Share Paper: Making Argumentation Visible: Script, Action!

  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 Las Vegas Ballroom 1

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.