Pocketsnips: Ubiquitous as YouTube but with Cutting Edge Quality – Creating Useful Videos for Teaching Medical Procedures PROCEEDINGS
David Topps, NOSM, Canada ; Joyce Helmer, Cambrian College, Canada ; Richard Witham, NOSM, Canada ; Lorraine Carter, Laurentian University School of Nursing, Canada
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education, in Quebec City, Canada ISBN 978-1-880094-63-1 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA
Teaching videos tend to be dry, didactic and detailed. Much costly time is wasted capturing 'talking heads' and describing material which is just as easily understood from a textbook. By concentrating on the essential kinetic elements of procedures, and combining these with sophisticated digital video, compression and streaming techniques, we have optimized our production and publication methods for a wide variety of users and situations. Broad collaboration has enhanced the breadth and depth of content available, while controlling costs and ensuring quality, safety and standardization. By condensing the dynamic elements of clinical skills and procedures into very short video clips for teaching and refresher purposes, we make these accessible at the point-of-care: “just-in-time” reminders and updates.
Topps, D., Helmer, J., Witham, R. & Carter, L. (2007). Pocketsnips: Ubiquitous as YouTube but with Cutting Edge Quality – Creating Useful Videos for Teaching Medical Procedures. In T. Bastiaens & S. Carliner (Eds.), Proceedings of E-Learn 2007--World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education (p. 171). Quebec City, Canada: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved September 24, 2017 from https://www.learntechlib.org/p/26322/.
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