EFFECTIVENESS OF ONLINE EDUCATION OF FUTURE DOCTORS IN THE PROCESS OF TEACHING PHYSIOLOGY
Keywords:physiology, teaching, pandemic, online learning
During COVID-19 pandemic, online learning has become vital to education system as educational institutions were closed to minimize the possibility of infection transmission. COVID-19 pandemic has forced a fast change in the way we deliver both medical education and other educational programs.
The article determines whether teaching physiology with online learning tools was as effective as face-to-face teaching.
The purpose of the article is to summarize data and compare with the experience of physiology department of YSMU. The situation with the pandemic has highlighted the need for effective integration of technology into the traditional medical program.
The use of various technologies (videoconferencing, e-learning platforms etc.)ensures that the teaching and learning processes can continue while avoiding the risk of contact and transmission of the disease. In describing the introduction of educational innovation in medical school in developing countries during COVID-19 pandemic, experience was "challenging, exciting, fulfilling and rewarding", while recognizing the need to further increase of knowledge in terms of the optimal combination of technology with traditional medicine curriculum.
In the article the indicators of mastering the subject of physiology by students of the first and second courses are given. The correlation was significant (r=0.9297) according to Pearson's formula.
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