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What is the Higher Education Academy (HEA) and MEDEV?
How can I let colleagues know about MEDEV and its activities?
Where can I find out about relevant legislation?
What do I need to know about data protection and the Data Protection Act 1998?
Do you have an example of a 'Student Consent' form for audio visual materials using students (e.g. photographs)?
Can you give me some more information about data protection and personal records?
Can you tell me more about the Criminal Records Bureau and the disclosure process?
What is the Bologna Declaration and what are the implications for UK dentistry?
What information have you collected on Health and Safety for student placements/work based experience?
The Special Educational Needs and Disability (SENDA) Act 2001 came into force in September 2002, what do I need to know?
What can you tell me about obtaining patient consent?
Do you know of any tutorials for C&IT skills?
How can I find out about virtual learning environments, managed learning environments, networked learning environments etc?
We are looking to implement a computerised timetabling system. What is currently available?
What is the difference between data conferencing and video conferencing?
How can mobile technology be used in clinical practice?
Can you give me a quick introduction to 'elearning'?
Is there any evidence that computer-based instruction works?
Can you recommend any free online HTML tutorials?
What are the main links for continuing professional development (CPD)?
Are there any resources on the world wide web that offer advice about writing CVs to students?
What is the British National Formulary?
What postgraduate courses are available around the general topic of 'medical education'?
What is the Seventh Framework Programme?
Can you give me some information about the ESRC TLRP Phase 3?
I have heard that multiple-choice questions (MCQs) are biased in favour of males. What is the evidence for this?
Assessment is an important topic for us, I need to know more.
Can you provide some examples of good practice?
Do you have a database of learning resources?
I am interested in learning more about portfolios and logbooks in clinical education.
I have heard that negative marking of multiple-choice questions (MCQs) can have undesirable results. What is the research on this?
What does 'outcomes-based' education mean?
Can you give me some advice on how to write high quality multiple choice and extended matching questions?
What is a ‘learning style’? What implications does it have for my teaching?
What are summative and formative assessment?
What is the visible human dataset and how can it be used?
What is an OSCE?
Where can I find advice on plagiarism?
What can you tell me about peer observation of teaching?
Can you explain some definitions regarding teaching/learning approaches? For example problem-based learning, self directed learning and student centred learning?
What are the major influences for change in the undergraduate dental curriculum?
What resources are there for people developing Problem or Case Based Learning (PBL)?
Where can I obtain animal skeletons or models for use in teaching veterinary students?
I'd like to see a list of all past funded programmes and projects, can you help?
Have you any funding to disseminate?
What is the Campbell Collaboration?
What are the current National Service Frameworks and how are they implemented?
Can you explain the difference between Electronic Patient Records (EPR) and Electronic Health Records (EHR)?
Are clinical governance and health informatics part of the same team?
Everyone knows the importance of accurate, high quality health data, but what systems, packages or organisations are in place to assess quality?
What is an integrated care pathway?
Are there any new developments in copyright guidelines for access to journals by visually impaired people?
Where can I find out more regarding disability issues?
Bids often ask that the application includes a breakdown of costings for dissemination events. What sort of costs should I include?
Can you give me some advice on dissemination?
Delicious tags of MEDEV recommended resources.
Extended summaries of AMEE guides
Medical Coding Schools
HALS OER: Open educational resources in health & life sciences
178 free books on medicine available online from Oxford Text Archive
MEDEV, School of Medical Sciences Education Development,
Faculty of Medical Sciences, Newcastle University, NE2 4HH
+44(0) 191 222 5888