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Factors affecting the uptake of new medicines: a systematic literature review - BMC Health Services Research Lublóy, Ágnes.

blog post image "This systematic literature review has provided insights into the factors that affect new drug uptake—primarily, doctors’ scientific orientation, prescribing habits, exposure to pharmaceutical marketing, and interpersonal communication." "Background The successful diffusion of new drugs is crucial...

Blended learning is brighter, broader, and here to stay - eCampus News

blog post image Blended learning has transformed higher education during the COVID-19 pandemic, and institutions should continue to leverage its benefits.

Using Markov chain model to evaluate medical students’ trajectory on progress tests and predict USMLE step 1 scores---a

blog post image Background Medical students must meet curricular expectations and pass national licensing examinations to become physicians. However, no previous studies explicitly modeled stages of medical students acquiring basic science knowledge. In this study, we employed an innovative statistical model to characterize...

Medical educators’ beliefs about teaching, learning, and knowledge: development of a new framework

blog post image Interesting paper about beliefs among medical educators. This has been developed with a qualitative study of undergraduate educators but the framework makes for good reading for those of us involved in urging colleagues and expert speakers to become more learner-centred. "The sharp divide between...

The role of motivational profiles in learning problem-solving and self-assessment skills with video modeling examples Lisette

blog post image In the current study, we examine the role of situation-specific motivational profiles in the effectiveness of video modeling examples for learning problem-solving and self-assessment accuracy in the domain of biology. A sample of 342 secondary school students participated in our study. Latent profile...

Over 27,000 students share how colleges and universities could improve digital learning

blog post image "A Jisc survey of 27,069 higher and further education students reveals that most are pleased with their digital learning, but areas such as wellbeing, mental health and staff digital skills need more attention." Get the basics right (like college WiFi)Make learning sessions more interactive Record lessons...

COVID-19 has transformed education – here are the 5 innovations we should keep

blog post image "Five changes made to higher education during COVID-19 will be beneficial afterwards, according to an expert, including more creative assessment methods." Whilst this is written from the perspective of university education this authentic, rich, and active learning approach can and should be applied to...

Some like it hot: don’t forget to warm up online learning spaces

blog post image ‘Warming up’ the screen needs to become a priority for educators, especially for video-based tutorials and seminars, says Lucinda McKnight

NHS sets up mental health hubs for staff traumatised by Covid

blog post image Forty hubs in England will field calls from frontline staff and contact those at higher risk directly

Adaptive tutorials versus web-based resources in radiology: a mixed methods analysis in junior doctors of efficacy and engagement:

blog post image Adaptive tutorials versus web-based resources in radiology: a mixed methods analysis in junior doctors of efficacy and engagement: Radiology education is limited in undergraduate Medicine programs. Junior doctors might not have the necessary background to effectively order and interpret diagnostic imaging...

Google Brings Back Human Moderators for YouTube Content

blog post image Google Brings Back Human Moderators for YouTube Content | Digital Trends: More human moderators are going back to work to oversee YouTube content, taking over from automated systems that admittedly took down some videos erroneously. "YouTube revealed in late August that in the three months prior, 11.4...

Elevated CO2, increased leaf-level productivity, and water-use efficiency during the early Miocene: Abstract. Rising atmospheric

blog post image Elevated CO2, increased leaf-level productivity, and water-use efficiency during the early Miocene: Abstract. Rising atmospheric CO2 is expected to increase global temperatures, plant water-use efficiency, and carbon storage in the terrestrial biosphere. A CO2 fertilization effect on terrestrial vegetation...

Google Has Announced a Plan to Disrupt the College Degree: Google's new certificate program takes only six months to complete,

blog post image Google Has Announced a Plan to Disrupt the College Degree: Google's new certificate program takes only six months to complete, and will be a fraction of the cost of college.

Immunity to COVID-19 is probably higher than tests have shown: New research from Karolinska Institutet and Karolinska University

blog post image Immunity to COVID-19 is probably higher than tests have shown: New research from Karolinska Institutet and Karolinska University Hospital shows that many people with mild or asymptomatic COVID-19 demonstrate so-called T-cell-mediated immunity to the new coronavirus, even if they have not tested positively...

7 Predictions for a Post-Coronavirus World

blog post image 1. Companies that traffic in digital services and e-commerce will make immediate and lasting gains 2. Remote work will become the default 3. Many jobs will be automated, and the rest will be made remote-capable 4. Telemedicine will become the new normal, signaling an explosion in med-tech innovation...

Effects of a quasi-experimental study of using flipped classroom approach to teach evidence-based medicine to medical technology

blog post image Effects of a quasi-experimental study of using flipped classroom approach to teach evidence-based medicine to medical technology students: Flipped classroom is known to improve learning efficiency and to develop one’s ability to apply high-level knowledge. To investigate the effect of flipped classroom...

Poorest adults in worse health now than older generation - study: Research shows widening health gap between higher and

blog post image Poorest adults in worse health now than older generation - study: Research shows widening health gap between higher and lower socioeconomic status. "The poorest third of the UK’s older working-age adults today have worse health than people born a century ago had at the same age, according to research...

Micro-credientials - the toy model and other perspectives.

blog post image 25 Years of EdTech: 2019 – Micro-credentials. "... micro-credentials represent the latest chapter in the attempt to make the shape of higher education more amorphous and flexible. In this, I am in favour of them, because if you want education to be inclusive and diverse then it needs to come in...

Using artificial intelligence to read chest radiographs for tuberculosis detection: A multi-site evaluation

blog post image Using artificial intelligence to read chest radiographs for tuberculosis detection: A multi-site evaluation of the diagnostic accuracy of three deep learning systems: Deep learning (DL) neural networks have only recently been employed to interpret chest radiography (CXR) to screen and triage people for...

UK Lyme disease cases may be three times higher than estimated: Researchers say tick-borne disease ‘is everywhere’ with

blog post image UK Lyme disease cases may be three times higher than estimated: Researchers say tick-borne disease ‘is everywhere’ with 8,000 diagnoses likely in 2019