Teaching Social Behavior to Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders Using Social Stories[Tm]: Implications for School-Based Practice (Report)

Teaching Social Behavior to Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders Using Social Stories[Tm]: Implications for School-Based Practice (Report)

Introduction Autism spectrum disorders (ASD), which include autism, Asperger’s Syndrome (AS), and pervasive developmental disorder-not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS), are a group of disorders characterized by a host of difficulties with social interactions, communication, and repetitive behaviors or interests (American Psychiatric Association, 2000). Although currently defined by a triad of impairments, difficulties with social relationships and […]

Teaching Web 2.0 Technologies Using Web 2.0 Technologies (Report)

Teaching Web 2.0 Technologies Using Web 2.0 Technologies (Report)

INTRODUCTION The Medical Library Association’s (MLA’s) Task Force on Social Networking Software was created by President Mark E. Funk, AHIP, in May 2007 during MLA ’07, MLA’s annual meeting. The task force was charged with investigating issues relating to MLA’s implementation of blogs, wilds, really simple syndication (RSS) feeds, and other social networking tools in […]

Teaching Atlas of Vascular and Non-vascular Interventional Radiology

Teaching Atlas of Vascular and Non-vascular Interventional Radiology

This new book in Thieme’s highly successful Teaching Atlas series provides 75 cases that cover the full range of vascular and nonvascular interventional procedures frequently performed in clinical practice. Brief sections summarizing the clinical presentation, radiologic studies, diagnosis, and treatment guide the reader through each stage of management. For each case the authors provide the […]

Bringing Evidence to Practice: A Team Approach to Teaching Skills Required for an Informationist Role in Evidence-Based Clinical and Public Health Practice * ([Dagger]) (Report)

Bringing Evidence to Practice: A Team Approach to Teaching Skills Required for an Informationist Role in Evidence-Based Clinical and Public Health Practice * ([Dagger]) (Report)

Objective: The objectives were (1) to develop an academic, graduate-level course designed for information professionals seeking to bring evidence to clinical medicine and public health practice and to address, in the course approach, the “real-world” time constraints of these domains and (2) to further specify and realize identified elements of the “informationist” concept. Setting: The […]

Training the Trainers: Teaching Clinician Educators to Provide Information Literacy Skills Feedback (Report)

Training the Trainers: Teaching Clinician Educators to Provide Information Literacy Skills Feedback (Report)

INTRODUCTION “Competency-based education focuses on learner performance in reaching specific objectives goals and objectives in the curriculum” [1]. At the time of this writing, the Stanford University School of Medicine (SOM) was in the process of developing a comprehensive competency-based curriculum with an emphasis on providing students with feedback on their performance. Feedback is defined […]