1.0 International Headache Society (A global medical membership and educational organisation) The integration of a database-driven, content-managed online learning centre within the society’s website. The online learning centre includes self-study course modules and interactive, tutor-led case-studies. The project is funded by Allergan, Merck, Medtronic and Pfizer.
International Headache Society• The International Headache Society is a global membership organisation and the official body for headache and migraine categorisation.• The members-only section includes a custom developed e-learning section developed during 2008-2010 and which has been funded by pharmaceutical companies Merck, Medtronic and Pfizer.• The new section was designed to seamlessly integrate with the existing site and legacy technology.• The e-learning section features database-driven video and reading libraries, interactive case-based learning and podcasts.• All content and case studies are managed via a custom content management system.• In 2011 it is planned to add a hosted service using Adobe Connect which will provide support for a more ‘classroom’ like user experience and real-time video conferencing etc.
The Learning Centre TaxonomyThe new ‘Case Of the Quarter’ is a sub-section of the Open Learning Centre.
TASK BASED PROCESS FLOWS(REPRESENTATIVE SAMPLES FROM THE FULL PROJECT)
Case Of The Quarter Access Process FlowThis schematic shows the functional specification for providing user access to the case study module.
Question & Response Process Flow This schematic shows the functional specification for the Q&R section.
Open Forum Process Flow This schematic shows the functional specification for the forum section.
IHS – e-Learning ? The Online Learning Centre is a key aspect of IHS membership.The new website splash display featuring the Online Learning Centre
IHS – e-Learning ?A tutor-led, interactive case study spanning a four week / four stage learning regime.
IHS – e-LearningA sample video module featuring streaming video presentation and associated PDF file downloads
IHS – e-LearningParticipant responses are saved to database and the ability to advance is controlled according to progress.
IHS – e-LearningParticipants can interact with each other and the tutor via in-depth discussion and feedback.
IHS - e-LearningDiscussion forums also provide further ability to interact and learn.
2.0 The National Health Service An early e-learning pilot project for the NHS which featured a completely automated system for self-study by nursing staff.
The National Health Service• This was an early e-learning pilot project for the NHS and featured a completely automated system for self-study by nursing staff.• Nurses could create an account, work through various short courses featuring slideshow content and self-testing against a database of randomly delivered questions.• On successful completion nurses could print a personalised course certificate.• The system also featured multi-level access, real-time management reporting.
NHS - e-LearningSelf-serve account creation with access to available courses and other functions.
NHS – e-LearningA sample video module featuring streaming video presentation and associated slideshow and PDF resources