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February 23, 2009

A Recent Study by The Journal of the American Medical Association Finds Internet-Based Learning Effective in the Health Professions

The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) recently analyzed the effect of Internet-based instruction for health professions learners compared with no intervention and with non-Internet interventions. Over two hundred eligible studies were analyzed and the overall conclusion reported in JAMA was that "Internet-based learning is associated with large positive effects compared with no intervention. In contrast, effects compared with non-Internet instructional methods are heterogeneous and generally small, suggesting effectiveness similar to traditional methods. Future research should directly compare different Internet-based interventions." To read the JAMA abstract, click here.

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