10/18/2018
Virtual University of Medical Sciences

Workshops No. 11

Title: How to run a successful electronic learning system/center?

Introduction: Today, the need to arrange electronic learning system is felt in universities, education centers and even non-educational organizations (to train their personnel), and determined administration structure such as unit, center, office, or faculty have been run for this purpose. Running virtual education center has become the agenda in universities of medical sciences according to developing education package of improving virtual education.
According to the importance of the issue and challenges ahead, the Virtual University of Medical Sciences has designed and implement this workshop in order to consult and help the development of the quality of virtual education center. Since the secrets of these complexes is designing and arranging a successful virtual education system, it is better to set the plan and programs for arranging virtual education within intended organization and then take the scientific and administrative actions in accordance with the system. So, in this 7-hour workshop, we deal with the principles and the designing project management system, as well as running and assessing a successful learning electronic system, center or faculty. For this purpose, the requirements for running these systems compatible with instructional system design, and process of arranging a successful electronic learning system in collaboration with active participants are reviewed.

Goals:
In the end of workshop, the participants will be able to:
- Explain the approvals of the Council of Expanding Medical Sciences Universities related to the workshop’s topic.
- Explain the dealing teams in running the electronic learning systems and their responsibilities.
- Explain the requirements of an electronic learning system.
- Explain the concept of project management for running electronic learning systems.
- Analyze the situation suitable conditions for implementing an electronic learning system.
- Design, plan, and prepare the process for implementing an electronic learning system.
- Develop a comprehensive assessing pattern (learners, teachers, plan) for an electronic learning system.
- Explain the common items of success and challenges in running an electronic learning system.
- Explain the managing principles of virtual education systems.
- Explain the approved standards by Council of Expanding Medical Sciences Universities for virtual centers and schools.
- Criticize the systems and trainings based on electronic learning.

The prerequisites:
Being familiar with electronic learning in primary levels, having experience with virtual education, and preferably having administrating duties related to virtual education.

Developing and implementing by:
Dr. Rita Mojtahedzadeh & Dr. Aeen Mohammadi
The affiliated faculty members of Medical Education Department, Virtual University of Medical Sciences
The faculty members of Electronic Learning Department in Medical Sciences, Tehran University of Medical Sciences.
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