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Medical students' information literacy education and online website design and implementation

Author ZhouZhiChao
Tutor ZhangShiJing
School Huazhong University of Science and Technology
Course Information Science
Keywords Online Information Literacy Education Medical information literacy Big6 information problem-solving mode Web Design
CLC G258.6
Type Master's thesis
Year 2011
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Medical research purposes in the knowledge era, the rapid development of biomedical and medical evidence popularity of the concept makes more dependent on information and knowledge updating to overcome the disease. Medical students as future clinical practice and medical research reserve army, the requirements of their information literacy has become a global gold standard for practicing physicians. However, the current domestic medical institutions conducted a literature-based information retrieval course there are still many shortcomings literacy education. This study aims to make comprehensive use of qualitative and quantitative research methods, developed for medical students to learn our online information literacy education website, anywhere, anytime to solve medical students personalized, diversified information needs to make more medical students and doctors improve information literacy and lifelong learning. Methods In this study, the use of high-frequency-based Co-citation cluster analysis found that mainstream research information literacy hot research field; through literature database searches and site surveys for online information Literacy Education to conduct research and to carry out domestic and foreign universities Online Information Literacy Education of comparison, identify gaps and can learn from; from information literacy international standards and international medical education minimum basic requirements to start, build a multi-level medical information literacy education model; Finally, constructivism and Big6 information problem-solving mode as the theoretical basis for PHP, MySQL technology as the means of achieving build medical students online information literacy education network. Results (1) information literacy research in the field presents multidisciplinary character, and rich in content, but current research and clinical medicine and public health is most closely combined, health literacy / health information literacy is the focus of research in the field of information literacy. (2) our online information literacy education in the teaching of form and content, there are still a single teaching mode, grasp the meaning of information literacy is not comprehensive, cooperative teaching mechanism is not perfect and other issues. (3) medical information literacy training is a gradual process of strengthening and consolidating constantly, throughout the medical students has always been, and should therefore be for the information needs of different grades, the establishment of a multi-level teaching objectives, teaching content and teaching methods supporting diverse Information Literacy Education mode. Conclusions (1) using the concept of information literacy education a comprehensive reform of the current higher education system and the educational model will become an inevitable trend, medical students online information literacy education network development and realization of this trend has played a role in fueling. (2) The innovation of this study lies in the information problem-solving model applied to medical information literacy education among students through gradual steps to learn the basic information retrieval and evaluation methods. (3) limitation of this study is that the user need to expand the scope of radiation, based on the user experience periodic satisfaction surveys mechanism needs improvement.

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