Introduction and Acknowledgements

This student-authored open textbook was developed for the Health Professions Education program (College of Education, University of Saskatchewan), and represents a collection of work submitted by graduate students enrolled in the course ECUR 836: Teaching Methodologies: Facilitating Learning Through Teaching. Chapter content was authored by the graduate students credited on each page within the book.

Open Educational Resources (OERs) are defined as “teaching, learning, and research resources that reside in the public domain or have been released under an intellectual property license that permits their free use and re-purposing by others” (Hewlett Foundation). All original and revised content in this book is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. Under the terms of the CC BY-NC-SA license, you are free to copy, redistribute, modify or adapt this book as long as you provide attribution. You may not use the material for commercial purposes. If you remix, transform, or build upon the material, you must distribute your contributions under the same license as the original. Additionally, if you redistribute this textbook, in whole or in part, in either a print or digital format, then you must retain on every physical and/or electronic page an attribution to the original author(s).

This book was made possible through a collaboration between:

  • Dr. Kalyani Premkumar (MBBS, MD, MSc(MedEd), PhD, MBA), Professor, Department of Community Health and Epidemiology, Lead, Masters in Education (Health Professions Education), College of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan and ECUR 836 Course Developer and Instructor;
  • Julie Maier (M.Ed), Instructional Designer, Distance Education Unit, University of Saskatchewan; and
  • The numerous graduate students who have shared their intellectual work herein.

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