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Microanalysis of face-to-face dialogue (MFD), that is, the detailed and replicable examination of any aspect of observable communicative behavior as it occurs, moment by moment, in a face-to-face dialogue (Bavelas, Gerwing, Healing, & Tomori, 2016) to examine professional conversations. MFD is an inductive methodology which uses detailed operational definitions and analysis rules, rather than relying on subjective judgment, to produce high inter-analyst agreement (Bavelas et al., 2016). MFD principles are applicable to teaching, training, and supervising clinicians in our CFT program.
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UNLV Best Teaching Practices Expo 2019
Microanalysis; Marriage and family therapy
Educational Methods | Higher Education | University Extension
Jordan, Sara Smock, "Using Microanalysis (MFD) to Teach & Train Students" (2019). UNLV Best Teaching Practices Expo. 62.