ERIC Number: ED479429
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002-Oct
The Usability of the Virtual Hospital Round.
AlRawahi, Zahra; AlShidhani, Saleh
A usable instructional system is defined as a system that enables learners to accomplish learning goals or tasks in an effective and efficient way. This paper investigates the usability of the Virtual Hospital Round (VHR) prototype, and explores medical students' and professionals' attitudes toward the VHR system. Results of the evaluation of the prototype indicated that students and medical professionals liked and valued the program as a useful and enjoyable learning tool. The interface was mostly easy to use. The prototype stimulated learning and clinical reasoning. (Author)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Simulation, Educational Technology, Higher Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Instructional Material Evaluation, Instructional Materials, Medical Education, Medical Students, Multimedia Materials
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Publication Type: Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Note: In: E-Learn 2002 World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, & Higher Education. Proceedings (7th, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, October 15-19, 2002); see IR 022 093.