research product . Other ORP type . 2011

Translating Face-to-Face Experiential Learning to Video for a Web-Based Communication Program

Nelles, Laura Jayne; Smith, Cathy M; Lax, Leila R; Russell, Lynn;
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  • Published: 07 Sep 2011
  • Publisher: Scholarship@Western
  • Country: Canada
Abstract
The cultural, legal and ethical aspects of medical practice in Canada can be problematic for International Medical Graduates (IMGs) to access and learn. The professional behaviours that depend on effective communication often challenge IMGs as they attempt to enter the Canadian medical system. The Communication and Cultural Competence Program provides a complex interactive web-based environment in which IMGs can learn and practice skills required to navigate these specific elements of medical practice. The educational design of this web site is based on the theory of knowledge building (Scardamalia & Bereiter, 2003). This paper examines how video simulation is u...
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free text keywords: medical communication, web-based learning, international medical graduates, cultural competence, e-learning
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