Donn Weinholtz

Donn Weinholtz
University of Hartford · Department of Education

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August 1991 - present
University of Hartford
Position
  • Managing Director
September 1989 - August 1991
East Tennessee State University
Position
  • Professor (Associate)

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Publications (26)
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This is a manual that we created to assist us in teaching conflict resolution skills to Rwandan public school teachers. It draws heavily on the Leadership Effectiveness Training skills developed by Thomas Gordon, as well as the Help Increase Peace Program manual developed by the American Friends Service Committee
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For 8 years, I served as founding editor and co-editor of Quaker Higher Education, a publication of Friends Association for Higher Education.
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The authors discuss the evolution of the Rwandan Teacher Education Program, and the challenges of expanding it beyond Rwanda's borders. Particular attention is paid to the conflict-resolution aspect of the program, based on the American Friends Service Committee's Help Increase Peace Program.
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It is the first volume in the Friends Association for Higher Education series, Quakers in the Disciplines (Paul Anderson, ed.) and it is published by Full Media Services for FAHE
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A Soviet dissident poet, a Lithuanian basketball phenom, a baseball legend, a KGB spy and a dormitory full of oddballs; all together on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus. What more could you want in a love story? By Grace A. on April 29, 2015 Format: Paperback This is a book that has really impressed me with its eclectic set of characters, all of whom in...
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5.0 out of 5 starsLearning to laugh, learning to cry, over Longing to Live... By Bill Taylor on March 14, 2002 As a psychiatrist, I've learned to control my emotions... most of the time. Or at least sometimes. When I'm reading, I don't often laugh aloud and I never cry--until I read "Longing to Live...Learning to Die." Donn Weinhortz had me crying...
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Through presentation of two case studies, this article illustrates just how ambiguous and misleading results from quantitative studies can be if not supplemented by qualitative data. The focus is on the salvaging power of qualitative methods and their ability to ensure some return on an investment that might otherwise be partially or completely los...
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Teaching During Rounds is a compact, practical handbook designed to help attending physicians and residents improve their teaching skills, specifically in the context of medical rounds. Donn Weinholtz and Janine Edwards focus on the types of rounds usually encountered on inpatient services in departments of internal medicine or pediatrics, but the...
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A participant observation study of teaching during attending rounds, informed by other medical education and medical sociology studies, explored the teamwork patterns learned by medical students and physicians in teaching hospitals. Within clinical medical education, there exists a distinctive authority structure that nurtures competition and colla...
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Thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Iowa, 1989. Includes bibliographical references (p. 148-153).
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This study examined the effects of a program in which 28 attending physicians’ teaching behaviors were recorded by trained observers for a 5‐day period, the physicians’ teaching effectiveness was rated by learners, and the physicians were provided with recommendations for behavioral change during individual consultations. Fourteen physicians random...
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Two separate reliability studies were conducted on an observational instrument derivedfrom previous qualitative research and designedfor collecting data on teaching behaviors demonstrated by attending physicians during attending rounds. The first study involved five observers coding 17 20-minute, videotaped segments of attending rounds. The second...
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Interpreting qualitative data in the context of existing theories is a process frequently alluded to, but rarely discussed in detail. This article is a case study illustrating how existing theories and research findings were used to enrich a qualitative, preassessment study examining effective teaching by attending physicians. The investigators adv...
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A model for distinguishing effective and ineffective educational practices in experiential learning settings is described. The model is an adaptation of Hare's developmental phases of successful learning in classroom settings. During the orientation phase, the instructor communicates to learners what they are expected to accomplish. In the experien...
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This paper reports from an ethnographic study examining different instructional approaches among clinical instructors in a department of internal medicine. The focus of the paper is on different questioning styles adopted by the instructors during student case presentations and the impact of these questioning styles on medical students. A means of...
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No abstract available. (C) 1983 Association of American Medical Colleges
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This article has no abstract; the first 100 words appear below. THE task faced by the clinical teacher "is unique in the entire realm of teaching. In no other field does the nature of the material demand of the teacher this degree of preparedness without preparation. We suggest that the problem of learning how to teach as a clinician deserves much...
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The literature on computer-based instruction in the basic medical sciences was examined to assess the efficacy of such instruction and to make recommendations about the design of future studies. The research did not indicate that the performance of students is improved with computer-based instruction, although it did indicate that they spent less t...
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This paper outlines a planning process for teachers to follow when designing an assessment of student attitudes. The guidelines presented are drawn from the literature on attitudinal measurement and from the authors' instructional experience. They are stated in terms which are general enough to encompass attitudinal measurement in a wide range of i...

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