The strategic use of lecture recordings to facilitate an active and self-directed learning approach

  title={The strategic use of lecture recordings to facilitate an active and self-directed learning approach},
  author={Luminica Topale},
  journal={BMC Medical Education},
BackgroundNew learning technologies have the capacity to dramatically impact how students go about learning and to facilitate an active, self-directed learning approach. In U. S. medical education, students encounter a large volume of content, which must be mastered at an accelerated pace. The added pressure to excel on the USMLE Step 1 licensing exam and competition for residency placements, require that students adopt an informed approach to the use of learning technologies so as to enhance… 

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