Teaching Undergraduates Beyond the Classroom: Use of WhatsApp
WhatsApp is a popular platform for social interaction. We used it as an e-learning platform for medical education. We discussed five clinical cases on a WhatsApp group with undergraduates; it increased their knowledge in the subject significantly (P<0.001). Participants accepted it well and perceived that it has improved their problem solving skill and stimulated them for self-study.
KeywordsE-Learning Medical education Social media
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Funding None; Competing interest: None stated.
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