Medical Neuroscience Day One

On Monday, April 8, 2013, the MOOC Medical Neuroscience officially launched in Coursera. This intensive eight week course is taught by Professor Len E. White, based on his course for first-year medical students, requiring a background in cellular and molecular biology, systems physiology and human anatomy and a significant time commitment (16 or more hours each week).

iPads in Medical Education and Clinical Care

Guest post by Bradford Perez, MD, Duke School of Medicine
The goal of our project was to improve the quality of medical education and clinical care by harnessing new technologies we thought would help with information gathering and clinical decision-making. We distributed iPads to members of two teams in internal medicine and asked them to complete weekly surveys about the experience for eight weeks.

Nurse educators share resources via Diigo

Innovative Nursing Education Technologies (iNet) at the Duke School of Nursing has been using Diggo since 2009 to create a space for nurse educators to share Web sites and digital resources related to nursing education and technology.
iNet encourages the use of social bookmarking with Diigo to:

Create bookmarks for class topics
Have students share Web sites with […]