Clinical Education and Digital Culture

Clinical Education and Digital Culture

The course blog for Clinical Education and Digital Culture

Digital literacy is defined by Jisc, 2015  as  ‘the capabilities which fit someone for living, learning and working in a digital society’ and includes digital identity and well-being, ICT proficiency, digital learning and development, information & media literacy, communication, collaboration and participation. ‘Digital Professionalism is the competence or values expected of a professional when engaged […]

Will Artificial Intelligence (AI) replace Radiologists? A few years back, the so-called ‘godfather of neural networks’, Prof Geoffrey Hinton, made a very provocative statement that kick-started a wave of biblical proportions in radiology. It was late 2016 when he stated: “It’s quite obvious that we should stop training radiologists right now; deep learning is going […]

Trying to think of a topic for the assignment.  Just listened to Rachel Ellaway’s interview  around digital professionalism which was very good.  Listening to the recording of the tutorial on Thursday with Tim, Yannis and Harveen was helpful – Tim said that we should look for something that interests us…. I was really interested in […]

I have been feeling curiously nostalgic about the internet these past few days. First, during an online tutorial I was reminded of Dick Hardt’s presentation of Identity 2.0 a few years ago. (https://youtu.be/RrpajcAgR1E) At the time, it seemed almost a no brainer that online authentication and controlling one’s own data would come to the fore. […]

My assumption is that e-learning is anything that comes through an online experience. I have both experienced this as a learner and a teacher.   My experiences as a learner have been good with online learning. In our company we use brain sharks (similar to audio PowerPoint) and Q-stream for continuous learning as well as modules […]

Well, the course has started – in a week that sees the UK begin to slip out of the reach of the GDPR. GDPR is the robust framework of data protection legislation that seeks to protect personal data used online. In the last 24 hours, UK users of Google will have received a notification about […]

  I wanted to respond to something Ioannis said during Tuesday’s tutorial about the web being “neutral” and “mirroring” traits seen outside of digital environments. I was reminded of Kranzberg’s (1986, p. 545) statement that technology is “neither good nor bad; nor is it neutral.” In other words, the web does not make people behave […]

At the end of an introductory tutorial today, we touched briefly on a half remembered news item regarding Skype adding in background noise to phone calls. This wikipedia entry tells me that it wan’t a dream – though I cannot find the news article that I half remembered. It highlights a curious interplay between people […]

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