DermLinks: Resources in Distance Education, Dermatology and Telemedicine
Community Technology Centers: Exploring a Tool for Rural Community Development.
Though focussed on telecenters in the rural US, this paper provides some
anecdotal evidence supporting the theory that telecenters can catalyze community economic
development through increased intra- and inter-community communications, as well as
enhanced education and training opportunities.
Continuing Medical Education Associates
An ACCME-accredited provider of primary care oriented CME courses and is a nationally
recognized leader in progr~un design and development. CMEA is also a leading provider of
medical multimedia, developing both interactive CD-ROMs and procedural videotapes.
DermlS - Dermatology Internet Services
Includes a growing collection of dermatology images, case reports, and dermatology
lectures. Most information reached via this address is for English speakers; pointers to
materials in German are flagged. The dermatology images are part of an ongoing project to
develop a distributed hypermedia textbook of dermatology which uses a database as its
dynamic source. Sponsored by University of Erlangen School of Medicine, Germany.
Dial (Distance Instruction for Adult Learning)
A web-based distance education site offering asynchronous, interactive courses for
Electronic Commerce Guide
A list of links to other on and offline resources pertaining to electronic commerce.
Includes references to books, articles and white papers.
Online courses and resources for K-12 educators.
ILINC (Interactive Learning International Corporation)
This company produces a product called LearnLinc, which supports synchronous web-based
"classrooms" where instructors and students can see one another through desktop
videoconferencing equipment, and share documents and multimedia presentations.
Index of RxDerm-archives
Internet Dermatology Society (IDS)
Provides information on the following: A global overview of Internet dermatology
resources; The Internet Dermatology Society Expert Triage; Access to Dermatology Lectures;
Global Dermatology Grand Rounds; Join the Internet Dermatology Society; Primary Care
Teaching Resources; Teledermatology Referral Research Form; Photographic Consent Form;
Online Abstracts of Dermatology Articles; and Dermatology Mailing Lists. Sponsored by
Rhett Drugge, MD.
A resource for healthcare providers and patients alike; includes online issues of
recent Interactive Healthcare Newsletters which features annotated lists of WWW resources
Lucent Technology's Center for Excellence in Distance Learning
Over 20 research articles and guides treating various aspects of distance learning.
Sponsored by Emory University.
Service offering Internet-based collaborative and individual distance learning with a
Missouri Telemedicine Connection
This pilot project serving rural communities in Missouri resulted in useful lessons
learned, and evaluation guidelines.
National Center for Education Statistics
Statistical Analysis Report: Distance Education in Higher Education Institutions
There are three demonstration modules from this site
Project SCOPE - Specialized TeleCentres of Professional Education
This corporation seeks to meet basic needs in developing countries through establishing
community-based telecenters that use ICT to support distance education, training, and
As part of the Centre's service, the NSC Skin Web is establish to provide information
on medical services available in Singapore for the public and the medical and paramedical
personnel. The NSC Skin Web also provide educational materials on common skin diseases.
The objective here is to educate the public on the myth and misconceptions about common
skin diseases. Sponsored by National Skin Centre, Singapore.
SUCCEED (Southeastern University and College Coalition for Engineering Education) Team Distance Learning Demonstration Projects
TEAMS Distance Learning
The largest interactive distance learning provider for the elementary grades in the
U.S. coordinates distance learning delivered via PBS, cable or satellite; teacher
training; and online resources for K-12 educators.
Telecentres, IT and Rural Development: Bibliography and References Center for Rural Social Research, Charles Sturt University, Australia
University of Florida Continuing Medical Education Learning Modules
United States Distance Learning Association
Web Conferencing Resources and Examples:
E-mail Discussion Groups and Newsgroups
This service circulates discussions of general interest to academic dermatologists.
To subscribe send e-mail to email@example.com
Canadian Association for University Continuing Education. This team prefers to limit discussion to university-level distance education.
To subscribe send email to firstname.lastname@example.org
This list is for patients, family, friends, researchers and physicians to discuss information pertaining to Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma/Mycosis Fungoides. It includes patient experiences and support as well as information on new research, clinical trials and discussions of current treatment practices.
To subscribe send e-mail to email@example.com
DEOSNEWS and DEOS-L
Distance Education Online Symposium. A biweekly, international, electronic journal about distance education. DEOS-L is a free international discussion forum about distance education, established to facilitate discussions of the issues presented in DEOSNEWS, as well as other issues of interest to distance educators.
To subscribe send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
To subscribe send email to email@example.com
Ataxia e-mail support list. Join over 100 members with an interest in ataxia who share information and provide support on a daily basis via one central email address.
To subscribe send e-mail to Majordomo@citi.doc.ca
Experimental and Clinical Contact Dermatitis. This non-moderated, but closed discussion list was established 2/20/97 to encourage information and discussion between scientists active in the field of experimental contact dermatitis.
To subscribe send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Interpersonal Computing and Technology. This list focuses on computer assisted communication.
To subscribe send email to email@example.com
A non-moderated discussion list for anyone interested in fundamental keratinocyte research. Intended to stimulate discussion on all subjects (i.e. keratinocyte biology, regulation of growth, differentiation, cultures, etc.), it provides a forum for technical questions.
To subscribe send e-mail to LISTSERV@NIC.SURFNET.NL
LUPUS and LUPUS-A
Two LUPUS lists have been established. LUPUS-L is for patients diagnosed with SLE and
the public interested information about lupus erythematosus. LUPUS-A is primarily an
information source for researchers in the field of SLE. Details on how to subscribe to
either LUPUS-L or LUPUS-A can be found at
The melanoma discussion list of the Melanoma Research Foundation.
To subscribe, send e-mail to MELSUB@mwt.net
This service circulates discussions of general interest to patients with pemphigus vulgaris and related disorders.
To subscribe send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Pseudoxanthoma elasticum mail list. PXE International has established a mailing list on the Internet to provide a place for people interested in PXE to discuss the disorder, its medical implications, advances in research and possible treatments.
To subscribe, send E-mail to: email@example.com
This service circulates discussions of dermatologic therapy to practicing dermatologists.
To subscribe send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Satellite Education List
To subscribe send email to email@example.com
The email discussion list of the Mastocytosis Society, Inc.
To subscribe send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
VITILIGO is an open, unmoderated discussion list for people connected with vitiligo. This can be any connection at all, from medical practitioners, to friends of patients with vitiligo.
To subscribe send e-mail to LISTSERV@sSJUVM.STJOHNS.EDU
Relevant USENET newsgroups
Clinical Dermatology 2000 Congress