To explore the role of an electronic bulletin board as a means of computer-based learning in reproductive endocrinology for residents in obstetrics and gynecology.
An electronic bulletin board was networked to all residents to present a formal lecture series in reproductive endocrinology and an informal question, answer, and discussion session after each lecture.
Ten lectures were presented, one each month, throughout the academic year followed by question, answer, and discussion sessions.
All lectures could be stored in an electronic file folder or printed as hard copy for review.
A questionnaire was distributed at the conclusion of the project to assess previous resident experience with computers, resident response to, and utilization of the bulletin board.
A residency program in obstetrics and gynecology in a major medical center.
Twenty-four residents in a 4-year program.
Previous computer experience, ease of use, resident participation, and satisfaction with the bulletin board.
Sixty-five percent of the residents considered themselves computer literate and 33% previously had taken a course in computer technology.
Computer experience in word processing, spreadsheet, and database management was related by 55%, 40%, and 25% of the residents, respectively.
Ninety-five percent of the residents accessed the bulletin board for the lectures and found this system a convenient means...
Mots-clés Pascal : Enseignement professionnel, Médecine, Etudiant, Document électronique, Réseau, Endocrinologie, Reproduction, Homme
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Occupational education, Medicine, Student, Electronic document, Network, Endocrinology, Reproduction, Human
Notice produite par :
Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 96-0203761
Code Inist : 002B30A09. Création : 199608.