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Jess and Jenny hash out the controversy over attending live lectures vs webcasting/podcasting. What’s best?

Articles Discussed:
1) Chumley-Jones HS, Dobbie A, Alford CL. Web-based learning: sound education method or hype? A review of the evaluation literature. Acad Med. 2002 Oct;77(10 Suppl):S86-93.
2) Bridge PD, Jackson M, Robinson L. The effectiveness of streaming video on medical student learning: a case study. Med Educ Online. 2009 Aug 19;14:11.
3) Bhatti I, Jones K, Richardson L, et al. E-learning vs lecture: which is the best approach to surgical teaching? Colorectal Dis. 2011 Apr;13(4):459-62.

Articles Referenced:
Kanter, S. To Be There or Not To Be There: Is Attendance Really the Question? Academic Medicine. 87(6):679, June 2012.
Computer communication for international collaboration in education in public health. The TEMPUS Consortium for a New Public Health in Hungary. Ann NY Acad Sci. 1992;670:43–9.
Shortliffe, EH. Health Care and the Next Generation Internet. Annals of Internal Medicine. Ann Intern Med. 1998 Jul 15;129(2):138-40.

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