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L2 IMPACT! Critical Appraisal of Educational Literature (ESSENTIAL)

Workshop Date(s):

14 Aug 2019 (Wed) | 1300 - 1700 | Duke-NUS, Level 3, Training Room 3D

Facilitator: Dr Cristelle Chow, Dr Veena Rajkumar, Dr Sashikumar Ganapathy and Asst Prof Foo Yang Yann

As an EDUCATOR, have you ever wondered why students who attended lectures tended to be less able to apply their knowledge in the ward when compared to their peers who engaged in active learning? If your curiosity about such EDUCATIONAL phenomena is prompting you to engage in EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH, then this workshop is for you.  

It will equip you with skills on how to locate quality EDUCATIONAL LITERATURE and critique its content. By so doing you are critically appraising EDUCATIONAL LITERATURE which establishes your credibility as an EDUCATIONAL RESEARCHER

Please note that this workshop will NOT look at literature related to quality improvement projects, clinical or health services & systems research. Those domains fall under the purview of Academic Medicine Research Institute (AMRI)


This workshop is part of the Level 2 Advanced Educators Workshops, designed to help interprofessional educators develop advanced competencies in the IMPACT! Domain.

After attending this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Locate educational literature using databases and search engines 
  • Distinguish between good and less reputable educational literature 
  • Critique educational literature using a framework


  • Applicants are expected to bring their own individual laptops/notebooks to the workshop

Class Size:

8 to 12 participants


0.5 Day

About the Facilitators:

  • Dr Cristelle Chow - Associate Consultant, Pediatrics, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital
  • Dr Veena Rajkumar - Consultant, Pediatrics, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital
  • Dr Sashikumar Ganapathy - Consultant, Pediatrics, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital
  • Asst Prof Foo Yang Yann - Assistant Professor, Academic Medicine Education Institute

Course Fee*:

This ½-day workshop is chargeable at S$250, subjected to prevailing GST rates.

*Course fee is subject to change


For 14 Aug 2019 session, please register by 31 Jul 2019! Click here.