Presentation on theme: "New Directions in Educational Technology Research Chris Candler – Moderator Jorge Ruiz – The Use of Evidence-Based Multimedia Principles in the Design."— Presentation transcript:
New Directions in Educational Technology Research Chris Candler – Moderator Jorge Ruiz – The Use of Evidence-Based Multimedia Principles in the Design of E-learning Resources Michael Fordis – Self-Assessment Research: What weve learned and where we are going David Cook -- The Research Agenda: The failure of research in educational technology to inform practice, and what we can do about it
2007 AAMC Invited Colloquium on Educational Technology
Framing Questions 1.Which educational theories, principles, or features should be considered when developing effective educational technology? 2.What advantages do the various educational technologies provide over conventional educational approaches? 3.What are the most significant gaps in the educational technology literature?
AAMC Colloquium Findings Educational technology is widely used in medical education & has many advantages The current evidence base is anemic There are research-based guidelines for multimedia and human-patient simulation We should not ask Does it work? but rather, How and when is it most effective?