Instructional design framework for the sex and gender-specific health multimedia case-based learning modules

Steven M. Crooks, Jongpil Cheon, Robert Casanova, Marjorie Jenkins

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Abstract

The goal of the Sex and Gender Specific Health (SGSH) curriculum at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) is to advance the understanding of sex/gender differences, increase the awareness of gender-specific health issues, and improve the knowledge of sex and gender evidence-based medicine. The purpose of this paper is to explain the development and theoretical rationale for an important aspect of the curriculum: the SGSH Multimedia Case-Based Learning Modules (MCBLMs). The MCBLMs are designed to be used throughout the TTUHSC curriculum as a stand-alone or a supplementary instructional resource. The MCBLMs provide students with authentic learning opportunities that integrate the learning of SGSH with more traditional clinical knowledge and skills. The MCBLMs are specifically designed to enhance students' clinical reasoning and decision-making skills by portraying realistic clinical scenarios. In this way, students are able to practice effective SGSH as competent health-care professionals.

Original languageEnglish
Article number49
JournalBiology of Sex Differences
Volume7
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 14 2016

Keywords

  • Case-based learning module
  • Sex and Gender Specific Health
  • Sex and gender

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