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E-Learning in Pharmacology and Pharmacy
Department of Pharmaceutical Biology, Institute of Pharmaceutical Biology, University of Mainz, Staudinger Weg 5, 55128 Mainz, Germany
Received: 7 June 2011; in revised form: 5 July 2011 / Accepted: 26 July 2011 / Published: 8 August 2011
Abstract: Computer-based learning facilitates a shift from externally controlled to self-directed learning. Universities and other educational institutions are challenged by these developments and must react appropriately to meet the requirements of education. The term e-learning has been coined to describe a wide range of diverse learning and teaching strategies based on the use of electronic devices. Recently developed concepts in the science of education and learning provide appropriate frameworks for novel e-learning scenarios. The present review introduces strategies and concepts for the implementation of e-learning in academic and non-academic programs and gives an overview of current e-learning activities in pharmacology.
Keywords: drug databases; e-learning; further and continuing education; teaching
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Efferth, T. E-Learning in Pharmacology and Pharmacy. Educ. Sci. 2011, 1, 4-14.
Efferth T. E-Learning in Pharmacology and Pharmacy. Education Sciences. 2011; 1(1):4-14.
Efferth, Thomas. 2011. "E-Learning in Pharmacology and Pharmacy." Educ. Sci. 1, no. 1: 4-14.