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How to Use Technology in Educational Innovation

  • John Luo
  • Robert Boland
  • Carlyle H. Chan
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Abstract

The Internet and new easy-to-use software have transformed the educational paradigm from the traditional lecture and grand rounds in person to lecture attendance and learning online. Web-based education is more than just another delivery vehicle. It provides a new opportunity to provide ­distance learning, collaboration in either real time or asynchronously, incorporate rich multimedia and other visuals to illustrate teaching points, and assessment of the learner’s progress. Programming skills and computer savvy are no longer necessary but key attention to instructional design and content is critical. Many Web-based educational creations are now evaluated and promoted as scholarly activity.

Keywords

Bulletin Board Learning Management System Educational Content Online Conferencing Course Management System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PsychiatryUCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human BehaviorLos AngelesUSA
  2. 2.Division of Biology and Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Human BehaviorBrown UniversityProvidenceUSA
  3. 3.Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral MedicineMedical College of WisconsinMilwaukeeUSA

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