Developing an Educational Resource for Increasing Long-Term Retention of Cerebellar Circuitry and Pathways Implementing the Principles of Enduring Understanding

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Title: Developing an Educational Resource for Increasing Long-Term Retention of Cerebellar Circuitry and Pathways Implementing the Principles of Enduring Understanding
Author: Werkmeister, Robert Joseph
Abstract: This thesis focuses on implementing the educational model of enduring understanding as it applies to the visual arts and neuroscience . The thesis was designed around developing an interactive web -based flash program intended to aid in medical students‘ retention of cerebellar circuitry at specific instances in their medical education . It focused on the visual and textual organization laid out within the principles of enduring understanding . By using the first two facets of enduring understanding , explanation and interpretation , the program was designed to teach medical students about the cerebellum‘s structure and function . Both facets provided a framework for the organization of the text and design of the illustrations , two and three -dimensional animations and questions sections . Testing was performed on medical students at varying levels in their medical education for gaps in knowledge and usefulness . These groups included first , second , and fourth year medical students , as well as residents . Further research will test the programs effect on students‘ efficiency and aptitude . Such testing will demand medical students‘ involvement over four years of schooling to determine the programs full efficacy . [Keywords : medical neuroscience ; cerebellum ; enduring understanding ; medical illustration ; interactive program]
URI: http : / /hdl .handle .net /2152 .5 /916
Date: 2010-01-12

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Developing an Educational Resource for Increasing Long-Term Retention of Cerebellar Circuitry and Pathways Implementing the Principles of Enduring Understanding. Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. Available electronically from http : / /hdl .handle .net /2152 .5 /916 .

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