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May 1966


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From the University of Oregon School of Medicine, Portland, Ore.

Arch Dermatol. 1966;93(5):502. doi:10.1001/archderm.1966.01600230006002

Several years ago, it became apparent to many of us that it might be very useful to have a good look at what we were doing as teachers and just how effective we were. We have tried to make our conference goals realistic ones.

In 1964, we attempted to provide a workshop setting in which we could examine, with the help of educators, some of the more important factors which relate to the effective teaching and learning of dermatology at the undergraduate level. Last year, our major goal was simply to make ourselves aware of the need to consider some of the essential factors. We carried on a dissection of the objectives of dermatologic teaching, touched upon some aspects of the learning process, considered the necessary subject content of our teaching programs (or what we should be teaching), and became familiar with some of the principles of evaluation. It was

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