Web-based learning: sound educational method or hype? A review of the evaluation literature.

  title={Web-based learning: sound educational method or hype? A review of the evaluation literature.},
  author={Heidi S Chumley-Jones and Alison E. Dobbie and Cynthia L Alford},
  journal={Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges},
  volume={77 10 Suppl},
The first reports of Web-based medical education appear in 1992, building on 30 years of computer-assisted instruction. Proponents claimed computer-assisted instruction is superior to text-based, lecture, and traditional educational methods for reasons that include control by the learner over content, time, and place of learning; enhancement of learning, reasoning, and efficiency; and cost savings. Many studies that reported advantages contained methodologic flaws and reported advantages… CONTINUE READING
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