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An Interactive Method Of Teaching Blood Cell Identification: Evaluating The System
Author(s): Joan N. McHam; Arthur I. Karshmer; Michael Shaw
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Paper Abstract

The task of teaching medical personnel how to identify blood cells is complicated by several factors relating to the type of teaching equipment required and the amount of teacher-student interaction available in the traditional teaching environment. Equipment such as 'double headed' microscopes and slide projectors have been used in the classroom as interactive teaching tools, but are of limited value as they require the presence of an instructor during the basic phase of learning blood cell identification. Textbooks and manuals augment this process in a non-interactive fashion. A student can therefore expect a rather small number of 'interactive' hours of instruction during a normal course in blood cell identification.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 November 1982
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0375, Medical Imaging and Image Interpretation, (1 November 1982); doi: 10.1117/12.934692
Show Author Affiliations
Joan N. McHam, New Mexico State University (United States)
Arthur I. Karshmer, New Mexico State University (United States)
Michael Shaw, University of New Mexico (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0375:
Medical Imaging and Image Interpretation
Judith M. S. Prewitt, Editor(s)

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