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Definitions of Mobile Learning

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Notes on the JISC Mobile Learning InfoKit as considered in the light of new mobile learning developments and the University of Leicester Places mobile learning evaluation project The JISC Mobile Le...
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The time for academic medicine to embrace social media is now

The time for academic medicine to embrace social media is now | Leading Edge in Medical Education | Scoop.it
Why has academic medicine not evolved to keep up with advances in social media?
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The apps giving hospitals a cutting edge - BBC News

The apps giving hospitals a cutting edge - BBC News | Leading Edge in Medical Education | Scoop.it
The way hospitals communicate with clinicians and monitor patients is getting an overhaul thanks to smartphone apps and secure communications.
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Modern medicine comes online: How putting Wikipedia articles through a medical journal's traditional process can put free, reliable information into as many hands as possible.

Modern medicine comes online: How putting Wikipedia articles through a medical journal's traditional process can put free, reliable information into as many hands as possible. | Leading Edge in Medical Education | Scoop.it
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iPads for Undergraduate Medical Study at Leicester Medical School - YouTube

The University of Leicester Medical School is the first medical school in the UK to give each undergraduate first year student an iPad for multimedia-rich le...
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Transformation of Medical Education Relies Heavily on Students - Hospitals & Health Networks

Transformation of Medical Education Relies Heavily on Students - Hospitals & Health Networks | Leading Edge in Medical Education | Scoop.it
An AMA initiative to accelerate change in medical education is finding success with student input and collaboration with health systems.
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Medicine Shows Growing Potential to Repair and Regenerate Body Parts - Wall Street Journal

Medicine Shows Growing Potential to Repair and Regenerate Body Parts - Wall Street Journal | Leading Edge in Medical Education | Scoop.it
Regenerative medicine is making strides with help from 3-D printing and stem-cell therapies. New advances hold promise for tissue repair, sight restoration and organ replacement.
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Docs don virtual reality headsets

Docs don virtual reality headsets | Leading Edge in Medical Education | Scoop.it
It may not be long before local surgeons start wearing funky, futuristic headsets while operating on patients. Neurosurgeons at University Hospitals already are using a virtual reality headset called the Oculus Rift to prepare for real procedures.
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New OCT angiography can improve clinical management of leading causes of ... - News-Medical.net

New OCT angiography can improve clinical management of leading causes of ... - News-Medical.net | Leading Edge in Medical Education | Scoop.it
Research published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences demonstrates that technology invented by researchers at Oregon Health & Science University's Casey Eye Institute can improve the clinical management of the leading...
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OER Strategy Document | Draft 1.0

OER Strategy Document | Draft 1.0 | Leading Edge in Medical Education | Scoop.it
Draft 1.0 3/26/15 Foundations for OER Strategy Development Drafting committee members: Nicole Allen, Delia Browne, Mary Lou Forward, Cable Green and Alek Tarkowski Purpose of Document For more than a decade the movement for Open Educational Resources (OER) has evolved from a collection of small, l
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Free Technology for Teachers: 5 Tools for Creating Multimedia Quizzes - A Comparison Chart

Free Technology for Teachers: 5 Tools for Creating Multimedia Quizzes - A Comparison Chart | Leading Edge in Medical Education | Scoop.it
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A case study of Socrative: Employing students’ smartphones/tablets to create an interactive lecture

A case study of Socrative: Employing students’ smartphones/tablets to create an interactive lecture | Leading Edge in Medical Education | Scoop.it
Lisa Szatkowski, an Associate Professor in Medical Statistics (School of Medicine Division of Epidemiology and Public Health), aimed to bring an interactive element to her large group lectures (to ...
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Hospitals Set to Be Early Enterprise Adopters of Apple Watch to Improve Patient Care

Hospitals Set to Be Early Enterprise Adopters of Apple Watch to Improve Patient Care | Leading Edge in Medical Education | Scoop.it
AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Across Healthcare, a healthcare innovation company, will assist...
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WhatsApp, doc? Social media becomes a new platform for medical advice - Firstpost

WhatsApp, doc? Social media becomes a new platform for medical advice - Firstpost | Leading Edge in Medical Education | Scoop.it
WhatsApp, Twitter and Facebook, among others, are helping doctors to reach out to patients, guide them for treatments, provide counselling post-surgery and create close-knit support communities, as more Indians join social media platforms.
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The Fatal Cost of Hospitals’ IT Ignorance

The Fatal Cost of Hospitals’ IT Ignorance | Leading Edge in Medical Education | Scoop.it
LEAH BINDER: The most significant issue with health-care technology in the U.S. is a humble problem: how to manage all the new stuff. The health-care industry lags behind most other industries in technology, so health administrators lack experience operationalizing new systems.
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Instagram for doctors: how Figure 1 is crowdsourcing diagnoses

Instagram for doctors: how Figure 1 is crowdsourcing diagnoses | Leading Edge in Medical Education | Scoop.it
The medical photo-sharing app lets doctors and medical staff send images of diseases and injuries safely
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Can virtual reality help stroke patients recover arm movement?

Can virtual reality help stroke patients recover arm movement? | Leading Edge in Medical Education | Scoop.it
Patients who have impaired arm movement due to stroke can benefit from virtual reality therapy, suggests a new study, after participants regained use of paretic limbs.
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3D printing in medicine: How the technology is increasingly being used to save ... - International Business Times UK

3D printing in medicine: How the technology is increasingly being used to save ... - International Business Times UK | Leading Edge in Medical Education | Scoop.it
3D printers are now being used to print prosthetics, stem cells and implants for reconstructive surgery.
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Microsoft patents mood-sensing tech for the HoloLens augmented-reality headset

Microsoft patents mood-sensing tech for the HoloLens augmented-reality headset | Leading Edge in Medical Education | Scoop.it
Technology patented by Microsoft could give autistic people a new set of social tools—or maybe poker players an edge using Microsoft's HoloLens.
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