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Category Archives: 2011
Customized Virtual Learning Meeting Points
By Helena Filipe Internet offers both learners and educators customized virtual meeting points. Today we will present software with such capability. Drop box http://www.dropbox.com/ enables us to store our own multimedia files (photos, videos and other documents) and have them … Continue reading
Downloading Videos from YouTube: Can we? Should we?
By Dr. Eduardo Mayorga. When looking for videos to train our residents, YouTube becomes a great source for them. The videos can be watched on line during a class or you can send the residents a link for them to … Continue reading
Evaluating computer skills
Computer skills is a competency all residents must acquire. Electronic medical records, searching for evidence in literature databases, preparing presentations, are only a few examples where they will apply these skills. There are at least two ways in which you can evaluate their … Continue reading
Learning is a social activity.
By Helena Filipe Twitter is a free social network consisting of a microblog allowing users to send and receive short (140 characters, maximum) messages designated as tweets. The concept can be visualized as a flock of birds flying in the … Continue reading