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Educación Médica Superior

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MAS CAMACHO, María Rosa; VIDAL LEDO, María  and  BLANCO DIAZ, María Antonia. Teaching experience in the Health Statistics discipline using virtual teaching-learning environments. Educ Med Super [online]. 2008, vol.22, n.2. ISSN 0864-2141.

AIM: to show that universities may assume distance education as a regular academic modality on the basis of the addition of tools offered by the information and communication technologies. Virtual platforms are one of the preferred for this purpose. DEVELOPMENT: the experience obtained in the Health Statistics courses corresponding to the Health Technology career, Health Information Management profile of the course for workers in the semi-presence modality, through the Health Virtual Classroom, component of the Virtual University of the Telematic Health Network (Infomed), was presented as a main space in its execution. CONCLUSIONS: the need of a balance between the virtual and the presence is emphasized to achieve a satisfactory teaching process.

Keywords : Distance education; virtual teaching-learning environments; virtual platform; health information management; health technology; health statistics; ICTs; IHM.

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