Heart Murmur Pro

By Jay Mercer, Madeleine Montpetit, and Rebecca J. Hogue App: Heart Murmur Pro – The Heart Sound Database Cost: $2.99 Function: Enhancement Heart Murmur Pro is an app that allows learners to hear a variety of pathological heart sounds, some

MSK Injections

By Jay Mercer, Madeleine Montpetit, and Rebecca J. Hogue App: MSK Injections by Elsevier, Inc. Cost: $29.99 Function: Enhancement MSK Injections by Elsevier is a textbook application that has been enhanced to include a variety of video clips that provide

Importance of Titles

I noticed the other day when I posted video clips to Vimeo, if I used more descriptive (longer) titles, then more people re-tweeted my videos. This behaviour has encouraged me to be more descriptive in my titles. For example, rather


In educational design research, improved design is achieved through multiple iterations of the design. Iterations occur at both the macro and the micro level. In this study macro iterations occurred at the program design level. With each new data point,

Research questions

Looking back at my proposal, my research questions are: (1) How can iPads be used to support teaching and supervising residents in Family Medicine? (2) What artifacts (e.g. facilitator guides, facilitator presentation material, participant resources) support the implementation of an


After the delivery the first workshop, the overwhelming comments were that the physicians wanted a resource to support the workshop. Seeing the information at the workshop was useful, but they wouldn’t retain that information. After much thought and consideration, I

Program Evaluation

Reading through Guskey (2002), I am reminded that I need to be asking questions relating to the structure and organizational support in my end of session surveys. Questions to ask on the survey: Would you have attended this workshop if