Using Free Open Access
Medical Education #FOAMed
Natalie Lafferty & Annalisa Manca – University of Dundee
Rakesh Patel – U...
Natalie Lafferty - @nlafferty
Lecturer eLearning
Annalisa Manca - @annalisamanca
Educational Technologist & PhD student
Dr...
WORKSHOP OVERVIEW
Raise awareness and demonstrate how
tools such as blogs and twitter can
support free open access medical...
AIMS & OBJECTIVES
• Understand how free social media tools such as
blogs and twitter can be used to develop
FOAMed resourc...
Setting the scene
http://www.flickr.com/photos/sookie/31219031/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/stanfordedtech/4925162784/
Stanford give all medical students an iPad
Virtual learning environments (VLE)
The VLE - a walled garden
Outside the garden wall
is a ‘virtual’ medical school
No longer restricted to libraries & formal learning
You Tube
Vimeo
iTunes U
Repositories
• HEAL
• Meded Portal
• Xpert
MOOCs
Massive Open Online Courses
http://www.flickr.com/photos/fantasticalmonkey/231718162/
http://scoop.intel.com/what-happens-in-an-internet-minute/
Beyond the VLE is also
a global learning network
http://www.flickr.com/photos/webwizzard/3931165612/
ACTIVITY
Open learning and you
How do you use open learning to support
– your own learning
– your teaching
What did you last learn ...
Open learning and you
Think about where you learn and who
with.
– Are there physical & online spaces and
connections.
– Wh...
Social learning networks
http://www.flickr.com/photos/oceanflynn/6638184545/
Free Open Access Meducation
#FOAMed
“Using Web 2.0 technologies leads to a new sense of
communities of interest and networks and also a clear
notion of bounda...
http://lifeinthefastlane.com/foam/
gmep.org
Global Medical Education Project
BlogsReflection/Portfolio
Reviews of research
News & views
Formative
assessment
Just-in-time learning
Teaching – guide on
...
http://lifeinthefastlane.com/
http://casesblog.blogspot.com/
“I simply blog as a way to keep track of
the new developments in medicine that
are relevant to my practice and patients.
T...
http://www.pediatriceducation.org/
Supporting #FOAMed
Curating Twitter conversations
Follow conversations via #hashtags
#fluscenario
#twitfrg
#gasclass
#FOAMed
#heamclass
#ukmeded
#meded
http://gasclass.wordpress.com/
http://twitfrg.blogspot.co.uk/
http://hcwetherell.blogspot.co.uk/
#BlueJC
http://www.symplur.com/healthcare-hashtags/bluejc/
#FOAMed Community
Statistics from symplur.com
Conversations curated on symplur.com
Search for #hashtags on symplur.com
#FAOMed content curation – Scoop.it
Social learning
Does this #FOAMed approach raise
any concerns?
What problems might there be?
What issues should you be aware
of?
Ethics, governance, confidentiality
& professionalism
Potential risks
Be aware of local
NHS/Hospital
social media guidelines
NHS social media policies highlight
the potential risks of social media
including:
- breach of patient confidentiality
- b...
09/ 09/ 2011 21:16Social media — University of Leicester
Page 1 of 2http:/ / www2.le.ac.uk/ offices/ marketing/ marcomms/ ...
Guidelines from professional bodies
creativecommons.org
http://www.flickr.com/photos/libraryman/2799490154
http://www.wenurses.com/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/toolstop/4546017269/
Don’t lose focus …
Don’t be dazzled by the technology
Community of learning
participation
learning
practice
Community of learning
Start with how you want to teach …
Not with technology
One size doesn’t fit all
http://www.flickr.com/photos/8007281@N08/3259845278/
Develop a teaching & learning toolkit
http://www.flickr.com/photos/ianinsheffield/5611248212/in/photostream/
Personalisation -
Use what’s best for you
ACTIVITY
http://lifeinthefastlane.com/2011/11/essentials-of-em-talk-2/
Outlining role of Web 2.0
in learning & research
http://www.flickr.com/photos/cascadianfarm/5277978788/
Dip your toe in the water ...
Explore and learn together
Join the conversation
Questions
Natalie Lafferty
Twitter - @nlafferty
email – n.t.lafferty@dundee.ac.uk
Annalisa Manca
Twitter - @annalisamanca
email – a....
Using Free Open Access Medical Education #FOAMed
Using Free Open Access Medical Education #FOAMed
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Using Free Open Access Medical Education #FOAMed
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Using Free Open Access Medical Education #FOAMed
Using Free Open Access Medical Education #FOAMed
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Using Free Open Access Medical Education #FOAMed
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Using Free Open Access Medical Education #FOAMed
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These slides accompanied the workshop delivered on #FOAMed at the ASME annual scientific meeting in Edinburgh on 10 July 2013 by Natalie Lafferty, Annalisa Manca and Dr Rakesh Patel.
The workshop aimed to raise awareness and demonstrate how tools such as blogs and twitter can support free open access medical education (#FOAMed) an internationally emerging trend in medical education.

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Using Free Open Access Medical Education #FOAMed

  1. 1. Using Free Open Access Medical Education #FOAMed Natalie Lafferty & Annalisa Manca – University of Dundee Rakesh Patel – University of Leicester ASME ASM 2013, Edinburgh – 10 July 2013 http://www.flickr.com/photos/59939034@N02/5476290876/
  2. 2. Natalie Lafferty - @nlafferty Lecturer eLearning Annalisa Manca - @annalisamanca Educational Technologist & PhD student Dr Rakesh Patel - @rakeshpatel NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer in Medical Education/Specialist Registrar in Renal Medicine Welcome
  3. 3. WORKSHOP OVERVIEW Raise awareness and demonstrate how tools such as blogs and twitter can support free open access medical education (#FOAMed) an internationally emerging trend in medical education.
  4. 4. AIMS & OBJECTIVES • Understand how free social media tools such as blogs and twitter can be used to develop FOAMed resources to support learning. • Apply the use of social media to design learning content tailored to specific learning needs. • Highlight the versatility of the FOAMed approach across the continuum of medical education and in different learning contexts. • Understanding and evaluating the benefits of participating in FOAMed learning activities.
  5. 5. Setting the scene
  6. 6. http://www.flickr.com/photos/sookie/31219031/
  7. 7. http://www.flickr.com/photos/stanfordedtech/4925162784/ Stanford give all medical students an iPad
  8. 8. Virtual learning environments (VLE)
  9. 9. The VLE - a walled garden
  10. 10. Outside the garden wall is a ‘virtual’ medical school
  11. 11. No longer restricted to libraries & formal learning
  12. 12. You Tube
  13. 13. Vimeo
  14. 14. iTunes U
  15. 15. Repositories • HEAL • Meded Portal • Xpert
  16. 16. MOOCs Massive Open Online Courses http://www.flickr.com/photos/fantasticalmonkey/231718162/
  17. 17. http://scoop.intel.com/what-happens-in-an-internet-minute/
  18. 18. Beyond the VLE is also a global learning network http://www.flickr.com/photos/webwizzard/3931165612/
  19. 19. ACTIVITY
  20. 20. Open learning and you How do you use open learning to support – your own learning – your teaching What did you last learn online – where did you find the information – were you signposted ?
  21. 21. Open learning and you Think about where you learn and who with. – Are there physical & online spaces and connections. – What’s the constellation of your learning environment, locations, people, objects, tools, artefacts ?
  22. 22. Social learning networks http://www.flickr.com/photos/oceanflynn/6638184545/
  23. 23. Free Open Access Meducation #FOAMed
  24. 24. “Using Web 2.0 technologies leads to a new sense of communities of interest and networks and also a clear notion of boundaries in web space - for example personal space, group space and publishing space.” JISC 2009
  25. 25. http://lifeinthefastlane.com/foam/
  26. 26. gmep.org Global Medical Education Project
  27. 27. BlogsReflection/Portfolio Reviews of research News & views Formative assessment Just-in-time learning Teaching – guide on the side Patient experiences Supporting communities Audience Engagement - Comments Blogs play a central role in delivering #FOAMEd
  28. 28. http://lifeinthefastlane.com/
  29. 29. http://casesblog.blogspot.com/
  30. 30. “I simply blog as a way to keep track of the new developments in medicine that are relevant to my practice and patients. The blog is a digital notebook and an archive accessible from any place and device with an internet connection.” Dr Ves - Cases blog http://casesblog.blogspot.com
  31. 31. http://www.pediatriceducation.org/
  32. 32. Supporting #FOAMed
  33. 33. Curating Twitter conversations
  34. 34. Follow conversations via #hashtags #fluscenario #twitfrg #gasclass #FOAMed #heamclass #ukmeded #meded
  35. 35. http://gasclass.wordpress.com/
  36. 36. http://twitfrg.blogspot.co.uk/
  37. 37. http://hcwetherell.blogspot.co.uk/
  38. 38. #BlueJC
  39. 39. http://www.symplur.com/healthcare-hashtags/bluejc/
  40. 40. #FOAMed Community
  41. 41. Statistics from symplur.com
  42. 42. Conversations curated on symplur.com
  43. 43. Search for #hashtags on symplur.com
  44. 44. #FAOMed content curation – Scoop.it
  45. 45. Social learning
  46. 46. Does this #FOAMed approach raise any concerns? What problems might there be? What issues should you be aware of?
  47. 47. Ethics, governance, confidentiality & professionalism
  48. 48. Potential risks
  49. 49. Be aware of local NHS/Hospital social media guidelines
  50. 50. NHS social media policies highlight the potential risks of social media including: - breach of patient confidentiality - breach of copyright - cyberbullying - lapses in professionalism
  51. 51. 09/ 09/ 2011 21:16Social media — University of Leicester Page 1 of 2http:/ / www2.le.ac.uk/ offices/ marketing/ marcomms/ communications/ social Social media Beforeengaging in social media on behalf of theUniversity please familiariseyourself with thesepages. Social media haschanged theway wecommunicate– both asan institution and asindividuals. It hasgiven theUniversity the opportunity to engagein ongoing conversationswith our students, faculty, staff, parents, alumni, colleagues, fansand friends about what ismost important to them, extending thereach of our community. Social media presentsan opportunity but also a challengefor brand and reputation management. For thisreason, policiesand guidelinesexist outlining theruleswhen engaging in social media on behalf of theUniversity. Thesearein theprocessof being approved and will belaunched hereshortly. Thinking of launching a social media site? Pleasecontact ChrisRicein theCommunicationsTeam on cr181@le.ac.uk or ext.2160 before you begin. Add your siteto therecord of all social media sitesrelated to theuniversity by emailing ChrisRicewith thesiteaddressand detailsof themaintainer(s). Wecan help identify best practiceand providehelp and tipsto get you started. Wewill ask you to add a member of theCommunicationsTeam asan admin member of your siteor providea copy of the account nameand password. Wemay also beableto provideuseful feedsof content from other University sites(e.g. news) or provideaccessto largeor specialist networksto help you communicateyour messages Beforediving into social media it’simportant to understand what needsto becommunicated to whom, and why. Oncethisis clear wewill bein a much better to establish if social media isan appropriatesolution. Wearehappy to work through thiswith you. To help, wehavecreated this. Completing thissocial media framework worksheet (PDF) with colleaguesis an ideal starting point for discussionswith theCommunicationsTeam about what you arehoping to achievethough social media and if indeed social media isthebest way to achieveyour objective. Governance Corporate Affairs and Planning University Home ! Offices and Services ! Corporate Affairs and Planning ! M arketing Communications Office ! Communications ! Social media University guidelines
  52. 52. Guidelines from professional bodies
  53. 53. creativecommons.org http://www.flickr.com/photos/libraryman/2799490154
  54. 54. http://www.wenurses.com/
  55. 55. http://www.flickr.com/photos/toolstop/4546017269/ Don’t lose focus … Don’t be dazzled by the technology
  56. 56. Community of learning
  57. 57. participation learning practice Community of learning
  58. 58. Start with how you want to teach … Not with technology One size doesn’t fit all
  59. 59. http://www.flickr.com/photos/8007281@N08/3259845278/ Develop a teaching & learning toolkit
  60. 60. http://www.flickr.com/photos/ianinsheffield/5611248212/in/photostream/ Personalisation - Use what’s best for you
  61. 61. ACTIVITY
  62. 62. http://lifeinthefastlane.com/2011/11/essentials-of-em-talk-2/ Outlining role of Web 2.0 in learning & research
  63. 63. http://www.flickr.com/photos/cascadianfarm/5277978788/ Dip your toe in the water ... Explore and learn together
  64. 64. Join the conversation
  65. 65. Questions
  66. 66. Natalie Lafferty Twitter - @nlafferty email – n.t.lafferty@dundee.ac.uk Annalisa Manca Twitter - @annalisamanca email – a.manca@dundee.ac.uk Dr Rakesh Patel Twitter - @rakeshpatel Email – rp299@leicester.ac.uk Thank you Be in touch

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