Lessons learnt from a MOOC about social media for digital health literacy

Suleman Atique, Mowafa Hosueh, Luis Fernandez-Luque, Elia Gabarron, Marian Wan, Onkar Singh, Vicente Traver Salcedo, Yu Chuan Jack Li, Syed Abdul Shabbir

研究成果: 書貢獻/報告類型會議貢獻

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摘要

Nowadays, the Internet and social media represent prime channels for health information seeking and peer support. However, benefits of health social media can be reduced by low digital health literacy. We designed a massive open online course (MOOC) course about health social media to increase the students' digital health literacy. In this course, we wanted to explore the difficulties confronted by the MOOC users in relation to accessing quality online health information and to propose methods to overcome the issues. An online survey was carried out to assess the students' digital health literacy. This survey was one of the activities for the enrolled learners in an online course entitled 'Social Media in Health Care' on 'FutureLearn', one of the popular MOOC platforms. The course was hosted by Taipei Medical University, Taiwan. Data from a total of 300 respondents were collected through the online survey from 14 December 2015 to 10 January 2016. Most participants (61%) considered finding online health information is easy or very easy, while 39% were unsure or found it difficult to retrieve online health information. Most (63%) were not sure about judging whether available information can be used for making health decisions. This study indicates a demand for more training to increase skills to improve the capability of health consumers to identify trustworthy, useful health information. More research to understand the health information seeking process will be crucial in identifying the skillsets that need to be further developed. MOOCs about digital health can be a great source of knowledge when it comes to studying patients' needs.
原文英語
主出版物標題2016 38th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC 2016
發行者Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
頁面5636-5639
頁數4
2016-October
ISBN(電子)9781457702204
DOIs
出版狀態已發佈 - 十月 13 2016
事件38th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC 2016 - Orlando, 美国
持續時間: 八月 16 2016八月 20 2016

其他

其他38th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC 2016
國家美国
城市Orlando
期間8/16/168/20/16

指紋

Social Media
Health Literacy
Health
Students
Insurance Benefits
Taiwan
Internet
Decision Making
Health care

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Signal Processing
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
  • Health Informatics

引用此文

Atique, S., Hosueh, M., Fernandez-Luque, L., Gabarron, E., Wan, M., Singh, O., ... Shabbir, S. A. (2016). Lessons learnt from a MOOC about social media for digital health literacy. 於 2016 38th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC 2016 (卷 2016-October, 頁 5636-5639). [7592005] Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1109/EMBC.2016.7592005

Lessons learnt from a MOOC about social media for digital health literacy. / Atique, Suleman; Hosueh, Mowafa; Fernandez-Luque, Luis; Gabarron, Elia; Wan, Marian; Singh, Onkar; Salcedo, Vicente Traver; Li, Yu Chuan Jack; Shabbir, Syed Abdul.

2016 38th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC 2016. 卷 2016-October Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2016. p. 5636-5639 7592005.

研究成果: 書貢獻/報告類型會議貢獻

Atique, S, Hosueh, M, Fernandez-Luque, L, Gabarron, E, Wan, M, Singh, O, Salcedo, VT, Li, YCJ & Shabbir, SA 2016, Lessons learnt from a MOOC about social media for digital health literacy. 於 2016 38th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC 2016. 卷 2016-October, 7592005, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 頁 5636-5639, 38th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC 2016, Orlando, 美国, 8/16/16. https://doi.org/10.1109/EMBC.2016.7592005
Atique S, Hosueh M, Fernandez-Luque L, Gabarron E, Wan M, Singh O 等. Lessons learnt from a MOOC about social media for digital health literacy. 於 2016 38th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC 2016. 卷 2016-October. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. 2016. p. 5636-5639. 7592005 https://doi.org/10.1109/EMBC.2016.7592005
Atique, Suleman ; Hosueh, Mowafa ; Fernandez-Luque, Luis ; Gabarron, Elia ; Wan, Marian ; Singh, Onkar ; Salcedo, Vicente Traver ; Li, Yu Chuan Jack ; Shabbir, Syed Abdul. / Lessons learnt from a MOOC about social media for digital health literacy. 2016 38th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC 2016. 卷 2016-October Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2016. 頁 5636-5639
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