MMU Good Practice Exchange

 

Bringing Case Studies to Life

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Leah Greene, Senior Lecturer in Clinical Simulation, has been experimenting with ways to add life to case studies. As part of a Health Education North West funded project, Leah exchanged a written case study for a professionally filmed 'drama' for a mentorship training course. These were released sequentially during the course, as though happening in real time.

A technique that Leah has used to add life to these simulated stories is to use social media. Giving her characters social media profiles to reveal personal insights adds a different layer to the case study.

Contact Details:

Leah Greene
HPSC
email: l.greene@mmu.ac.uk

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