Author: Rob Hart

Peninsula Communication Skills: app update

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The Peninsula Communication Skills (PCS) app has been well received since its development a few years ago. Students benefit from the apps various vignettes it provides for scenarios such as breaking bad news and my favourite: Dealing with angry patients. Those…

Globus Pharyngeus: Mobile app updates

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  Technology aside, what is Globus Pharyngeus? Globus Pharyngeus is the term applied to the sensation of a lump or discomfort in the throat. This is a fairly common condition and represents about 4% of new referrals to an Ear,…

Globus Pharyngeus: App design

THE DESIGN After reviewing the content required for the app, the feature requests and some discussions around who it’s for and how it will be used, I created a few initial draft designs which highlighted how the app will be…

Globus Pharyngeus: The app idea

The following information about Globus Pharyngeus was written by Mr. Hisham Khalil and has been copied from the ENT Plymouth website. For more information, visit ENT Plymouth’s website. What is Globus Pharyngeus? Globus Pharyngeus is the term applied to the…

iCARE: Show me the data!

As hinted in my previous blog post, I’ve been working on a dashboard web app to show iCARE app data captured from Sierra Leonne. I began working on this using a simple Bootstrap template as its super useful for creating…

iCARE: What we’ve learned 7 months on

It has been around 7 months since the iCARE Community project was launched and begun being widely used in Sierra Leonne. And whilst the app itself has been functioning excellently, there has still been various issues and challenges that are…

Game Based Learning: Get Ready!

— This post was written by Luke McGowan — As part of my PGCAP course in 2013 I did a module on Technology Enhanced Learning. I took this as an opportunity to do some investigation into Digital Game Based Learning…

Referral Tracking in xAPI

— This post was written by Elizabeth Seymour — I have recently been experimenting with xAPI (also known as the TinCan API), which is a new way to track experiences through eLearning. xAPI can track many things (see the full…

Innovation and centralisation: A myth

— This post was written by Arunangsu Chatterjee — Is it possible to remain innovative through a centralised organisational management structure? Drawing a parallel to a centralised and decentralised economy, Qian and Xu (1992) argued that screening mechanism for innovative…

Augmented reality solution comparisons

— This post was written by Tim Wheeler — Today I will be talking about augmented reality development and I will be exploring the differences between the three leading programmes available on the market at the moment. Lets start with: Blippar.com…