Letters

Computer assisted learning aids management of course information

BMJ 2001; 322 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.322.7299.1428 (Published 09 June 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;322:1428
  1. Paul Whatling (paul.whatling@rcsed.ac.uk), director,
  2. W Angus Wallace, dean,
  3. Andrew Lamb, information management consultant
  1. Faculty of Medical Informatics, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9DW

    EDITOR—Greenhalgh summarises the key issues in the development and delivery of online teaching material in her paper on computer assisted learning in undergraduate medical education.1 It is essential that online materials are well designed and structured, with a clearly defined learning pathway. The need to employ adequately trained tutoring staff is paramount, but the accessibility of the internet enables expert tutors to contribute …

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