D7: Social media: force for good or evil in medical education?
Dr Jonny Guckian
Mr Simon Fleming
Dr Kim Walker
- Gain insights into the principle benefits for academic engagement with social media platforms, including Twitter and Instagram.
- Identify the risks social media may pose to professionalism, health and learning behaviours amongst undergraduates and postgraduates.
- Develop understanding of the evidence base behind effective social media learning for undergraduate medical students.
Social media is one of the most rapidly growing arenas of medical education, with a recent explosion of activity related to educational delivery, assessment, reflection and wellbeing. This ASME debate will tackle the double-edge sword that is social media, drawing on educational theory to provide practical tips and notes of caution for educators.
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