Wednesday, December 10, 2008

IT Engagement in the Future of Medical Education

An EduCause ECAR Study by Edward W. Tawyea and Bruce A. Metz

This ECAR research bulletin focuses on how the latest wave of information technology advances is shaping the future of medical education to achieve the reform objectives outlined by the Association of American Medical Colleges and others. It details how Thomas Jefferson University, a leading academic medical center, along with other institutions, is embarking on a new course to educate medical students. The new course is driven in large part by emerging developments in technology. Based on the pace and intensity of IT adoption in medical education, this bulletin also discusses key implications for reshaping other fields of undergraduate and graduate education.

Audience: The content contained in this research bulletin may prove particularly useful to medical school deans, CIOs, instructional technologists, faculty, and medical school students.
Upcoming Research Bulletins:
  • Cyberinfrastructure for Faculty Scholarship
  • The Human Side of Research Cyberinfrastructure
If your institution is a member of ECAR you can download this document on the Educause.

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