6Ts Teaching Tips for evidence-based practitioners

Cook, Deborah; Figurski, Jan; Patel, Rakesh; Burneo, Jorge; Langlands, Sandra; Keitz, Sheri
March 2008
ACP Journal Club;Mar/Apr2008, Vol. 148 Issue 2, p2
Academic Journal
The article focuses on 4Ts Teaching Tips, a teaching tool developed by librarian Jan Figurski and tutor trainee Rakesh Patel at a McMaster Evidence-Based Practice Workshop, which was expanded to the 6Ts Teaching Tips. The overall objective of the tool is to provide a touchstone to plan, conduct, and evaluate a teaching session. The six Ts of the tool stands for time management, teamwork, tools, triage (a skill crucial to teachers on the fly), tone and take-home messages respectively.


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