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ERIC Number: EJ1109568
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Sep
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1360-2357
Didactic and Technical Considerations When Developing e-Learning and CME
te Pas, Ellen; Wieringa-de Waard, Margreet; Blok, Bernadette Snijders; Pouw, Henny; van Dijk, Nynke
Education and Information Technologies, v21 n5 p991-1005 Sep 2016
Several usability issues were encountered during the design of a blended e-learning program for a course in evidence-based medicine for general practice trainers. The program was developed in four steps. We focused in this article on step 2 and 3. Step 2 focused on which educational principles to apply, that is, which learning theories, instructional designs and other theories should influence the program. Step 3 focused on the design elements, namely whether to use hypermedia and/or multimedia, and what screen design and which font to use. This article presents the important issues in designing an e-course and provides an impression of the complexity of designing high quality e-learning in particular for continuing medical education (CME).
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education
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Language: English
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