Journal article

The power of simulation: a large-scale narrative analysis of learners' experiences

Margaret Bearman, Jennene Greenhill, Debra Nestel

Medical Education | WILEY | Published : 2019


CONTEXT: Simulation-based education (SBE) includes a broad spectrum of simulation activities, which are individually well researched. An extensive literature reports on SBE methods, topics and modalities, but there are limited studies investigating how simulation as a holistic phenomenon promotes learning. This study seeks to identify the ways in which health professionals narrate powerful SBE experiences and through this to understand in what ways SBE may influence learning. METHODS: Three hundred and twenty-seven narratives about powerful learning through SBE were gathered from participants' online reflections from a national faculty development programme in SBE. Narrative and thematic ana..

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