Category : Online Learning

eLearning Head-to-Head Trial Results

  This comparative analysis revealed that clinician learners who participated in the ArcheViewer-powered education demonstrated changes in knowledge and competence that were nearly FOUR-times greater than that of the control group who participated in a traditional online series utilizing the same primary video content.                    

MANUSCRIPT: Free open access medical education can help rural clinicians deliver ‘quality care, out there’.

Rural clinicians require expertise across a broad range of specialties, presenting difficulty in maintaining currency of knowledge and application of best practice. Free open access medical education is a new paradigm in continuing professional education. Use of the internet and social media allows a globally accessible crowd-sourced adjunct, providing inline

MANUSCRIPT: The Impact of Social Media on Dissemination and Implementation of Clinical Practice Guidelines: A Longitudinal Observational Study.

BACKGROUND: Evidence-based clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) are statements that provide recommendations to optimize patient care for a specific clinical problem or question. Merely reading a guideline rarely leads to implementation of recommendations. The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) has a formal process of guideline development and dissemination. The last few years

New Publication: “The Rise and Stall of eLearning: Best Practices for Technology-Supported Education”

The following editorial was recently published at J Contin Educ Nurs. 2015 Jul;46(7):292-4. Please contact me directly if you are interested in obtaining a pdf of the article. --- The Rise and Stall of eLearning: Best Practices for Technology-Supported Education “eLearning” is a commonly used term in education today, but what does it mean? This

Defining (real) learner engagement in online educational interventions

Over the weekend I came across an interesting article in the latest Alliance Almanac, "Defining Participants and Learners in CME: Standardizing Language for Online Activity Reporting." Access to this article is limited to Alliance members, but in a nutshell, here is the take-away: Showing the overall number of people who engaged in our online CME activities,

ABSTRACT: Evaluation of use of e-Learning in undergraduate radiology education: a review.

PURPOSE: The aim of this review is to investigate the evaluative outcomes present in the literature according to Kirkpatrick's learning model and to examine the nature and characteristics of the e-Learning interventions in radiology education at undergraduate level. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Four databases (PubMed, MEDLINE, Embase, Eric) are searched for publications related to

MANUSCRIPT: Medical student web-based formative assessment tool for renal pathology

BACKGROUND: Web-based formative assessment tools have become widely recognized in medical education as valuable resources for self-directed learning. OBJECTIVES: To explore the educational value of formative assessment using online quizzes for kidney pathology learning in our renal pathophysiology course. METHODS: Students were given unrestricted and optional access to quizzes. Performance on quizzed and non-quizzed materials

MANUSCRIPT: The social media index: measuring the impact of emergency medicine and critical care websites.

NTRODUCTION: The number of educational resources created for emergency medicine and critical care (EMCC) that incorporate social media has increased dramatically. With no way to assess their impact or quality, it is challenging for educators to receive scholarly credit and for learners to identify respected resources. The Social Media index (SMi)

RESOURCE: MIT Researchers: Crowdsourced Outlines Improve Learning from Videos

A team of researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University are using crowd-sourced conceptual outlines to help learners get more out of educational videos. The outlines can work as navigation tools, so that "viewers already familiar with some of a video's content can skip ahead, while others can backtrack

ABSTRACT: Designing spaces for the networked learning landscape

Abstract The concept of the learning landscape is used to explore the range of learning environments needed at multiple scales to better align with changes in the medical education curriculum. Four key scales that correspond to important types of learning spaces are identified: the classroom, the building, the campus and