The Use of Virtual Microscopy and a Wiki in Pathology Education: Tracking Student Use, Involvement, and Response

Zev Leifer
2014 Analytical Cellular Pathology  
The Pathology Laboratory course at the New York College of Podiatric Medicine involves the use of Virtual Microscopy. As with traditional microscopes, the students can scan the whole slide, section by section, and zoom in or out for further detailed study. Using the advantages of Digital Pathology, the students can, in addition, access the slide collections from other medical schools and put up normal histology (control) slides side-by-side with the pathology. They cut and paste and preserve
more » ... ste and preserve the ROI that they find. They edit and annotate (circle, underline, label, add arrows, etc.). The creation of a wiki, its application, and the student response to it are yet another level of preprofessional training to the above.
doi:10.1155/2014/274134 fatcat:pxaszpmirbambnncndd325peye