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Educational technology in medical imaging education

Starkey, Debbie (2012) Educational technology in medical imaging education. Radiographer, 59(3), pp. 85-88.

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    Abstract

    Purpose: The emergence of digital technologies has created enthusiasm for their application to student learning. An evolving issue in medical imaging is how these technologies might be implemented within programs. Method: A review of the literature was performed to explore applications and issues of educational technology in medical imaging Results: There are a range of applications for educational technology within medical imaging education however limitations do exist. Learners must be supported by the development of skills to utilize education technologies. The digital picture archival and communication environment presents an ideal opportunity to enhance student learning through interaction and engagement with images. Implementation of education technologies to support student placement activities is an area for future development provided equity of access is addressed. Conclusion: Education technologies have specific application to medical imaging education as part of a blended curriculum.

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    ID Code: 53887
    Item Type: Journal Article
    Keywords: Medical Imaging, Radiography, Medical Imaging Education, Radiography Education
    ISSN: 0033-8273
    Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000)
    Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Clinical Sciences
    Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
    Copyright Owner: Copyright 2012 Australian Institute of Radiography
    Deposited On: 02 Oct 2012 11:12
    Last Modified: 05 Feb 2013 13:49

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