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  • Alexander S (1995) 'Teaching and Learning on the World Wide Web' Institute for Interactive Media, University of Technology, Sydney, AusWeb95 Conference, 1995 - Last Accessed 24/01/13
  • Bostock S (1998) "Constructivism in Mass Higher Education: a Case Study", British Journal of Educational Technology, 29, 3, pp 225-240
  • Carwille J (2007) "A Constructivist Approach to Online Teaching and Learning", Inquiry, Volume 12, Number 1, Spring 2007, 68-73, available at (Accessed 3 Mar 13)
  • Candler C, Blair R (1998) 'An Analysis of Web-Based Instruction in a Neurosciences Course', Medical Education online, Volume III, Issue III, Fall 1998 [ - look under Articles.
  • Cook DA, Garside S, Levinson AJ, Dupras DM, Montori VM (2010) "What do we mean by web-based learning", Medical Education 2010: 44: 765–774
  • Chen, Sherry Yu-Hua & Ford, Nigel J. (1997)  "Towards adaptive information systems: individual differences and hypermedia"  Information Research, 3(2) Available at: [Last Accessed 2 Feb 13]
  • Day, J, Foley, J, Groeneweg, R and Van der Mast, C (2004) “Enhancing the classroom learning experience with web lectures”, (last viewed: 14/02/2013)
  • Dexter H, Tim D, (2010) "Technology-enhanced learning - appraising the evidence", MEDICAL EDUCATION 2010; 44: 746–748 (available via module resources)
  • Lovell K, Vignare K (2009) "MSU Medical Colleges Blended Learning for First Year Science Courses: Uniting Pedagogy to Maximize Experience and Real World Limitations", Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks, Volume 13: Issue 1, freely available from 
  • Medical Education Online- various articles (look under Archives at [Last Accessed 26/02/13]
    • Doyle, D J (2002) "Simulation in Medical Education: Focus on Anesthesiology" Vol 7 with samples given such as the Mechanical Ventilation Simulator at
    • Euliano T Y, Lee, A I, Melker J, Schmalfuss IM (2003) "Development and Evaluation of an Internet-Based Airway Evaluation Tutorial", Vol 8. The tutorial is viewable at
    • Willcockson IU, Phelps C (2010) "Keeping learning central: a model for implementing emerging technologies", Vol 15, No 10
    • Malloy M H "Enhanced Web-Based Otitis Study Case vs Simple Paper-Case: Impact on Medical Student Objec-tive Structured Clinical Exam (OSCE) Performance "
  • Owston RD (1997) The World Wide Web: A Technology to Enhance Teaching and Learning?, EDUCATIONAL RESEARCHER, VOL 26, NO. 2, MARCH 1997, PP 27-33. [Last Accessed 29/3/13]
  • Ryder M, Wilson B (1996) Affordances and Constraints of the Internet for Learning and Instruction, University of Colorado Scholarly Publications, Paper presented to Assoc for Educational Communications Technology, Available from The paper takes an historical and 'post modern view of learnng and draws conclusions about learning on the 'Net. [Last accessed 29/1/13]
  • Tweddle S, Avis P, Wright J, Waller T (1998) "Towards Criteria for Evaluating Web Sites", British Journal of Educational Technology, July 1998, volume 29, issue 3 [ the criteria is pretty standard but there are useful medical references on the topic].
  • Wheeler D W, Whittlestone K D, Smith H L, Gupta A K, Menon  D K on behalf of the East Anglian Peri-operative Medicine Undergraduate Teaching Forum. (2003) A web-based system for teaching, assessment and examination of the undergraduate peri-operative medicine curriculum. Anaesthesia 58:11, 1079-1086 (Anaesthesia can be accessed by the e-journals part of QCAT)