Category : Online Learning

ABSTRACT: The use of a virtual learning environme… [J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2012] – PubMed – NCBI

Abstract The use of journal clubs and, more recently, case-based discussions in order to stimulate debate among orthopaedic surgeons lies at the heart of orthopaedic training and education. A virtual learning environment can be used as a platform to host virtual journal clubs and case-based discussions. This has many advantages in

ABSTRACT: Available, intuitive and free! Building e-learning… [Med Teach. 2012] – PubMed – NCBI

Abstract Background: E-learning is part of the mainstream in medical education and often provides the most efficient and effective means of engaging learners in a particular topic. However, translating design and content ideas into a useable product can be technically challenging, especially in the absence of information technology (IT) support. There

ABSTRACT: Mobile computing in medical education… [Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2012] – PubMed – NCBI

Abstract PURPOSE OF REVIEW: There is an increasing importance of incorporating mobile computing into the academic medical environment. A growing majority of physicians, residents and medical students currently use mobile devices for education, access to clinical information and to facilitate bedside care. Therefore, it is important to assess the current opportunities and

ABSTRACT: eMedOffice: A web-based collaborative serious g… [BMC Med Educ. 2012] – PubMed – NCBI

ABSTRACT: BACKGROUND: Preparing medical students for the takeover or the start-up of a medical practice is an important challenge in Germany today. Therefore, this paper presents a computer-aided serious game (eMedOffice) developed and currently in use at the RWTH Aachen University Medical School. The game is part of the attempt to teach

ABSTRACT: Outcomes analysis of Internet-based… [Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat. 2012] – PubMed – NCBI

Abstract A well designed outcomes research study was performed in which 20 primary care physicians were selected to participate. Each physician had more than 30 fibromyalgia patients in their practice. The study design consisted of four phases. In phase one, physicians undertook a self-assessment of their practice. Phase two of the

ABSTRACT: Blended learning in anesthesia educat… [Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2012] – PubMed – NCBI

Abstract PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Educators in anesthesia residency programs across the country are facing a number of challenges as they attempt to integrate blended learning techniques in their curriculum. Compared with the rest of higher education, which has made advances to varying degrees in the adoption of online learning anesthesiology education has

ABSTRACT: A critical examination of the time and workload in… [Med Teach. 2012] – PubMed – NCBI

Abstract Background: Although there is increasing pressure on Universities to implement e-learning, this 'glorious revolution' has been met with disappointing results and universities have struggled to engage academic staff, who are major stakeholders, with its use. Although literature suggests online teaching adds to traditional faculty workload, information surrounding the actual 'cost'

ABSTRACT: Impact of interactive web-based education… [J Med Internet Res. 2012] – PubMed – NCBI

Abstract BACKGROUND: The effects of various educational strategies have been examined in continuing medical education. Web-based learning has emerged as an alternative to ordinary classroom lessons. OBJECTIVE: To investigate whether an interactive Web-based course including personal guidance via email or cellular phone texting may be used to improve practice behavior of general practitioners in