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Well, 2013 is here and I welcome a new year for online Embryology with so much happening in this field everywhere so a busy time just keeping up! We had a rocky start to the year with University security issues that put us offline for about a week in January, but all is now OK.
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Welcome to 2014! I am back from study leave having visited and established collaborations for new online education resources with the [[Kyoto Collection]], [[ Blechschmidt Collection]], [[Hubrecht Collection]], [[Hill Collection]] and [[Madrid Collection]]. Spending much of the time collecting images and data for eventual roll out in online and [[Embryology_iBooks|iBook]] publication beginning later in this year. I have also taken the opportunity to expand [[Embryology_History|historic embryology]] resources, including the [[Book_-_Normal_Plates_of_the_Development_of_Vertebrates|Normal Plates of the Development of Vertebrates]] series. You may also have noticed the ongoing integration of related topics, such as [[Histology]]. This year I am hoping to expand the [[Molecular Development]] section and integrate this more into the [[Timeline_human_development|human development timeline]].
 
 
I have been quite busy preparing new [[Embryology_iBooks|iBooks]] that should be rolled out through 2013 and I am preparing for study leave in the second half of the year.
 
  
 
As always, I am indebted to the many researchers, clinicians, educators and students who over the years have [[Contributors|contributed to this site]]. In particular, Prof Kohei Shiota and Prof Kathy Sulik who have provided the exceptional images of human embryonic development. I hope you enjoy learning about the amazing early events that make us what we are, and I am always happy to hear from readers.
 
As always, I am indebted to the many researchers, clinicians, educators and students who over the years have [[Contributors|contributed to this site]]. In particular, Prof Kohei Shiota and Prof Kathy Sulik who have provided the exceptional images of human embryonic development. I hope you enjoy learning about the amazing early events that make us what we are, and I am always happy to hear from readers.
  
  
--[[User:Z8600021|Mark Hill]] 11:34, 24 January 2013 (EST)
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--[[User:Z8600021|Mark Hill]] ([[User talk:Z8600021|talk]]) 12:00, 20 January 2014 (EST)
  
 
===Recent Changes===
 
===Recent Changes===

Revision as of 12:00, 20 January 2014

Dr Mark Hill

@MarkHill_UNSW

School of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, The University of New South Wales, Sydney 2052 AUSTRALIA m.hill@unsw.edu.au

Welcome

UNSW Vice-Chancellor’s Teaching Award (2012)
Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning (2011)
The original webpage (1997)
Clouds 02.jpg

Welcome to 2014! I am back from study leave having visited and established collaborations for new online education resources with the Kyoto Collection, Blechschmidt Collection, Hubrecht Collection, Hill Collection and Madrid Collection. Spending much of the time collecting images and data for eventual roll out in online and iBook publication beginning later in this year. I have also taken the opportunity to expand historic embryology resources, including the Normal Plates of the Development of Vertebrates series. You may also have noticed the ongoing integration of related topics, such as Histology. This year I am hoping to expand the Molecular Development section and integrate this more into the human development timeline.

As always, I am indebted to the many researchers, clinicians, educators and students who over the years have contributed to this site. In particular, Prof Kohei Shiota and Prof Kathy Sulik who have provided the exceptional images of human embryonic development. I hope you enjoy learning about the amazing early events that make us what we are, and I am always happy to hear from readers.


--Mark Hill (talk) 12:00, 20 January 2014 (EST)

Recent Changes

  • For tracking general website updates see New.
  • Movies page is gradually being updated with templates that allow MP4 versions, replacing the old quicktime and flash versions.
  • The discussion tabs on many pages now have an automated PubMed search option listing the latest papers.
  • Quizzes issue is now resolved.

Why move?

The original 1997 online teaching site was quite small and intended to allow students to work through embryonic cross-sections to identify developmental structures and their relationships at different time-points. The development of the internet then allowed this to be more easily shared with others outside the UNSW campus. The site then grew as support descriptions and notes were added and specific systems were grouped together. Then abnormalities in development, animations, research notes and many other development related topics were added.

The site was extensively remodelled in 2000 and again in 2003 to allow a clearer and cleaner layout taking advantage of the new internet speeds, layout tools and google search options. Even with this reorganisation students often found with the original large site (3000+ pages) navigation and finding resources difficult.

What about the original website?

For those users preferring the original site or with bookmarks to those pages, do not panic, the original site and all original pages remain. In future though, updates will be made to this new site and appropriate links will be added to those original pages.

2009 - 2010

Moving to this new site allows many new possibilities including:

  1. Page layout, navigation and searching is more recognisable in this "wiki" format.
  2. Undergraduate course materials can be much better organised, audio added and content more easily printed.
  3. Students can now also work online on individual, group and research projects.
  4. Images and movies can be added in a range of sizes and formats.
  5. Referencing, links and categories can be more easily organised.
  6. Addition of online assessment tools and quizzes.
  7. Course contributors and researchers can now also make direct contributions to the online site in their specialty areas.

2012

I have also given a recent seminar on the pedagogy of online teaching UNSW Learning and Teaching Seminar 2012.

Undergraduate


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