TITLE

Mobile phones in undergraduate medical education: the tide is beginning to flow

AUTHOR(S)
Sandars, John
PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
Education for Primary Care;Nov2006, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p549
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the use of mobile phones in undergraduate medical education. A large number of undergraduate medical students use mobile phones. Three main areas in which mobile phones are used in education are: organization and support of education, learning content and collaborative learning. An exchange of text messages between teachers and first-year undergraduate students has been found to be effective in retaining students.
ACCESSION #
23175511

 

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