DYED: Donate Your Educational Data

This is a concept that we came up with a while ago. Instead of donating your body to science, why not donate your data?

We just posted a collaborative discussion document on this topic on Google Docs. You can comment directly, using this link — please join us in this innovative approach.

When creating virtual scenarios, we often struggle to find good case data. The metadata systems are not set up to provide easy searching by case conditions or presentations. In this document, we describe some of the challenges and also some potential solutions.

This was particularly poignant some years ago when we were trying to provide some innovative teaching illustrations about cervical spine injuries. Check out this YouTube video.

We look forward to your comments, using the Google Docs link above.

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