iMedicalApps have covered Inkling extensively in a range of articles focusing on the various advantages of interactive textbooks and ways in which these can help students achieve better grades. Inkling recently held a medical education webcast where they extensively previewed Inkling for iPad and the new Inkling for Web. Inkling for Web hold a number of […]
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The Inkling webinar is a really informative, inspiring vision for the future of medical education through mobile technology. The webinar covers a brief history of textbooks, live demonstrations as well as guest speakers who have successfully implemented Inkling into their medical curriculum.
Apple’s education media event on Thursday suggests Apple are primed and ready to enter the world of digital publishing. As we pointed out in our last article, evidence suggests that Apple is likely to bring important changes to the iBook platform with a particular focus on academia and furthermore push into the education industry. Previously, […]
New sources indicate Apple’s January media event is likely to focus on iTunes University and Apple in education suggesting an eTextbook revolution
An interview with CourseSmart’s Chief Marketing Officer, Jill Ambrose
Review over the Coursesmart digital textbook, Neuroanatomy Through Clinical Cases by Hal Blumenfeld, 2nd ed (NTCC) for the iPad
CourseSmart have certainly put their stamp on the particularly exciting development of online textbooks and resources. The wide range of medical textbooks available and ease of accessibility are sure to help ensure CourseSmart become a popular resource for both students and educators.
This is a great app for students learning anatomy for the first time and healthcare professionals looking for a quick refresher. The combination of audio and visual stimulus will appeal to those who may have different learning styles whilst the low price will appeal to everyone.
An interview with Matt MacInnis, Founder and CEO of Inkling. Matt discusses his vision for Inkling, collaboration with a range of medical schools, interactive textbooks, memorable moments and the future of medical education
by: Joshua James Harding BSc Hons (MS2) Historically, anatomy has always been a cornerstone in medical education. Until recently, dissection and didactic lectures have predominated. The publication of the General Medical Council’s guidelines for UK medical schools, set out in the document Tomorrow’s Doctor’s, recommends that undue emphasis on detail is not required and calls […]
3D4Medical.com have recently released a number of their celebrated NOVA series apps in the Mac App Store. This is the first time, we have seen a major iOS medical app developer port a successful iOS app onto the Mac platform. There are a number of implications for physicians, medical educators and students everywhere who now have an additional tool which they can use to help teach/learn anatomy.
Anatomy is a highly visual field. The images are as important – if not even more so – than the text, so that is the first thing I focused my attention on with Essential Clinical Anatomy by Moore. As with other Inkling books, all figures are embedded in crisp, clear text. Selecting the figure brings up an isolated view that magnifies the image and provides a caption. Using the pinch maneuver, the image can be expanded with almost no grainy pixels. I was quite impressed with the brilliance and overall quality of the figures.