Supercourse What is the best route to improve global health? Using the Internet to reach large numbers of healthy people to prevent disease.

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Supercourse
What is the best
route to improve
global health?
Using the Internet to reach large numbers of
healthy people to prevent disease
WHO DIAMOND Project
155 Centers
70 Countries
19,212 Children Registered
7.2% of Children
WHO Collaborating
Center
Janice Dorman, Ph.D.
Director
Molecular Epidemiology
Ronald LaPorte, Ph.D.
Director
Disease Monitoring and
Telecommunications
GSPH
2003: A PREVENTION ODYSSEY
Global Life Expectancy
20 years
30 years
40 years
70 years
If Cars Developed as Same
Pace as IT
100,000 mi/hr
250,000 miles/gallon
Cost = $5.00
Question:
How can we improve
Prevention education
worldwide?
Answer:
Get better lectures
Why don’t scientists share our
most exciting PowerPoint
lectures for free?
What makes good teaching?
Interaction
Style
Books
Lecture Content
Importance of Good Materials
Which do you like better?
Sam and Dave
Quality of Materials
Speed of Translation from
Research to classroom
Language of Science
Helping Teachers
Globalization
Copy Left
Library of Lectures
Quality Assurance
Crossing the Digital Divide
What is the new global
language of teaching?
Helping
Teachers
Experienced teachers
New Educators
University of Khartoum, Sudan
Last Biomedical Journal
1980
Cuttington University, Liberia
Library of Lectures
Faculty can choose 1-2000 PowerPoint lectures
Assisting the Teacher
20,300 Faculty
4000 from Developing Countries
151 Countries
Lectures
Freedom of use, no restriction for use
Goal is to make the program
perpetually “free”, no restrictions for
use and free charge
Faculty sharing their most
exciting, passionate lectures,
for free, an Open Source system
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