Section Editors

  • Trevor Lambert, Oxford University
  • Matthias Siebeck, University of Munich
  • Tim Wilkinson, University of Otago

Deputy Section Editors

  • Clare Delany, The University of Melbourne

Executive Editor

  • Fernando Marques, Biomed Central


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    Team-based learning in a low-income setting

    The inclusion of Team-Based Learning methods in a medical curriculum is a feasible and effective solution to provide high-quality medical education in resource-limited settings.

    BMC Medical Education 2014, 14:63
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    Distance education in a virtual world

    The use of virtual world settings can accomodate distance learners through virtual world text, visuals, and voice, and allows them to return to the unique environment at a later time to continue learning.

    BMC Medical Education 2014, 14:36



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