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Letters to the Editor

More on instructor quality

The recent letter to the editor1 about the need to address instructor quality in the accreditation standards for colleges of veterinary medicine struck a chord with me. I know through personal experience that students may learn very little from courses with poor instructors. Thus, I agree with Drs. Royal and Bailey that it would be beneficial for veterinary colleges to provide their instructors with training opportunities to increase teaching effectiveness. However, I do not believe that simply offering such courses would ensure quality instruction. I would like to add to their suggestion by recommending