Making Argumentation Visible: Script, Action!

ID: 40216 Type: Best Practices Session
  1. Ying-Hsiu Liu, University of Missouri - Columbia, United States
  2. Fan-Yu Lin, Robert Morris University , United States

Tuesday, October 22 2:45 PM-3:05 PM Location: Las Vegas Ballroom 1 View on map

No presider for this session.

Abstract: While research discloses effective communication and argumentation as one of the most essential human factors contributing to the quality of health care, pre-service medical personnel often experiences difficulties of making strong arguments. This study examines the use of text-to-animation technology, Xtranormal, in facilitating student learning and promoting higher order thinking in healthcare education. This study will also address the instructional components and learners’ perceptions of said technology.


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