9780415401425

Being an E-learner in Health and Social Care: A Student's Guide

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  • ISBN13:

    9780415401425

  • ISBN10:

    0415401429

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 2007-06-06
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Summary

E-learning is a new, exciting and increasingly popular way of learning for health and social care professionals, both in the pre- and post-qualification stages. However, many people are apprehensive about what it involves and whether they will be able to study effectively in this way. This book is designed to help students and their tutors to become acquainted with the issues and methods around being an online learner in health and social care. It gives practical advice and provides guidance on developing skills and attitudes for successful online learning within health and social care. Based on the authors? experience of teaching online, the book includes numerous tips and case studies. Topics discussed include: skills and responsibilities for successful online learning the virtual learning environment and using online resources clinical, professional and communication skills online assessment and evaluation. Being an E-Learner in Healthand Social Care is essential reading for all students undertaking online courses or continuing professional development in nursing, public health, social work, social care and health psychology.

Author Biography

Julie Santy is senior lecturer in flexible learning at the Faculty of Health and Social Care, University of Hull, UK Liz Smith is lecturer in applied health studies at the Faculty of Health and Social Care, University of Hull, UK

Table of Contents

List of illustrationsp. vi
Introductionp. 1
E-learning in health and social carep. 5
Skills for successful online learningp. 19
The role of the student in online learningp. 35
The role of the tutor in online learningp. 49
Using online study resourcesp. 63
The virtual learning environmentp. 84
Learning objectsp. 101
Working in online communitiesp. 113
Professional issues in online learningp. 131
Clinical and communication skills and online learningp. 145
Assessment evaluation and researchp. 161
Alphabetical list of websites and URLs used in this bookp. 171
Glossaryp. 173
Indexp. 181
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