Title e-Learning educational center in medicine
Project Number LLP/LdV/TOI/RO/2010/006
Product e-learning platform E-EDUMED
Title e-learning platform E-EDUMED
Product Type open and distance learning
Marketing Text The online Platform is the essential vehicle for the delivery of the learning path. The core aim of the project is to deliver an innovative learning course to high qualified medical doctors/nursing professional in order to cope with their learning needs. Through an attractive ICT environment, high level functionalities and innovative PBL methodology the target group will benefit from a very flexible larning system, high level didactic material as well as interactive videos and Virtual classroom to discuss with peers, refresh competencies and exchange best practices/daily work-experience through virtual classroom.
Claroline is the E-Learning platform that has been used for the delivery of the online courses and that hosts the PBL repository. The platform is suitable for the delivery of distance learning, in particular through Internet. The platform is distributed under the GPL license which is the standard licence for Open source software. The source code behind the platform has been completely available without any cost.
The platform has been written in the programming language PHP and stores data on the database management system MySQL. Both PHP and MySQL are open sources, free to download and are multi platform. Learning Management System is available in 40 languages. Problem Based Learning sessions have been developed and set up. Virtual rooms have been set up as well in different partner’s languages. The virtual PBL sessions are hosted in Adobe Connect, a very powerful system of videoconferencing. The web meeting area includes 3 main areas: Discussion, Collaboration and Sharing. This area will host all the case studies or scenarios developed by students as project work. This methodology/tool will be a gateway to access virtual conference rooms in the Adobe connect meeting. In order to summarize different tools have been developed to be used by learners in E-Edumed project.
Target group Medical Doctors,Nurses, Patients
Area of application
Education- represents the Repository of e Training Resources
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