Janette R. Hill

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Online courses and programs continue to grow in higher education settings. Students are increasingly demanding online access, and universities and colleges are working to meet the demands. Yet many questions remain re: the viability and veracity of online learning, particularly from the learner perspective. The purpose of this study was to gain insights(More)
PURPOSE Despite widespread use of mobile technology in medical education, medical students' use of mobile technology for clinical decision support and learning is not well understood. Three key questions were explored in this extensive mixed methods study: 1) how medical students used mobile technology in the care of patients, 2) the mobile applications(More)
The digital age has led to several changes in the nature of information resources. The very nature of the media and the ubiquitous presence of enabling technologies in classrooms, libraries, homes, businesses and communities have assisted with propelling the transformation. The implications of this change for education have been somewhat nebulous. While(More)
Internet-based technologies are expanding and changing at an exponential rate. Few technologies have had such a global impact; further, few technologies have impacted such a wide range of sectors in our society across and within various socioeconomic groups. This is particularly true of the World Wide Web (Web). Business to education, youth to elders, world(More)
As organisations struggle with how to develop and use individual expertise, the importance of Collaborative Learning (CL) has grown in both academic and practitioner communities. Although organisations have a large amount of individual expertise, their ability to aggregate and share it has largely eluded them. A review of educational literature points out(More)
Outsourcing clinical services is a strategy that many hospitals are using today to expand into new practice areas, save costs, and reduce administrative hassles. Hospitals too often enter such arrangements with outsourcing companies without being fully aware of the details that need to be addressed to minimize the hospital's risk. By too readily accepting(More)
BACKGROUND Since 2010, many US medical schools have introduced the use of mobile technology into their curriculum. Preclinical use of mobile technologies has been well studied, but use in the clinical years has been less explored. Our objective was to identify the clinical uses and limitations of mobile technology in the clinical curriculum. METHODS(More)
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