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

Sandars, John
November 2006
Education for Primary Care;Nov2006, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p549
Academic Journal
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.


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