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To give or not to give lecture slides to students before I deliver the lecture?

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To give or not to give lecture slides to students before I deliver the lecture?

E.S.Prakash, Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, AIMST University, 08100 Bedong, Kedah, Malaysia.

E-mail: dresprakash at gmail dot com

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Supplement 1 Slides of an entire lecture [Sample]

Supplement 2 Slides used for providing a Preview of an upcoming lecture [Sample]

Supplement 3 Post-test [Sample]

Submitted 25 Feb 2010; revised, accepted and published 22 Mar 2010

Acknowledgment: The author is the editor and publisher of Medical Physiology Online.

This manuscript was reviewed and accepted for publication as a letter by Dr David J Solomon, Professor of Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA. E-mail: dsolomon at msu dot edu

Dr Solomon is a member of Senior Advisory Board of Medical Physiology Online.

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Written by E.S. Prakash

March 21, 2010 at 11:26 PM

Posted in 256080

Announcement: 8th Inter-Medical School Physiology Quiz, 2010

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At the 7th Inter-Medical School Physiology Quiz held on 2 and 3 October 2009 at the University of Malaya [for details, click here], over 30 teams participated including teams from medical schools in Malaysia, Thailand, Japan, China, Singapore, Srilanka, India, Philippines, and Indonesia. The team from National University of Singapore emerged the winner. The team from Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok came second, and the team from Monash University, Malaysia team came third.

Mc Graw Hill Inc., donated a  2 -volume set of ‘Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine’ to each member of the  winning team. Oxford-Fajar Malaysia also donated book prizes to the teams that came second and third. All the 30 plus University teams enjoyed another stimulating and memorable physiology quiz and new friends were made across states and nations.

The 8th Inter-Medical School Physiology Quiz (IMSPQ) will be hosted by University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur, and is tentatively scheduled for the last week of September 2010. There is no registration fee for participants, and organizers will provide free food and accommodation arrangements to all student participants. For further information, kindly contact the programme chairperson Dr Cheng Hwee Ming at hmingcheng at gmail dot com

Contributed by

Dr Cheng Hwee Ming

Department of Physiology

Faculty of Medicine

University of Malaya

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

E-mail: hmingcheng at gmail dot com

Written by E.S. Prakash

March 11, 2010 at 3:41 AM

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