Mission

To provide a forum for medical educators, TEL specialists and researchers of TEL. To enable sharing of best practice and fostering collaboration.

Aim

The TEL group aims to share knowledge and disseminate best practice.  In particular the group has identified the need to develop a robust evidence base to support and inform the use of TEL.

Vision

To support the development of research and scholarly activity exploring the impact of TEL on medical education.

History

The Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) Special Interest Group was formed in May 2012 to provide a forum for sharing best practice and fostering collaboration. It was designed to bring together medical educators who use TEL in their teaching, TEL specialists who develop and shape TEL practice within their organisations or at a national level and researchers of TEL.

How the SIG works

Overview

Name of this SIG?

TEL – Technology Enhanced Learning.

What is its purpose?

To provide a forum for sharing best practice and fostering collaboration. The TEL group aims to share knowledge and disseminate best practice. In particular the group has identified the need to develop a robust evidence base to support and inform the use of TEL, and to identify the impact.

What events and activities does it organise?

TEL oral paper sessions at ASM. Best TEL oral and poster at ASM. TEL SIG meeting at ASM.

Show and TEL meetings (Typically one annually depending on interest from the membership).

How many members does it have? 

Constitution

Who Leads the SIG?

Kevin Brandom (Interim Chair).

How is the Lead decided?

Nominations from the TEL SIG committee.

How long do they hold this position?

Every 2 years. Nominations ahead of ASME annual conference where they are ratified at the TEL SIG meeting.

How is the SIG organised?

Chair, immediate past chair, chair elect, treasurer, secretary, membership, communications. Plus links with HEE, student eLearning conference, theme leads.

How do I join this SIG?

Log into your individual membership account and update your interest group preferences, and email the SIG lead on tel@asme.org.uk.

Is there a cap on how many people can join?

No.

Being a member of this SIG

What can I expect from the SIG if I join?

Opportunities to hear about best practice.

Access to a network of TEL practitioners and TEL experts and pedagogical and technical advice.

What will the SIG expect from me if I join?

Share your experience and practices of TEL; provide advice appropriate to your role.

Participate in meetings.

Will it cost anything to join this SIG?

No, your ASME membership allows you to join as many SIGs as you wish. 


What do I do if I no longer wish to be a member of this SIG? 

Login to your individual membership account and update your interest group preferences, and email the SIG lead on tel@asme.org.uk.