Massive Open Online Courses and Medical Education

Authors

  • Omar Aboshady Medical student, Faculty of Medicine, Menoufia University, Egypt.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.5195/ijms.2014.185

Keywords:

Online learning, MOOC, Medical education

Abstract

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Author Biography

Omar Aboshady, Medical student, Faculty of Medicine, Menoufia University, Egypt.

Omar is a final year medical student at Menoufia University, Egypt. He is a  member of the Scientific Committee at Student Research Unit at his university and is working as a  Student Editor at IJMS and Student Reviewer at Res Medica and MSRJ.

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Published

2014-08-04

How to Cite

Aboshady, O. (2014). Massive Open Online Courses and Medical Education. International Journal of Medical Students, 2(3), 142–143. https://doi.org/10.5195/ijms.2014.185

Issue

Section

Letter to the Editor