As we become more integrated into a global world, technological advances and teaching innovation that are grounded in Science have become crucial. Rapid advancements in science education and information technology provide promising resources that require many academic disciplines to work together. Developing new tools and defining new methodologies to share educational experiences, including empirical studies that support their efficiency, constitute a promising approach to improve Health Sciences. The aim of this session is to encourage and enable the exchange of information related with the advance and support of Health Science Education.


Experiences in Health Sciences Education

  • Educational Trends and Best Practice Contributions
  • Enhancing Learning and Learning Experiences
  • Workplace Training
  • Transferring Skills and Disciplines
  • Health Sciences Curriculum Design and Development
  • Educational and Training Staff

Pedagogical Innovations in Health Sciences Education

  • Learning and Teaching Methodologies
  • Evaluation and Assessment of Student Learning
  • New Learning/Teaching Models
  • Language Learning Innovations
  • Collaborative and Problem-based Learning

Experiences in Health Sciences

  • Academic Research Projects
  • Research Methodologies
  • Links between Education and Research
  • New projects and Innovations

e-learning Projects and Experiences in Health Sciences

  • Mobile Learning
  • Training, Evaluation and Assessment
  • Virtual Learning Environments (VLEs)
  • Learning Management Systems (LMS)
  • Online/Virtual Laboratories
  • Virtual Universities
  • Online Assessment
  • e-Tutoring

Technologies and software in Health Sciences Education

  • Technology-Enhanced Learning
  • Advanced Classroom Technology
  • Web Classroom Applications
  • Mobile/Wireless Technologies (PDA, SmartPhones, etc)
  • Emerging Technologies in Education. Touch and Multisensory Technologies
  • Computer Software on Education
  • Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia
  • Animation and 3D Systems
  • Learning Tools
  • Educational Software Experiences
  • Videos for Learning (YouTube Generation)

Paper Language


Sessions: Presentation

Language: Spanish, English or Portuguese (according to presenter preference)


Submission dates: September 10, 2016

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Track Scientific Committee

Juan A. Juanes Méndez (University of Salamanca, Spain) – Chair
Pablo Ruisoto Palomera (University of Salamanca, Spain) – Chair
Francisco Pastor Vázquez (University of Valladolid, Spain)
Alberto Prats Galino (University of Barcelona, Spain)
Fermín Viejo Tirado (Complutense University of Madrid, Spain)
Anna Puigdellívol-Sánchez (Universidad de Barcelona)
Joan San Molina (Universidad de Girona)
Ferrán Prados Carrasco (Centre for Medical Image Computing. London. UK)
Miguel Castelo Branco Sousa (Faculdade de Ciencias da Saúde da Universidade da Beira Interior, Portugal – Centro Hospitalar Cova da Beira, Hospital Universitário)
Juan J. Gómez Borrallo (Center of Imaging and Technology Biomedical Knowledge, CITEC-B, Spain)
Piedade Barros (Polytechnic of Porto – School on Health Technologies, ESTSP, Portugal)