Category : Medical Education

ABSTRACT: Twelve tips for using Twitter as a learning tool i… [Med Teach. 2013] – PubMed – NCBI

Abstract Background: Twitter is an online social networking service, accessible from any Internet-capable device. While other social networking sites are online confessionals or portfolios of personal current events, Twitter is designed and used as a vehicle to converse and share ideas. For this reason, we believe that Twitter may be the

“Being the Best We Can Be”: Medical Students’ Refle… [Acad Med. 2012] – PubMed – NCBI

Abstract PURPOSE: To examine attitudes, self-reported behaviors, and intended actions related to medical students' use of online social media after an educational intervention. via "Being the Best We Can Be": Medical Students' Refle... [Acad Med. 2012] - PubMed - NCBI.

ABSTRACT: Practical guidance: the use of social media in… [J Oncol Pract. 2012] – PubMed – NCBI

Abstract The penetration of social media into modern society has become a worldwide cultural phenomenon. Social media use widely accessible Web-based and mobile technologies to facilitate the creation and sharing of user-generated content in a collaborative and social manner. The uptake of social media in medicine provides new opportunities for health

ABSTRACT: Lessons Learned from the ASN Renal Edu… [Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2013] – PubMed – NCBI

Abstract Nephrology ranks next to last in career choices among US medical school graduates. The American Society of Nephrology established a Workforce Committee to help address this issue. Surveys of US medical students indicate that experiences during kidney pathophysiology courses in the preclerkship years may impact their decision to consider a

ABSTRACT: Collaborative online learning: a new approach to di… [Acad Med. 2002] – PubMed – NCBI

Abstract OBJECTIVE: Continuing medical education (CME) has not taken advantage of the ability to communicate and collaborate online. Collaborative learning is an important learning principle, yet online CME programs are generally completed in a one-on-one relationship between the computer and the learner. This limits opportunities for reflective learning, and does not access

ABSTRACT: The nature of the interaction between partic… [Teach Learn Med. 2005] – PubMed – NCBI

Abstract BACKGROUND: MDcme.ca offers an online asynchronous continuing medical education (CME) environment for family physicians. The nature of participation in online CME using computer-mediated conferencing (CMC) discussion systems and the characteristics of interaction between participants and facilitators is not well understood. via The nature of the interaction between partic... [Teach Learn Med. 2005]

ABSTRACT: Evaluation of an Interactiv… [Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract. 2005] – PubMed – NCBI

Abstract PURPOSE: This study sought to assess the introduction of a web-based innovation in medical education that complements traditional problem-based learning curricula. Utilizing the case method as its fundamental educational approach, the Interactive Case-based Online Network (ICON) allows students to interact with each other, faculty and a virtual patient in difficult neurological

ABSTRACT: The impact of E-learning in medical education. [Acad Med. 2006] – PubMed – NCBI

Abstract The authors provide an introduction to e-learning and its role in medical education by outlining key terms, the components of e-learning, the evidence for its effectiveness, faculty development needs for implementation, evaluation strategies for e-learning and its technology, and how e-learning might be considered evidence of academic scholarship. E-learning is

ABSTRACT: To the Point: reviews in medical educati… [Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2006] – PubMed – NCBI

Abstract Computer technology is rapidly changing the way educators can interact with their students. This article reviews the research regarding the integration of online computer-assisted instructional materials into medical education. via To the Point: reviews in medical educati... [Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2006] - PubMed - NCBI.

ABSTRACT: Facilitating interpersonal interac… [J Contin Educ Health Prof. 2006] – PubMed – NCBI

Abstract INTRODUCTION: An earlier study of physicians' perceptions of interactive online learning showed that these were shaped both by program design and quality and the quality and quantity of interpersonal interaction. We explore instructor roles in enhancing online learning through interpersonal interaction and the learning theories that inform these. METHODS: This was a qualitative