10 June 2006, 10.00 – 14.00 h
Righting Citing—principles and strategies for editors and translators
TEXT B—for pre-workshop preparation
What citing problems can you see in the following text taken from the Introduction of an article published in an international psychiatry journal?* How might you help an author see and resolve the difficulties?
... The theory of adult learning, identified and popularized
by Knowles, describes four distinct qualities of adult learners: self-directedness,
resourcefulness for learning from life experience, motivation from tasks
required for the performance of social roles, and problem-centered learning
(1). Knowles' adult learning theory was a theoretical cornerstone in the
transformation of lecture-based curricula into self-directed, problem-based
learning programs throughout North American undergraduate medical schools
and formed the basis of continuing medical education (CME) models of life-long
*Keri-Leigh Cassidy. The Adult Learner Rediscovered: Psychiatry
Residents' Push for Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Training and a Learner-Driven
Model of Educational Change. Acad Psychiatry 2004 28: 215-220.