Track 2. Technological advances and teaching innovation applied to Health Sciences education


As we become more integrated into a global world, technological advances and teaching innovation that are grounded in Science have become crucial. Rapid advancements in science education and information technology provide promising resources that require many academic disciplines to work together. Developing new tools and defining new methodologies to share educational experiences, including empirical studies that support their efficiency, constitute a promising approach to improve Health Sciences. The aim of this session is to encourage and enable the exchange of information related with the advance and support of Health Science Education.


Experiences in Health Sciences Education
Educational Trends and Best Practice Contributions
Enhancing Learning and Learning Experiences
Workplace Training
Transferring Skills and Disciplines
Health Sciences Curriculum Design and Development
European Higher Education Area: The Bologna Declaration and ECTS Experiences
Educational and Training Staff

Pedagogical Innovations in Health Sciences Education
Learning and Teaching Methodologies
Evaluation and Assessment of Student Learning
New Learning/Teaching Models
Language Learning Innovations
Collaborative and Problem-based Learning

Experiences in Research
Academic Research Projects
Research Methodologies
Links between Education and Research
New projects and Innovations

e-learning Projects and Experiences in Health Sciences
Mobile Learning
Training, Evaluation and Assessment
Virtual Learning Environments (VLEs)
Learning Management Systems (LMS)
Online/Virtual Laboratories
Virtual Universities
Online Assessment

Emerging Technologies in Education
Technology-Enhanced Learning
Advanced Classroom Technology
Web Classroom Applications
Mobile/Wireless Technologies (PDA, SmartPhones, etc)
Emerging Technologies in Education. Touch and Multisensory Technologies

Health Sciences Educational Software
Computer Software on Education
Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia
Animation and 3D Systems
Learning Tools
Educational Software Experiences
Videos for Learning (YouTube Generation)

Paper language



Session will be composed of ten-minute oral presentations on different topics encompassing all aspects of technological advances and teaching innovations involving Health Sciences Education.



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Track Scientific Committee

Juan A. Juanes Méndez (University of Salamanca, Spain) – Chair
Pablo Ruisoto Palomera (University of Salamanca, Spain) – Chair
Francisco Pastor Vázquez (University of Valladolid, Spain)
Alberto Prats Galino (University of Barcelona, Spain)
Ferran Prados Carrasco (Centre for Medical Image Computing. London. UK)
Anna Puigdellívol-Sánchez (Universidad de Barcelona)
Joan San Molina (Universidad de Girona)
Fermín Viejo Tirado (Complutense University of Madrid, Spain)

(To be completed)

Special Issue

Selected papers from this track will be invited to submit an extended version to Revista Educación Médica (

More info

Juan A. JuanesDr. Juan A. Juanes Méndez
University of Salamanca
Avda. Alfonso X El Sabio s/n
Salamanca 37007