Technology in Health Care Education: Harvard Medical, Boston USA
Become a Digital Citizen
Technology in Health Care EducationOctober 20 – 24, 2014
Harvard Medical School
Joseph Martin Conference Center
Applying readily available technologies and Web 2.0 and social media tools to:
[*]Enhance, support and supplement in-class teaching
[*]Create stand-alone online educational modules
[*]Leverage use of mobile devices for learning and teaching
[*]Support remote and asynchronous collaboration
[*]Create and support communities of inquiry and practice
This activity provides health care educators with the skills needed to make use of current technology and social medial tools to support teaching and learning. Participants learn how to use technology to create learning environments and materials, filters to manage information overload and customize online searchable repositories. In short, the course teaches how to leverage Web 2.0 and social medial tools to create professional learning networks.
This course will be organized around the following threads:
[*]Asynchronous and online learning – Creating an eLearning module using an open source virtual learning environment – Moodle.
[*]Classroom technology for interactive learning – Advanced PowerPoint, Audience Response Systems – use of classroom clickers vs. online ARS tools.
[*]Managing information – Combat information over-load by creating filters and encoding digital information in external memory for easy search and retrieval- Real Simple Syndication (RSS) and Social Bookmarking and annotation.
[*]Social Media, online communities of inquiry and social constructivism and connectivism – Google+ and Twitter.
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