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E-Learning in Clinical Teaching

E-Learning in Clinical Teaching

 

Introduction

Clinical teachers teach diverse groups of learners who are increasingly familiar with learning through an online environment. e-learning provides huge opportunities for enhancing clinical teaching and facilitating communication. However, to be effective, implementing e-learning must be grounded within sound educational approaches.    

This module explores the role and potential for introducing a range of technologies in clinical teaching, set within the context of a framework of principles for good teaching practice. It looks at how teachers might select and implement technologies appropriately when planning teaching sessions, writing learning objectives and designing learning activities and assessments.

Before you start

Before you start the module, we recommend that you spend a few minutes thinking about the following points and noting down some of your thoughts. If you are registered on the site, you can do this in the ‘reflections area’. Click on the ‘my area’ link at the top of the page to access your personal pages. Please note that you must be logged in to do this. Please also note that you will need to contribute to the ‘reflections area’ during the course of the module in order to complete and print out your certificate

 

 

 

Thinking points:

In your own role as a clinical teacher, how have you used elearning activities:
(a) As a teacher?
(b) As a learner?

From your experience, what types of e-learning activities are the most useful in facilitating learning and engaging learners?

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