Emerging Technologies and Work-Integrated Learning Experiences in Allied Health Education

Emerging Technologies and Work-Integrated Learning Experiences in Allied Health Education

Indu Singh (Griffith University, Australia) and Karun Raghuvanshi (Caterpillar of Australia Pty Ltd, Australia)
Projected Release Date: January, 2018|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 298
ISBN13: 9781522538509|ISBN10: 152253850X|EISBN13: 9781522538516|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-3850-9

Description

The Internet serves as an essential tool in promoting health awareness through the circulation of important research among the medical professional community. While digital tools and technologies have greatly improved healthcare, challenges are still prevalent among diverse populations worldwide.

Emerging Technologies and Work-Integrated Learning Experiences in Allied Health Education is a critical scholarly resource that examines constructivist teaching methods and active learning strategies in allied health education to enhance student knowledge and prepare them for the digital age. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics, such as e-learning, microscopic morphology, and virtual reality, this book is geared towards researchers, academicians, medical professionals, and upper level students interested in the advancement and dissemination of medical knowledge.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Blended Learning
  • E-Learning
  • E-Portfolio
  • Hematology
  • Microscopic Morphology
  • Modeling Technology
  • Online Learning Tools
  • Virtual Reality

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Assoc Prof Indu Singh has more than 30 years of experience as practising medical scientist and on job trainer in Clinical Laboratories in Hong Kong and Australia. Indu also has more than 15 years of formal academic research and teaching experience in Haematology, Immunohaematology and Laboratory Medicine at both undergraduate and post graduate level in Australian Universities. She is currently program director of Medical Laboratory Science at Griffith University. Her global industry liaison includes invited committee membership of Australian Institute of Medical Scientists, Australian advocacy group membership of the Institute of Biomedical Sciences UK (Australian representative) and committee member of International Committee on Standardization & Augmentation of Clinical Laboratory Professions (InCoSALP).