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Development and validation of teacher and student questionnaires measuring inhibitors of curriculum viability - BMC Medical

blog post image Background Curriculum viability is determined by the degree to which quality standards have or have not been met, and by the inhibitors that affect attainment of those standards. The literature reports many ways to evaluate whether a curriculum reaches its quality standards, but less attention is paid...

Effectiveness of a serious game addressing guideline adherence: cohort study with 1.5-year follow-up Tobias Raupach. Insa

blog post image Background Patients presenting with acute shortness of breath and chest pain should be managed according to guideline recommendations. Serious games can be used to train clinical reasoning. However, only few studies have used outcomes beyond student satisfaction, and most of the published evidence is...

Keeping Student Trust

blog post image The report outlines a set of recommendations for institutions and campus administrators related to different uses of student data.

Rashomon approach to medical education.

blog post image "The Rashomon approach was named after the 1950 film, Rashomon. In this film, a single event, a homicide is described from the different perspectives of the characters. In the Rashomon approach, teachers, like film directors, need to fully understand the big pictures so that they can engage characters = students...

Covid vaccines cut risk of serious illness by 80% in over-80s

blog post image "The UK will soon be in a "very different world", government scientists promise after the success of the jabs."

A Convolutional Neural Network architecture for the recognition of cutaneous manifestations of COVID-19

blog post image To our best knowledge, this is the first machine learning-based study for automated detection of COVID-19 based on skin images and may provide a useful decision support tool for physicians to optimize contact-free COVID-19 triage, differential diagnosis of skin lesions and patient care. Mathur J, Chouhan...

Increasing Students Critical Thinking Skills and Learning Motivation Using Inquiry Mind Map

blog post image These researchers from Indonesia explore the use of inquiry-based models in encouraging critical thinking in medical students. "Critical thinking skills are very important to have for students given the rapid distribution of information. To promote the critical thinking skills of the student, it could...

Using Technology to Teach the Complex Science of Climate Change

blog post image "The world of education is no stranger to controversy. Every year, you'll find a splashy headline about how different school districts teach different versions of history from very different history textbooks. Or you'll encounter one special interest group or another objecting to teachers covering topics...

Effect of school closures on mortality from coronavirus disease 2019: old and new predictions

blog post image "It was predicted in March 2020 that in response to covid-19 a broad lockdown, as opposed to a focus on shielding the most vulnerable members of society, would reduce immediate demand for ICU beds at the cost of more deaths long term. The optimal strategy for saving lives in a covid-19 epidemic is different...

A deep learning system for differential diagnosis of skin diseases - PubMed: Skin conditions affect 1.9 billion people.

blog post image A deep learning system for differential diagnosis of skin diseases - PubMed: Skin conditions affect 1.9 billion people. Because of a shortage of dermatologists, most cases are seen instead by general practitioners with lower diagnostic accuracy. We present a deep learning system (DLS) to provide a differential...

Comparison of E-Learning, M-Learning and Game-based Learning in Programming Education – A Gendered Analysis: Learning

blog post image Comparison of E-Learning, M-Learning and Game-based Learning in Programming Education – A Gendered Analysis: Learning to code is considered as a difficult and challenging task for a significant number of novice programmers in programming education. Novice programmers have to acquire different skills...

Our itch to share helps spread Covid-19 misinformation

blog post image Our itch to share helps spread Covid-19 misinformation: Study finds social media sharing affects news judgment, but a quick exercise reduces the problem. Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office. ‘The study follows others Rand and Pennycook have conducted about explicitly political news, which similarly...

SARS-CoV-2-specific T cell immunity is seen in cases of COVID-19

blog post image SARS-CoV-2-specific T cell immunity in cases of COVID-19 and SARS, and uninfected controls: Memory T cells induced by previous pathogens can shape the susceptibility to, and clinical severity of, subsequent infections1. Little is known about the presence of pre-existing memory T cells in humans with...

Student Performance on an E-Learning Platform: Mixed Method Approach

blog post image Student Performance on an E-Learning Platform: Mixed Method Approach: E-learning is considered a leading application of digital technologies in educational systems. The aim of the paper is to explore the utilization and impact of digital technologies on an e-learning platform. For this purpose, research...

20 optical illusions and how they work.

blog post image Our vision works very differently to how we assume it might work. It uses a lot of shortcuts to quickly decipher the world and those shortcuts are usually correct. Sometimes though, our vision is fooled and it these quirky areas of processing where optical illusions work. This great list id from Listverse.

The Distinctions Between Theory, Theoretical Framework, and Conceptual Framework

blog post image "Health professions education (HPE) researchers are regularly asked to articulate their use of theory, theoretical frameworks, and conceptual frameworks in their research. However, all too often, these words are used interchangeably or without a clear understanding of the differences between these concepts....

5 Features of Modern Workplace Learning

blog post image "5 Features of Modern Workplace Learning - Modern Workplace Learning 2020: There is a big mismatch between how individuals acquire new knowledge and skills and what they value (discovery, discourse and doing), and what organisations focus on and value (didactics). Modern Workplace Learning (MWL) is an...

14 Different Types of Learning in Machine Learning.

blog post image 14 Different Types of Learning in Machine Learning: Machine learning is a large field of study that overlaps with and inherits ideas from many related fields such as artificial intelligence. The focus of the field is learning, that is, acquiring skills or knowledge from experience. Most commonly, this...

Teaching a difficult topic in medical genetics using a problem-based concept resembling a computer game.

blog post image Teaching a difficult topic using a problem-based concept resembling a computer game: development and evaluation of an e-learning application for medical molecular genetics: E-learning through serious gaming. Teaching concepts such as genetic testing and the digital literacy required to analyse data can...

Patient experience feedback in UK hospitals: What types are available and what are their potential roles in quality improvement

blog post image Patient experience feedback in UK hospitals: What types are available and what are their potential roles in quality improvement (QI)?: The comparative uses of different types of patient experience (PE) feedback as data within quality improvement (QI) are poorly understood. This paper reviews what types...