Technology in Education Tricks of the Trade
1Emergencey Medicine, dr, Oman
– Background: Medical education is a rapidly changing, influenced by many factors including the changing health care environment, the changing role of the physician, altered social expectations, rapidly changing medical science, and the diversity of pedagogical techniques. Changes in social expectations put patient safety in the forefront, and raises the ethical issues of learning interactions and procedures on live patients, with the long-standing teaching method of “see one, do one, teach one” no longer acceptable. The educational goals of using technology in medical education include facilitating basic knowledge acquisition, improving decision making, enhancement of perceptual variation, improving skill coordination, practicing for rare or critical events, learning team training, and improving psychomotor skills. Different technologies can address these goals and out there for us to explore. My presentation will be covering the different Technologies in the classroom, role of social media in education, principles to enhance scholarly output through technology, Impact and quality of Social media and finally will discuss some strategies to effectively use online resources.