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There are a number of resources available at the School of Medicine to support faculty members interested in integrating interactive learning into their course curriculum. This support covers your project from start to finish, and offers assistance with:
- Preparing to make the change
- Pedagogical planning for both classroom and online activities
- Planning, designing, producing and publishing content
- Technology training and support (in-class and online)
- Department of Education's Evaluation of Evidence-Based Practices in Online Learning: An overview and evaluation of evidence-based practices in hybrid, blended and online learning from the Department of Education, based on a review of research literature published from 1996-2008.
- The Impact of eLearning in Medical Education: While this article focuses to some degree on "e-learning" or "online" learning, it also discusses blended or hybrid learning, and presents evidence and practice for both.
- The Flexner Report: Abraham Flexner's seminal study of medical education as reproduced in 1972.
- Summary of Educating Physicians: A Call for Reform of Medical School and Residency: A summary of a Carnegie Foundation report that discusses the need and potential for medical education reform based on the many changes occurring in science, technology and education since the release of the original Flexner report.
- Interactive Learning Online at Public Universities: Evidence from Randomized Trials - Ithaka S+R, May 22, 2012
- Lecture Halls without Lectures — A Proposal for Medical Education - New England Journal of Medicine, Charles G. Prober, M.D., and Chip Heath, Ph.D.
- Stanford's Online Strategy -Campus Technology
- Harvard and M.I.T. Team Up to Offer Free Online Courses
- How 'Flipping' the Classroom Can Improve the Traditional Lecture
- 'There Is Something Very Exciting Going on Here' -The Atlantic, John Mitchell, Vice Provost for Online Learning, Stanford University
- ithaka.org - An organization dedicated to the study and implementation of transformative uses of new technologies in higher education.
- 7 Things You Should Know About Flipped Classrooms - A brief introduction to the flipped classroom model from the Educause Learning Initiative.
- Going Social With Mobil Learning - The Mobile Academy: mLearning for Higher Education, Chapter 7, Clark N. Quinn, 2011
- Online Learning and Liberal Arts Colleges - Inside Higher Ed, June 29, 2012
- An Avalanche is Coming - Institute for Public Policy Research
Stanford and SMILI In The News
- Professors propose 'lecture-less' medical school classes - Inside Stanford Medicine, May 2, 2012
- Stanford's professional schools commit to online learning - Stanford Report, September 14, 2012
- Medical education at Stanford gets more interactive by going online - Stanford Report, September 28, 2012
- Online learning initiative reinventine medical school courses - Inside Stanford Medicine, October 8, 2012
- Faculty Senate grapples with the possibilities and challenges of online learning - Stanford Report, October 26, 2012