Education, Distance

Informal mobile learning in nurse education and practice in remote areas--a case study from rural South Africa.

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Sep 22, 2014

BACKGROUND: With the proliferation of portable digital technology, mobile learning is becoming increasingly popular in nursing education and practice. Most of the research in this field has been concentrated on small-scale projects in high income countries.

Implementation of m-health applications in Botswana: telemedicine and education on mobile devices in a low resource setting.

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May 22, 2013

Although Botswana has recently been categorised as an upper middle income country, it is burdened by a scarcity of resources, both human and technological. There are barriers to patients' access to specialized care and healthcare providers' access to medical knowledge.

Mobile learning in resource-constrained environments: a case study of medical education.

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Apr 29, 2013

BACKGROUND: The achievement of the millennium development goals may be facilitated by the use of information and communication technology in medical and health education.

A system for teleconsulting, communication and distance learning for people with disabilities.

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Sep 09, 2002

Telemedicine and telelearning applications should greatly improve the quality of life of all patients but especially those with a disability.

Academic podcasting: quality media delivery.

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Jan 22, 2007

A video podcast of the CME-approved University of Utah Department of Biomedical Informatics seminar was created in order to address issues with streaming video quality, take advantage of popular web-based syndication methods, and make the files available for convenient, subscription-based downloa

MMSPix - A multimedia service (MMS) medical images weblog.

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Aug 12, 2008

Smartphones with cameras have added a new dimension to augmenting medical image collections for education and teleconsultation. It allows healthcare personnel to instantly capture and send images through the multimedia messaging service (MMS) protocol.

Learner-centred feedback using remote assessment of clinical procedures.

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Oct 27, 2008

This paper describes the Imperial College Feedback and Assessment System (ICFAS) and explores its feasibility in supporting the learning of practical clinical procedures.

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