Category Archives: Resources

Augmented Reality used for Dental School Open Day

At the recent University Open Day the Dental School produced a number of bite-sized videos for prospective students to view and find out a little more about various areas of the School.  Delivery of these videos was through Aurasma, an augmented reality style app. Students were able to use their mobile devices to scan selected images… Read More »

2015 Aungshuk Ghosh e-Learning Prize – submit your nominations by 23rd February

The Aungshuk Ghosh prize is open to all Bristol medical students that have developed innovative technology-enhanced material during their time as an undergraduate. The aim of the prize is to reward and recognise the innovative use of technology or e-learning, which has made a valuable contribution to medical education. This prize is awarded by the Faculty… Read More »

Thinklabs One Digital Stethoscope

Happy New Year everyone! This year we’ve managed to acquire a Thinklabs One Digital Stethoscope (thanks, Santa). We had quite a specific objective in mind for this tool, which, up until this point has been quite tricky to achieve – that is, to be able to offer the facility for clinical lecturers to pick up heart and lung sounds within… Read More »

Creating online learning resources

By | December 12, 2014

Trying to find out about the host of  ‘e-learning’ tools available, then signing up, and applying them to your particular brief can be a lengthy process. In this post my aim is to make you aware of some of the tools that are available, grouping them into categories so you can better understand their purpose and function. Actually, while… Read More »

Poll Everywhere Online Voting: Review

By | March 20, 2014

Having used and provided training for some student response systems before (notably TurningPoint), it was great to be part of supporting a new one; Poll Everywhere, during one of the lectures I was helping to capture for one of the MBChB first year modules. Poll Everywhere works by allowing responders to vote on an answer, or… Read More »

e-Learning Prize Awarded

By | October 31, 2013

Our annual Aungshuk Ghosh e-Learning Prize has been awarded to 4th year medical student Finn Catling for his “Prepare for the PSA (Prescribing Skills Assessment)” website. The site aims to give students a better understanding of the national PSA assessment that our students complete in their 5th year, and includes a series of practice questions… Read More »

BCVC and e-Learning team release paediatric clinic skills videos

Category: Resources
By | October 31, 2013

The Bristol Children’s Vaccine Centre (BCVC), headed by Professor Adam Finn, has developed some paediatric clinic skills videos with support from the e-learning team and JISC Digital Media. The first video shows how blood is taken from children, and is not only used for staff training at the Children’s Hospital, but it is also provided… Read More »