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April 4, 2014

Award-winning mobile app is “flashcards on steroids” – An effective tool for reviewing histology

The SecondLook™ Histology mobile application for the iPad is a study aid that provides a series of histology slides for users to self-test their level of knowledge and ability to recognize histological structures. Since its release by the iTunes Store, SecondLook had over 6,000 downloads from over 100 countries. In February 2014, a new, iOS7-compatible version of SecondLook was released.  read the complete story...

January 27, 2014

Interview with Dr. Stalburg: MOOC Creator Reflects on Lessons Learned and OER

Dr. Caren Stalburg is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Medical Education at the University of Michigan Medical School. She is actively involved in medical education, having attained a Master of Arts in higher education and post-secondary education from the School of Education at the University of Michigan. In August 2013, Dr. Caren Stalburg and her course “Instructional Methods in Health Professions Education” joined the University of Michigan massive online open course (MOOC) collection on Courseraread the complete story...