Blended Learning in Health Professional Education

The Intersection of Technology, Pedagogy and Content
  • Sandra West
  • Melinda J. Lewis
  • Mary-Helen Ward
Part of the Practice, Education, Work and Society book series (PEWS)


The impact of technology in society and particularly in educational settings is extensive, challenging traditional notions of teacher-centred approaches to learning, learners and learning locations. Now embedded within the higher education sector are (a) new learning technologies including software such as learning management systems and e-portfolios, (b) collaborative learning approaches such as case- and problem-based learning, and (c) professional demands for curricula that facilitate both critical and inquiry-based learning.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sandra West
    • 1
  • Melinda J. Lewis
    • 2
  • Mary-Helen Ward
    • 3
  1. 1.Faculty of Nursing & MidwiferyThe University of SydneyAustralia
  2. 2.Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery & Sydney e-learningThe University of SydneyAustralia
  3. 3.Sydney e-learningThe University of SydneyAustralia

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