Effective e-learning for health professionals and students—barriers and their solutions. A systematic review of the literature—findings from the HeXL project
Version of Record online: 9 NOV 2005
Health Information & Libraries Journal
Volume 22, Issue Supplement s2, pages 20–32, December 2005
How to Cite
Childs, S., Blenkinsopp, E., Hall, A. and Walton, G. (2005), Effective e-learning for health professionals and students—barriers and their solutions. A systematic review of the literature—findings from the HeXL project. Health Information & Libraries Journal, 22: 20–32. doi: 10.1111/j.1470-3327.2005.00614.x
- Issue online: 9 NOV 2005
- Version of Record online: 9 NOV 2005
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Systematic Literature Review Bibliography
Note: The context of the article is coded as follows: * = Clinical; ** = Higher education; *** = Other.
- 9Department of Health. Working Together—Learning Together. A Framework for Lifelong Learning in the NHS. London: Department of Health, 2001, Available at: http://www.dh.gov.uk/PublicationsAndStatistics/Publications/PublicationsPolicyAndGuidance/PublicationsPolicyAndGuidanceArticle/fs/en?CONTENT_ID=4009558&chk=tCWmaW *
- 13E-learning in perioperative education. Surgical Services Management 2002, 8, 20–2. *&
- 19Walking through the fire: integrating technology to enhance the research skills of minority mental health student researchers. Journal of Technology in Human Services 2002, 19, 91–107. **&
- 21Technology enhanced learning for occupational and environmental health nursing: a global imperative. AAOHN Journal 2000, 48, 175–84. *, &
- 24Focus. A pilot study to assess the case for e-learning in the NHS. NT Research 2002, 7, 428–43. *&
- 25Leading by example. Training Magazine 2002: (October), 16–7. *
- 29Computer conferencing in graduate nursing education: Perceptions of students and faculty. Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing 1999, 30, 272–8. **, &
- 30Traditional lecture format compared to computer-assisted instruction in pharmacy calculations. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education 1998, 62, 62–6. **, &
- 31Measuring effectiveness of health education in a web-based learning environment: a preliminary report. Higher Education Research and Development 1999, 18, 233–46.**, &
- 32Moving toward technology-supported instruction in human service practice: The ‘virtual classroom’. Journal of Technology in Human Services 1999, 16, 97–111. **
- 33E-learning for continuing education: exploring a new frontier. MLO (Medical Laboratory Observer) 2001, 33, 24–8. *
- 34Instructional computing in Alberta nursing programs as perceived by program leaders. AARN Newsletter 1989, 45, 29–32. *
- 37Assessing outcomes of an academic computing initiative. Journal of Dental Education 1998, 62, 432–40. **
- 38IM & T in the nursing curriculum. Health Informatics 1995, 1, 26–8. **
- 40Active Learning Centre: Utilization patterns of an interactive educational World Wide Web site. Proceedings of the AMIA Symposium 1999, 627–31. **&
- 42An online course in health policy: Pearls and perils of cyberspace teaching. Distance Education Report 1998, 2, 4–5. **&
- 43E-Iearning. General Practice Manager Briefing 2001, 71, 5–8. *.
- 45Development of continuing nursing education offerings for the World Wide Web. Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing 2001, 32, 107–13. **&
- 46Teaching at a distance using interactive video. Journal of Allied Health 1998, 27, 137–41. **, , &
- 48Update on Elearning Project. Southampton: Faculty of Social Sciences. University of Southampton, 2003. (Original report: & Building capacity to support the social work degree. A Scoping Study for the Department of Health e-learning Steering Group. Southampton: Social Policy and Social Work Learning and Teaching Support Network (SWAPltsn), Faculty of Social Sciences. University of Southampton, 2003. Original report available at: http://www.dh.gov.uk/assetRoot/04/03/46/94/04034694.pdf. Website: http://www.swap.ac.uk/elearning/introduction.asp) **
- 52A distance learning program in advanced general dentistry. Journal of Dental Education 1998, 62, 975–84. **, &
- 53Comparative evaluation of a CORE based learning environment for nuclear medicine. Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia 1999, 8, 457–73. **, &
- 55Education problems and Web-based teaching: how it impacts dental educators? Journal of the American College of Dentists 2001, 68, 25–34. **
- 57Distance education for dentists: Improving the quality of online instruction. American Journal of Distance Education 2000, 14, 49–59. **, , &
- 58E-learning: A new way of learning. National electronic Library for health (NeLH) Management Briefing. 2002. Available at: http://rms.nelh.nhs.uk/healthManagement/briefings.asp *
- 60Development and evaluation of computer-based tutorials in biochemistry and medicinal chemistry. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education 1998, 62, 24–30. **&
- 61Implementation and student assessment of intranet-based learning resources. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education 1998, 62, 302–6. **, &
- 64New choices for continuing education: a statewide survey of the practices and preferences of nurse practitioners. Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing 2002, 33, 88–91. *&
- 65Use of World Wide Web server and browser software to support a first-year medical physiology course. Advances in Physiology Education 1997, 17, S1–S14. **, , &