UM-CoP Faculty continue to innovate in the new curriculum and to share their insights with pharmacy educators. Below is a roundup of our recent publications.
Assessment and Evaluation
Professional Engagement of Pharmacy Students
Graduate student Dr. Ben Aronson, and Dr. Kristin Janke explore why a focus on Professional Engagement in pharmacy students is needed. Using the new Idea Paper category in Innovations in Pharmacy, this article utilizes a variety of forms of evidence to help the reader understand Professional Engagement more fully and provides thoughtful ways to advance this aspect of student development. Read the full article here.
Course and Curriculum Design
New Article Type – Methodology Matters
A new article type from Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning (CPTL) explores methodology, or the study of methods. The first two Methodology Matters articles were published in CPTL in the September-October 2015 issue – the first on rating scales and the second on rubrics. Dr. Kristin Janke and her colleagues at CPTL introduce Methodology Matters here.
Related Issues in Pharmacy Education
Career Placement of Doctor of Pharmacy Graduates
With the increasing number of pharmacy schools, are you curious about the placement of doctor of pharmacy graduates? Dr. Kristin Janke has collaborated with colleagues at 8 Midwestern Pharmacy Schools to shed some light on first employment and graduates’ perceptions of their job search. Read the full article here to learn more.