This article is part of the supplement: Proceedings of the 11th European Congress on Telepathology and 5th International Congress on Virtual Microscopy
Application and evaluation of teaching practical histology with the use of virtual microscopy
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Department of Histology and Embryology, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Palacký University, Hněvotínská 3, 77515 Olomouc, Czech Republic
Diagnostic Pathology 2013, 8(Suppl 1):S7 doi:10.1186/1746-1596-8-S1-S7Published: 30 September 2013
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Emerging digital microscopy technology and newly developed scanning light microscopy systems enable histologists to transfer analog image data of entire slides into digital ones, and to provide them to students in the class with identical contents and quality [1,2]. We have recently started a major innovation of our system of practical teaching using e-learning methods of delivery of high quality histology virtual slides and supporting documents . We have created our own teaching environment in a computer-equipped and networked classroom dedicated to histology practical sessions. This method of teaching has been complemented with electronic in-course and final assessments of student's theoretical and practical knowledge and skills.