Sharon E. Dennis

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Digital multimedia, such as images and videos, are playing an increasingly important role in health sciences education. Educators, however, often do not have the time or resources to create high-quality materials. The authors describe the development of a new Health Education Assets Library (HEAL), a freely accessible, national library of high-quality(More)
Recently, the IMS Learning Resource Meta-Data Specification [1] was released, paving the way for efficient repurposing of educational multimedia in a multitude of learning environments. The goal of the current project is the development of a national repository of multimedia that supports all levels of health sciences education and that is in accordance(More)
A multipoint videoconference was webcast live to an audience who could communicate with conference panelists and each other via chat. The videoconference, webcast, and chat were done entirely over the Internet. Seven panelists at four conference sites that had Internet2 connectivity and were located in different time zones within the continental United(More)
Health sciences educators have the need but neither the time nor the resources to create and index digital multimedia materials suitable for use in educational settings. The primary mission of the Health Education Assets Library (HEAL) is to address this need by providing health sciences educators with free access over the Internet to high--quality(More)
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