At the end of the day, you’re “doing” a lot actually simply by using a technology like scoopit. You’re modeling the proper use of social media, can help students understand writing for an audience, keywords and vocabulary understanding (and the aforementioned audience awareness), exploration and gathering of online resources, image and element impact, collaboration and community environments.
Developmental psychologist Lev Vygotsky defined what the person or a student can do — or the problems they can solve — as three different stages:
What a student can do on their own, working independently or without anyone’s help. What the student can do with the help of someone. What it is beyond the student’s reach even if helped by someone else.
At Common Craft, we’ve learned a few things about stop motion video over the years. It’s how we make all of our videos. Yesterday I downloaded the new (and free) Vine app by Twitter, which allows you to capture and share up to 6 seconds of video at a time using an iPhone or iPod Touch.
Handy tips here and an approach that could be applied to developing videos for medical education and #FOAMed resources.
There are numerous options for recording a video of one’s computer screen but only a few that allow you to record your iPad's screen. Find out how the Disp Recorder app is providing new opportuinties on the iPad.
Medical education could benefit from new forms of communication between health professionals made possible through social media - a collection of technologies that use the Internet to connect people. These technologies will be familiar to many and include Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Google+. These social media create connections between individuals and form networks within which information is shared. In this short review I will outline some of the opportunities and challenges facing the use of social media and medical education. I will not focus on any particular form of medical education so the discussion includes undergraduate and postgraduate.