The physiology of teaching: Getting the balance right

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Using three human body systems as a metaphor, this paper will discuss how the art of teaching, including the conditions in which students thrive can remedy longstanding curriculum diseases. Based on the concept of a living curriculum, the importance of curiosity, exposing vulnerability, social and collaborative learning, communication and reflective learning processes in transforming teaching and inspiring learning will be explored.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages6
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 15 Sept 2020


  • living curriculum
  • student engagement
  • curiosity
  • reflection
  • social learning
  • collaborative learning
  • communication
  • interprofessional

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