An interactive computer-assisted...
An interactive computer-assisted learning program (CAL) to teach foundation level respiratory physiology to undergraduate students.
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The price covers all students within a department (multi-user educational licence). Once payment has been received the software is supplied as a download. Online Previews before purchasing are available on request.
This highly interactive program is designed to be used as a student-centred, self-paced learning resource and would occupy students for 3-4 hours. The content is divided into several sections accessible from a menu:
High quality interactive graphics and animations are used extensively to explain principles such as how the respiratory muscles and diaphragm interact to cause inspiration and expiration. Throughout the emphasis is on problem-based tasks - interpretation of graphical data (e.g. haemoglobin dissociation curves), interpretation of experimental data, calculations (e.g. ventilatory volumes and dead space, volume of oxygen in arterial and venous blood), and exercises to stimulate understanding. There are also self-assessment questions (multiple choice, multiple true/false) in each section.
Recommended System Requirements: Microsoft Windows XP (32 bit), Windows Server 2003 (32-bit), Windows Server 2008 (32 bit), Windows Vista (32 bit), Windows 7 (32 bit and 64 bit), Windows 8, 2.33GHz or faster x86-compatible processor, or Intel Atom 1.6GHz or faster processor for netbooks, 128MB of RAM (1GB of RAM recommended for netbooks); 128MB of graphics memory, Internet Explorer 7.0 or later, Mozilla Firefox 4.0 or later, Google Chrome, Safari 5.0 or later, or Opera 11.