Blending MOOCs into medical education

Marks, L. and Meek, S. (2018) Blending MOOCs into medical education. MedEdPublish, 7(1), pp. 60-63. (doi: 10.15694/mep.2018.0000060.1)

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The importance of student choice and diversity of opportunities within the undergraduate medical curriculum is clear. However, space for additional content is limited, requiring novel ways to provide opportunities for students. Massive open online courses (MOOCs) are a recent educational development education which have attracted much attention, both positive and negative. As medical educators involved in MOOC development, we investigated how MOOCs can be used to increase variety in the medical curriculum. We developed a 2nd year MBChB Student Selected Component (SSC) that uses an existing MOOC, and describe our evaluation of this blended learning experience.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Meek, Dr Sarah and Marks, Dr Leah
Authors: Marks, L., and Meek, S.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > School of Medicine, Dentistry & Nursing
Journal Name:MedEdPublish
Publisher:Association for Medical Education in Europe

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