Statement of Problem: The second background paper for the Medical School Objective Project (MSOP), defined Educational Technology (ET) as the use of information technology to facilitate student’s learning.1 Medical schools as a group have made limited progress in accomplishing the recommended educational technology goals and there had been much greater use of such technology in basic sciences courses than in clinical clerkships. We will explore the positive and negative implications of incorporating ET into the educational experience of TMC schools. [See PDF for complete abstract]
education technology, medical education
Recommended CitationCitation Information:Nelson, Elizabeth A. MD; Fath, Stephen PhD; Thompson, Britta PhD; and Moses, Anna MEd, "Educational Technology-Benefits and Barriers" (2007).
DigitalCommons@The Texas Medical Center, Advances in Teaching and Learning Day, Advances in Teaching and Learning Day Abstracts. Paper 48.