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This module was written by Clare Morris, Associate Dean, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Postgraduate Medical School, Programme Lead MA in Medical Education, University of Bedfordshire, and Educational Lead, East of England Trainer Development Programme.  The module relates to areas 2 and 3 of the Professional Development Framework for Supervisors in the London Deanery.

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Billett S (2002) Toward a workplace pedagogy: guidance, participation and engagement. Adult Education Quarterly. 53: 27–43.

Billet S (2004) Workplace participatory practices: conceptualising workplaces as learning environments. Journal of Workplace Learning. 16: 312–24.

Bleakley A (2002) Pre-registration House Officers and ward-based learning: a new apprenticeship model. Medical Education. 36: 9–15.

Bleakley A (2006) Broadening conceptions of learning in medical education: the message from team-working. Medical Education. 40: 150–7.

Griffiths T and Guile D (1999)  Pedagogy in workbased contexts. In: Mortimore P. Understanding Pedagogy and it’s Impact on Learning. Sage, London.

Higham J and Steer P (2004) Gender gap in undergraduate experience and performance in obstetrics and gynaecology: analysis of clinical experience logs. British Medical Journal. 328: 142–3.

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Swanwick T (2005)  Informal Learning in Postgraduate Medical Education: from cognitivism to ‘culturism’. Medical Education. 39: 859–65.

Wenger E (1998) Communities of Practice: learning, meaning and Identity. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

Further reading

Evans K, Hodkinson P, Rainbird H and Unwin L (2006) Improving Workplace Learning. Routledge, London.

Gordon J (2003) ABC of learning and teaching in medicine: one-to-one teaching and feedback. British Medical Journal. 326: 543–5.

Irby D and Wilkerson L (2008) Teaching when time is limited. British Medical Journal. 336: 384–7.

Lake F and Hamdorf J (2004) Teaching on the run tip no. 5: teaching a skill. Medical Journal of Australia. 181: 327–8.

Lake F and Ryan G (2004) Teaching on the run tip no 4: teaching with patients. Medical Journal of Australia. 181: 158–9.

Lake F and Vickery A (2006) Teaching on the run tip no 14: teaching in ambulatory care. Medical Journal of Australia. 185: 166–7.

Spencer J (2003) ABC of learning and teaching in medicine: learning and teaching in the clinical environment. British Medical Journal. 326: 591–4.

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