Table 5

Learning, research and assessment of learning

Characteristic

Number (Percentage)


Strategies to promote understanding and learning

Structured group discussions

20 (90.9)

Peer feedback

16 (72.7)

Mentorship

15 (68.2)

Self-directed learning

21 (95.5)

Peer assessment

13 (59.1)

Portfolios

7 (31.8)

Community projects including community diagnosis

15 (68.2)


Research during community-based training

There is a research component

10 (45.5)

There is operations research

5 (22.7)

Site tutors are involved (participate)

7 (31.8)

There is community diagnoses

9 (40.9)

Research is evaluated and marks are awarded

9 (40.9)

Research done as a follow up on community diagnosis

7 (31.8)

CBE sites/community receive feedback on findings

6 (27.2)

Trainees has prior knowledge: in research methodology

16 (72.7)

in data analysis

17 (77.3)

in report writing

18 (81.8)

Trainees have facilities for literature review:

print media

13 (59.1)

electronic resources

7 (31.8)


Assessment methods used

Observed activities, assessment with feedback

21 (95.5)

Log books

10 (45.5)

Oral reports (debriefing)

19 (86.4)

Peer assessment

17 (77.3)

Written reports

21 (95.5)

Progressive examinations at the institutions

17 (77.3)

A summative examination at the institutions

20 (90.9)

Presentation to a panel of examiners

6 (27.2)


Kaye et al. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2011 11(Suppl 1):S4   doi:10.1186/1472-698X-11-S1-S4

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