Anaís: A Conceptual Framework for Blended Active Learning in Healthcare

Adriano Araujo Santos, José Antão Beltrão Moura, Joseana Macêdo Fechine Regis de Araújo, Marcelo Alves de Barros


The guarantee of the right to quality education is a fundamental principle for policy and management education. In addition to the organizational processes and regulation, as well as for citizenship, currently the student satisfaction plays a key role for the adequacy of actual courses and the needs of the educational community who depend on them. This way, interest on active methodologies has intensified with the emergence of new strategies that may favour the autonomy of students. Active Learning (AL) becomes an important strategy in healthcare to the extent that theory and practice go hand in hand in the training of health experts. This paper proposes a conceptual framework (Anaís) for active learning in healthcare studies and summarizes a qualitative research with healthcare experts and students on the feasibility and applicability of Anaís and its potentially positive results. Statistical tests and descriptive analysis of the collected data indicate Anaís could indeed bring a contribution to the healthcare area in terms of benefits to use it as an AL tool for professional training of physicians and other healthcare professionals and specialists.


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Araujo Santos A., Beltrão Moura J., Regis de Araújo J. and Alves de Barros M. (2016). Anaís: A Conceptual Framework for Blended Active Learning in Healthcare . In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: CSEDU, ISBN 978-989-758-179-3, pages 199-206. DOI: 10.5220/0005920901990206

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author={Adriano Araujo Santos and José Antão Beltrão Moura and Joseana Macêdo Fechine Regis de Araújo and Marcelo Alves de Barros},
title={Anaís: A Conceptual Framework for Blended Active Learning in Healthcare},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: CSEDU,},

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JO - Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: CSEDU,
TI - Anaís: A Conceptual Framework for Blended Active Learning in Healthcare
SN - 978-989-758-179-3
AU - Araujo Santos A.
AU - Beltrão Moura J.
AU - Regis de Araújo J.
AU - Alves de Barros M.
PY - 2016
SP - 199
EP - 206
DO - 10.5220/0005920901990206