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Using a simulator of the human body (HBI), Its impact on learning anatomy in high school students. Stratification by sex and learning style. PROCEEDINGS

, Facultad de Medicina UNAM, Mexico ; , Universidad Pedagogica Nacional, Mexico

EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology, in Tampere, Finland ISBN 978-1-939797-08-7 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC

Abstract

Background. A group of 73 high school students used a simulator of the human body to study anatomy was investigated. Divided into three groups: classes with their teacher, teacher's classes simulator; classes with the professor, simulator and accompanying teacher for. We applied a test before intervention (use of simulator). Test was applied again after a period of two months, in which students were exposed to intervention. The learning styles questionnaire was applied at the beginning. Results: students improve their knowledge; gender was a factor in the results. Theorist and pragmatic learning styles had the best performance.

Citation

Rosas-Munive, M. & Hoyos-Aguilar, V. (2014). Using a simulator of the human body (HBI), Its impact on learning anatomy in high school students. Stratification by sex and learning style. In J. Viteli & M. Leikomaa (Eds.), Proceedings of EdMedia 2014--World Conference on Educational Media and Technology. Tampere, Finland: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved February 20, 2018 from .