The 8th week of the world’s first university accredited course focusing on medicine and social media was dedicated to New Media in Medicine and Education 2.0. Many thanks to Doctor Anonymous who sent a personal message to my students (see the video below)!
First slideshow: New Media in Medicine
- What is new media?
- Internet in Medicine: 2000 vs 2010
- How to deal with reporters as a medical professional: tips and tricks
- We don’t watch TV on TV any more.
- Statistics about Youtube (pros and cons)
- ustream.tv; Twiddeo.com
- How could a doctor reach the patient? (newspaper, ads, word of mouth)
- How can they reach them now? Through online videos such as scivee.tv, thedoctorschannel.com, emedtv.com
- Sites of Medical/Scientific Videos: The List
- Podcasts: Is it easier to read or to listen?
- List of best podcasts
- Automatic podcast: Odiogo
- Doctor Radio Show: Doctor Anonymous (a personal message for the course from Doctor Anonymous)
- Lifehacks about how to be efficient online
- Being up-to-date: Google Reader, Webicina, Google Alerts, e-mail filters in GMail
- Collaboration: Google Docs, Connotea.org, etc.
- Clinical Cases: Medting, Clinical Cases and Images, Cases Journal
- Conferences: conferencealerts.com, gotomeeting.com
- Tools: Second Life, Google Calendar, podcast
- Twitter tips
Take-home message: Make your online work as efficient, productive and time-saving as possible.
Second slideshow: Education 2.0
- What we have to face: lack of inspiration (educators) and lack of motivation (students)
- But we can find motivation and inspiration online
- e.g. Ted Talks – Ken Robinson
- Why? We’re changing (students, even children use different communication channels) – Vision of students;
- We’re digital natives, Generation Z.
- Many examples, statistics about the problems with education
- “If you want to teach me, you first have to reach me”
- Wikipedia, Quiz.md, mind mapping, Exam General, slideshare, Second Life simulations, thinkanatomy.com, twitter, friendfeed, and many more examples students can use in their studies
Take-home message: The web is full of educational resources. Use them wisely.
Lectures this semester:
- Internet in Medicine University Course: A New Beginning
- Internet in Medicine University Course: Medical blogging
- Internet in Medicine University Course: RSS and Twitter
- Internet in Medicine University Course: Wikipedia and Medical Wikis
- Internet in Medicine University Course: E-patients and Medical Communities
- Internet in Medicine University Course: Virtual Reality in Medicine
- Internet in Medicine University Course: Social Media in Healthcare