Professor Lisa Merschel received a CIT Jump-Start grant to purchase 15 Boomalang licenses for her intermediate Spanish class (Spanish 203) in Spring 2017. Merschel is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Romance Studies. It’s …

This month marks the launch of a new website showcasing the history, culture, and stories of Spanish and French speakers in Durham. There are plans to add pages exploring additional language groups; look for Arabic …

Guest post by Rene Caputo, Fellow and ESL Specialist, TWP, and Denise Comer, Director of First-year Writing, TWP Duke’s incoming undergraduate class is comprised of around 10% international students. According to Dean Guttentag in “Duke Students: …

Led by Dr. Kyle Covington, over 60 Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) students used iPads during a two-week clinical experience. Groups of three or four students were issued one iPad loaded with medical and research apps to …

Dr. Craig Roberts, the assistant director of education of the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences, teaches students about learning and memory, while experimenting with student learning using 2 and 3 dimensional learning materials. In one …

A guest post by Kenneth Rogerson, Lecturer in Public Policy and Director of Undergraduate Studies, Sanford School of Public Policy .  In Spring 2011, Rogerson worked in collaboration with Denise Comer, Thompson Writing Program, and  Rebecca Vidra, Lecturer, …

A guest post by Rebecca Vidra, Lecturer, Nicholas School of the Environment.  In Spring 2011, Vidra worked in collaboration with Denise Comer, Thompson Writing Program, and Kenneth Rogerson, Lecturer in Public Policy and Director of Undergraduate …

In Spring 2010, Denise Comer, Thompson Writing Program, worked in collaboration with Kenneth Rogerson, Lecturer in Public Policy and Director of Undergraduate Studies, Sanford School of Public Policy; and Rebecca Vidra,Lecturer, Nicholas School of the Environment, …

Jen’nan Read, Associate Professor, Sociology and Global Health Institute Project Description: CIT funded the purchase of several iPads for Duke sociologist Jen’nan Read’s Research Methods course to explore the uses of Apple’s device as a …

iPads in Medical Education and Clinical Care

Guest post by Bradford Perez, MD, Duke School of Medicine
The goal of our project was to improve the quality of medical education and clinical care by harnessing new technologies we thought would help with information gathering and clinical decision-making. We distributed iPads to members of two teams in internal medicine and asked them to complete weekly surveys about the experience for eight weeks.

Guest post by Bradford Perez, MD, Duke School of Medicine
The goal of our project was to improve the quality of medical education and clinical care by harnessing new technologies we thought would help with information gathering and clinical decision-making. We distributed iPads to members of two teams in internal medicine and asked them to complete weekly surveys about the experience for eight weeks.