context of evaluations of interprofessional education (IPE), this review explores the knowledge base of the pedagogic processes for interprofessional education. The article concentrates on evidence for professionals in health, social care and education, the challenges involved in IPE and the challenges involved in evaluating IPE. Although IPE is widely discussed, detailed descriptions of the underlying pedagogy are scarce. The paper aims to provide a more detailed account of the approaches to learning and teaching in IPE. A literature review was undertaken to collate information on approaches to IPE, concentrating primarily on identifying descriptions of pedagogical features for pre- and post-registration training and continuing professional development. The review identifies a number of pedagogical models and educational processes underpinning IPE. Although the findings indicate that social-constructivist approaches, small group working and problem-based learning are often referred to, evidence of pedagogical models used in IPE and ways of developing evidence of their effectiveness and usefulness are still limited. Based on the discussion of some challenges that face IPE in general and the evaluation of IPE in particular, the authors propose the need for a theoretical framework that conceptualizes learning by taking into account the wider context of learning and the pedagogy that is employed during IPE. Reference is made to a framework which would respond to evidence in the literature that evaluations of IPE need to take into consideration different, complimentary sources of data that go beyond traditional, often positivist evaluations.

Full text not available from this repository.

More information

Published date: June 2008
Keywords: interprofessional education, evaluation, impact, interprofessional, pedagogy, interprofessional learning, IPE, IPL

Identifiers

Local EPrints ID: 51252
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/51252
ISSN: 1473-6853
PURE UUID: 19e0f0e1-d0bc-4661-a47d-ef3062fa4bc6

Catalogue record

Date deposited: 15 May 2008
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 14:49

Export record

Altmetrics

Contributors

Author: Jane Payler
Author: Edgar Meyer
Author: Debra Humphris

University divisions

Download statistics

Downloads from ePrints over the past year. Other digital versions may also be available to download e.g. from the publisher's website.

View more statistics

Atom RSS 1.0 RSS 2.0

Contact ePrints Soton: eprints@soton.ac.uk

ePrints Soton supports OAI 2.0 with a base URL of http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/cgi/oai2

This repository has been built using EPrints software, developed at the University of Southampton, but available to everyone to use.

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue without changing your settings, we will assume that you are happy to receive cookies on the University of Southampton website.

×