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Wikis, blogs and podcasts: a new generation of Web-based tools for virtual collaborative clinical practice and education

Maged N Kamel Boulos1*, Inocencio Maramba1 and Steve Wheeler2

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1 Faculty of Health and Social Work, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon PL4 8AA, UK

2 Faculty of Education, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon PL4 8AA, UK

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BMC Medical Education 2006, 6:41  doi:10.1186/1472-6920-6-41

Published: 15 August 2006

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Wikis, blogs and podcasts: emerging tools for virtual collaborative practice and learning/CPD in medicine. An illustrated PowerPoint introducing wikis, blogs and podcasts, and their use in medical education and practice, with pointers to some online medical and health-related examples of these tools (format: PPT). (Note: slide 35 has embedded sound; please turn on your speakers.)

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Web 2.0 tools: underpinning pedagogy, uses, and best practices in education. An illustrated PowerPoint PDF introducing the underpinning pedagogy of Web 2.0 tools, their uses and best practices in the context of higher education, together with a comprehensive Webliography about the subject. The presentation covers wikis, blogs, wikis vs. blogs, podcasts, and confluence of Web 2.0 tools, e.g., blikis and voice wikis (format: PDF).

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