McMaster University

McMaster University

Self-Directed Learning

The CHSE Program is committed to fostering learning activities that enhance knowledge, skills, and competencies needed for clinical and professional practice. We encourage the use of the practice environment as a stimulus for learning and to develop, implement and document the outcome of learning.

Types of Self-directed learning available through the CHSE Program:

  • Coaching
  • Consultation with CPD Educator
  • The Practice Based Small Group (PBSG):

Incorporating Self-Directed Learning in Large-Group activities:

  • Concurrent workshops, clinical skills stations and roundtable discussions with experts (Lunch with the Professor).
  • Self- Assessment Programs (SAP): pre and post knowledge assessment questionnaire.
  • Case-based and clinical-query-based lectures.
  • 25% interactivity.
  • Practice reflection tools in conjunction with group learning activities:

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