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Computer Based Learning for evaluation

The following CBL packages are for evaluation purposes - they are in addition to those viewed in class. Some of the links below are to sites which host a range of resources, e.g. e-LfH Most of the resources listed can be viewed on the Web, some by arrangement. You are advised to make time outside of class to view these packages....the tutor can set up times for you to come and view.

To look for other packages look through CAL Reviews (listed below) and or other sites listed on the menu at Medical/Health Science Sites. See also Aberdeen, University of, Medical Faculty CAL Unit (listed below) and Web Based Learning Resources - Medical Web courseware collected by the Higher Education Academy.

Aberdeen, University of, Medical Faculty CAL Unit which has various published projects and free Web-CAL examples - their web site is

They have an award winning student-created example at

The describe their elearning framework at

Alan Lindsay ECG Learning centre "Derivation of the Electocardiogram" ,  University of Utah, [Last Accessed 24 Jan 2013]

Baylor College of Medicine have listed "Otolaryngology Resources on the Internet: Online Educational Resources", Last Accessed 24 Mar 14

BBC's History site. This includes 3-D Reconstructions (simulations) -, [scroll to the bottom of the page]. They require the Flash plug-in. A link is provided to BBC Webwise [] to guide you step by step. [Last Accessed 24 Jan 13]

BBC Language Learning -

The Biology Project (1995) Range of tutorials at The Biology Project at The University of Arizona, []. [Last Accessed 13 Jan13]

Catalog of Clinical Images: posted by University of California, San Diego: - this is where I found "Challenge your cardiovascular knowledge and skills". [Last accessed 28 Mar 13]

ElearningExamples - a site where David ? curates "the best mutimedia learning examples", for example, Interactive Ear – Guide to Human Hearing, Last Accessed 3 March 2014.

e-LfH is a Health Education England Programme in partnership with the NHS and Professional Bodies providing high quality content free of charge for the training of the NHS workforce across the UK: last accessed 21 October 2014 - thank you to Paul for this site. Need to register as a NHS staff member to access

The NHS eLearning Repository (requires a user account) last accessed 13 October 2014 

FLS - fundamentals of laparoscopic surgery,

Genetic Science Learning Centre [] - Any range of topics can be followed through [Last Accessed 24 Feb 06]

General Practice Family Medicine on-line from Penn State College of Medicine - Currently 43 topic areas relevant to general practice are covered from abdominal pain to stroke. The system facilitates the student emailing their answers to the MEQ style scenarios to their tutors.

An online textbook about human anatomy and physiology  

Human Anatomy Online - Last Accessed 31 Jan 13.

Hand Hygiene, Learning Object; Universities' Collaboration in eLearning (UCEL), Produced by School of Nursing and Academic Division of Midwifery, University of Nottingham

Harvard College - Inner Life of the cell from their Multimedia Production Centre,

Interactive Health Tutorials,, Patient Education Institute

Look out for IVIMEDS -

Jaffe C C, Lynch P J (2000) Cardiothoracic Imaging, Yale University School of Medicine,

JAMA Multimedia Index Page,

Knee Guru,, not CBL per se but a site for patients. KNEE PROBLEMS, KNEE INJURY, DIAGNOSIS,SURGERY, REHABILITATION, CLINICS, SURGEONS ........patients, athletic trainers, physiotherapists, knee surgeons and researchers have all contributed to building the KNEEguru knowledge base.

MathsNet A-Level Plus is an independent educational website providing free mathematics resources to the education community. Its aim is to offer truly interactive resources that are both wide and deep in terms of their applicability and usefulness. Look at their A/A2 interactive resources:

"Interactive Health Tutorials: MedlinePlus presents interactive health tutorials from the Patient Education Institute. Learn about the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment for a variety of diseases and conditions. Also learn about surgeries, prevention and wellness. Each tutorial includes animated graphics, audio and easy-to-read language." MedlinePlus:, Last Accessed 28 April 13

MIT OpenCourseWare - OCW is a free publication of course materials used at MIT. Get lecture notes, problem sets, labs and more. Watch lecture videos and demonstrations. Study a wide variety of subjects. With the disclaimer: OCW does not grant degrees or certificates. OCW does not provide access to MIT faculty. Materials may not reflect entire content of the course - 

University of Oklahoma College of Medicine Irwin H. Brown Office of Continuing Medical Education - [Last Accessed 3/03/06] 

Rice Virtual Lab in Statistics, Very useful resource for learning stats, uses simulations, hypertext. [] Last Accessed 2/02/06

The Stroke Training and Awareness Resources (STARs) Project was commissioned by the Scottish Government to produce an e-learning resource which would enhance the educational opportunities for health and social care staff working with people affected by stroke -, Last Accessed 14/01/13

Stewart. P (1998) Physiology of the Kidney, World Anaesthesia Online, Issue 9 (1998) Article 6: [] [Last Accessed 13 Jan 13]

University of California, San Diego, Catalog of Clinical Images, [Last Accessed 3 June 2013]

University of Tasmania - Examplars and advice about using PowerPoint in imaginative ways [] Last Accessed 24 Feb 13.

Virtual lecture at Queen's,

The Virtual Autopsy site at the University of Leicester, Dept of Pathology: -  [Last Accessed 24 Jan 13] and see this article from The Guardian, 23 February 2013, Virtual autopsy: does it spell the end of the scalpel?

Virtual Pathology at the University of Leeds, Last Accessed 18 March 2014, thanks to Stephen I for this link

Virtual Seminars for Teaching Literature (1999) about WW1 Poetry  -   [Last Accessed 24 Jan 13]

WebSurg is a virtual surgical university, accessible from anywhere in the world through the Internet [some elements requires registration] - thank you to Liam for this.

Web Based Learning Resources

Zachary J L (1996) Interest Tutorial from Introduction to Scientific Programming Computational Problem Solving Using: Maple and C [Last Accessed 13 Jan 13]