Application of information and communication technologies in the course Cultivation of viruses, riketsii, chlamids in the laboratory conditions

Abstract number: R2391

Yotovska K., Genova-Kalou P.

Introduction: The development and distribution of information and communication technologies and Internet expand the opportunities for communication, exchange of information and change the work environmental and life style to everyone. The Blended learning is characterized by integration of different information and communication technologies in a traditional educational context. Regarding the content and organization this integration may be very diverse in different co-relation of the traditional and online educational technologies. The technologies can be used to support the teaching, learning and pedagogical communication.

Objective: The objective of the research is to perform on mosaic organized online educational resources with the relevant structure corresponding to the goals of the course "Cultivation of viruses, riketsii, chlamids in the laboratory conditions" from the post graduated education of masters' and bachelors' medical specialists. In this publication we propose a technology with description of the steps for developing a web-based course with a dynamic content with interactive possibilities. The course also integrates the legal documentation and includes the following topics: general theory, main terms of virus vaccines production and their application in practice, and therapy of the virus infections.

Materials and Methods: Theoretical analysis and synthesis, questionnaire, information and communication technologies.

Results: Full with content resources were created as a decision of some lections and practical lessons. They could be obtained from online resources, adapted and amended as well as tasks on different education activities. The text resources and cases are oriented to self education for finalizing of learning in regard with specification in the students education.

Conclusion: The new information and communication technologies allow the places, time, speed and level of the education to be defined by the student. It gives a different overview of the educational process, leading to faster results with lower expenses, free access to educational materials and clear concept of every participant in the educational process.

Session Details

Date: 10/04/2010
Time: 00:00-00:00
Session name: Abstracts 20th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
Location: Vienna, Austria, 10 - 13 April 2010
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