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Use of an Adaptive e-Learning Platform as a Formative Assessment Tool in the Cardiovascular System Course Component of an MBBS Programme [Letter]

Authors Hasan MM, Adnan M, Waheed B

Received 30 December 2020

Accepted for publication 13 January 2021

Published 28 January 2021 Volume 2021:12 Pages 111—112


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Editor who approved publication: Professor Balakrishnan Kichu Nair

Muhammed Musab Hasan, Mohammed Adnan, Burhan Waheed

Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College School of Medicine, London, UK

Correspondence: Muhammed Musab Hasan
Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College School of Medicine, Sir Alexander Fleming Building, Imperial College Road, London SW7 2AZ, UK

We read with great interest the article by Borges et al1 on the use of “Firecracker”, an adaptive e-Learning Platform for Formative Assessment. The authors concluded that use of the platform correlated with better academic performance in both final examinations and in-course assessments. Adaptive e-learning highly resonates with us as fifth-year Medical Students at Imperial College London and we wish to share our view on the topic whilst also addressing certain aspects of this paper.
View the original paper by Borges and colleagues

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