Design and Implementation of the Sex and Gender Specific Health Multimedia Case-Based Learning Modules

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Jongpil Cheon
Sungwon Shin
Steven M. Crooks


This case presents the design and implementation process of multimedia case-based learning modules for a Sex and Gender Specific Health (SGSH) education curriculum. The learning modules were designed to advance understanding of sex and gender differences, increase awareness of gender-specific health issues, and improve clinical knowledge of sex and gender evidence-based medicine. This paper describes the three phases of the project. In the first phase of planning, five diseases actively examined in the medical field were chosen to address sex and gender differences, and the instructional development team specifically adapted a case-based learning framework to provide more authentic and interprofessional learning opportunities for health science trainees. In the second phase, learning modules were structured with multiple revisions incorporating multimedia case-based learning strategies, such as case movie trailers, expert guides, and case solutions. In the third phase, a number of decisions regarding module interface, case videos, and server management were made. Throughout the phases, the instructional designers resolved a number of issues, such as communication with subject matter experts (SMEs), consistency of learning materials, copyright, case movie production tool, closed captioning, server configuration, and dissemination. The design process and challenges described in this paper would be useful for others developing similar instructional materials in a healthcare environment.


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Cheon, J., Shin, S., & Crooks, S. M. (2019). Design and Implementation of the Sex and Gender Specific Health Multimedia Case-Based Learning Modules. International Journal of Designs for Learning, 10(1), 166–176.
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Author Biographies

Jongpil Cheon, Texas Tech University

Jongpil Cheon is an Associate Professor of Instructional Technology at Texas Tech University.

Sungwon Shin, Texas Tech University

Sungwon Shin is an Assistant Professor of Instructional Technology at Texas Tech University.

Steven M. Crooks, Western Michigan University

Steven M. Crooks is a Professor in the Department of Medical Education at Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine.


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