Special Issue "Social Media and Mobile Technologies for Healthcare Education"
A special issue of Informatics (ISSN 2227-9709).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (15 March 2017).
Interests: health informtics; education; chronic condition self management; social media use; m-learning; nursing informatics
Interests: evaluation; digital professionalism; health literacy; higher education; human computer interaction; nursing; mobile learning; mobile technology; nursing informatics; participatory health; primary health; social media
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals
Social media and mobile technologies are important new tools in healthcare education, both to assist healthcare professionals learn and maintain their craft, and for education of patients and families. Social media, particularly linked with mobile technologies, is being used to support healthcare professionals in higher education and maintaining professional development in the workplace. They are also becoming important as tools for educating patients and their families in relation to healthcare needs. This Special Issue seeks submissions offering research results and case studies that advance the state of the art of the methodologies aimed at the application of social media or mobile technologies for healthcare education.
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Elizabeth Cummings
Ms. Carey Mather
Manuscript Submission Information
Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.
Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Informatics is an international peer-reviewed open access quarterly journal published by MDPI.
Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 1000 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.
- Social media
- Mobile learning
- Educational technology
- Connected learning
- Digital professionalism