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Useful Online Articles & Guides
So You Want to Temporarily Teach Online
Practical advice for instructors faced with an abrupt move to online teaching
e-Learning Resources from Educause
A repository of articles published by Educause on e-learning
AMEE Guide 32: e-Learning in medical education Part 1: Learning, teaching and assessment.
Ellaway R, Masters K. AMEE Guide 32: e-Learning in medical education Part 1: Learning, teaching and assessment. Med Teach. 2008;30(5):455-473. doi:10.1080/01421590802108331
Barriers and solutions to online learning in medical education – an integrative review
O’Doherty D, Dromey M, Lougheed J, Hannigan A, Last J, McGrath D. Barriers and solutions to online learning in medical education – an integrative review. BMC Medical Education. 2018;18(1):130. doi:10.1186/s12909-018-1240-0
e-Learning in medical education Guide 32 Part 2: Technology, management and design.
Masters K, Ellaway R. e-Learning in medical education Guide 32 Part 2: Technology, management and design. Med Teach. 2008;30(5):474-489. doi:10.1080/01421590802108349
Mayer's principles for multimedia learning
Good (evidence based) set of principles to design eLearning that is more efficient and effective.
Moving Online Now
Register for free and access a collection of resources available from the Chronicle of Higher Education
Curated list of resources related to teaching medical education in an online/off-campus environment. A project of FacDevCanada, the Canadian Medical Education Faculty Development Network.
Getting Your Course Online - Tools from the Library
Library Resources to Integrate
Databases and eBooks
AccessMedicine This link opens in a new window
A repository of medical knowledge from internal medicine, cardiology, genetics, pharmacy, diagnosis and management, basic sciences, patient care, and more. Continuously expanding, all databases in the repository contain the latest editions of selected medical titles.
ClinicalKey This link opens in a new window
Full text access to selected medical texts, medical journals, practice guidelines, drug information, patient handouts, and CME materials
PubMed This link opens in a new window
PubMed comprises more than 30 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. MEDLINE is the United States National Library of Medicine's (NLM) premier bibliographic database providing citations to biomedical literature in the following fields: medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, allied health, and the pre-clinical sciences.
Videos and Multimedia
Lectures by leading world experts Biomedical & Life Sciences Collection
Includes procedure videos, presentations, and visualizations from all specialties.
Multimedia from a variety of trusted sources, including diagnostic imaging and sounds, animations, procedural videos, and podclasses.
View videos of surgical procedures. Provide the surgical community, scientific societies, medical teaching centers and industries with the first, worldwide, online training in surgery, information on the latest surgical breakthroughs and the possibility to chat with surgeons and experts from all over the world"
Access Note: Access is totally charge-free and unlimited in time. All streaming videos are charge-free, however, for users interested in our high quality videos (480p), they are available for purchase and download on WeBSurg HD.
JoVE. Science education This link opens in a new window
JoVE science education is a video collection dedicated to teaching laboratory fundamentals through simple, easy to understand video demonstrations.
Medical Education Resources
Successful Online Learning by
Publication Date: 2010-01-06
This handbook includes real-life scenarios, effective strategies, tips for success, and a checklist at the end of each chapter to assist students to function efficiently and effectively in the online learning environment.
Utilizing Virtual and Personal Learning Environments for Optimal Learning by
Publication Date: 2015-08-31
Utilizing Virtual and Personal Learning Environments for Optimal Learning expertly combines informative chapters and relevant case studies on the effective use of technology to enhance online education for students of varying learning styles and abilities.
Essentials of Online Course Design (Full-Text PRINT ONLY) by
Call Number: LB 1044.87 V35 2011
Publication Date: 2011-01-05
In spite of the proliferation of online learning in higher education, creating online courses can still evoke a good deal of frustration, negativity, and wariness in those who need to create them. Essentials of Online Course Design takes a fresh, thoughtfully designed, step-by-step approach to online course development.
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