Pedagogical knowledge Management and its Application in Medical Education: A Research Synthesis Study

Ramazanzade, Khaironnesa and Ayati, Mohsen and Shokohifard, Hossein and Abedi, Farshid (2019) Pedagogical knowledge Management and its Application in Medical Education: A Research Synthesis Study. Future of Medical Education Journal, 9 (1). pp. 51-58.

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Background: Pedagogical knowledge management is the management of knowledge and experiences in teaching, assessment, learning theories, and classroom management, and other areas of education. An analytical study of the literature can be helpful in understanding the pedagogical knowledge management approach. Thus, this study aims to perform a synthesis research on the efficacy of pedagogical knowledge management and to explain its applications and strategies. Methods: The method of this study is the qualitative research synthesis. Data was gathered through searching library resources, theses, and articles in the Google Scholar, Science Direct, SID, Springer, IEEE, and Eric databases. In order to search the domestic and foreign databases, keywords have been used without time limits. A total of 3227 published research papers were identified and 66 of them were selected for analysis. Results: The results of analyzing the studies showed that knowledge management is effective in the field of education and is widely used in the professional development of professors, lesson study, upgrading qualification, curriculum development, evidence-based education, lifelong learning, teaching design and clinical reasoning. According to the results of the research, among approaches regarding knowledge management in education are establishing learning communities, storytelling, knowledge management platforms such as wiki, web2, blogs, etc. Conclusion: The results of this study show the widespread use of pedagogical knowledge management in all areas of education; therefore, identification and implementation of practical strategies such as virtual and real learning communities of professors, storytelling, the establishment of the thoughts room for the proper management of pedagogical knowledge are suggested.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WA Public Health
Divisions: Journals > Future Medical Education J
Depositing User: fmej fmej
Date Deposited: 06 Apr 2019 05:49
Last Modified: 06 Apr 2019 05:49

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