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Kommalage, Mahinda – Advances in Physiology Education, 2012
Medical students following a traditional curriculum get few opportunities to engage in activities such as a literature search, scientific writing, and active and collaborative learning. An analytical essay writing activity (AEWA) in physiology was introduced to first-year students. Each student prepared an essay incorporating new research findings…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Medical Students, Textbooks, Medical Schools
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Kommalage, Mahinda; Gunawardena, Sampath – Advances in Physiology Education, 2008
Information technology (IT)-based components are included as active learning activities in medical curricula that have been shown to be more effective than most passive learning activities. In developing countries, these activities are not popular compared with developed countries. In this study, an IT-based assignment was carried out in…
Descriptors: Medical Education, Physiology, Medical Students, Medical Schools