Use of a Web-based game to teach pediatric content to medical students.

@article{Sward2008UseOA,
  title={Use of a Web-based game to teach pediatric content to medical students.},
  author={Katherine A. Sward and Stephanie Richardson and Jeremy Kendrick and Chris A Maloney},
  journal={Ambulatory pediatrics : the official journal of the Ambulatory Pediatric Association},
  year={2008},
  volume={8 6},
  pages={354-9}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to assess, using a Web-based format, third-year medical students' pediatric knowledge and perceptions of game playing with faculty facilitation compared with self-study computerized flash cards. METHODS This study used a repeated-measures experimental design with random assignment to a game group or self-study group. Pediatric knowledge was tested using multiple choice exams at baseline, week 6 of the clerkship following a 4-week intervention, and 6 weeks… CONTINUE READING