If your intuition tells you that an online learning portal that prompts learners with notes and reminders at strategic spots, includes interactive polls and links to resources, and allows learners to take notes and send themselves reminders would be more effective than one that just entails watching the traditional video with periodic polls, you’d be right—times four. At least, that’s what data from a recent comparative effectiveness trial indicates.

Results of a comparative effectiveness trial show that continuing medical education activities powered by the interactive ArcheViewer portal lead to greater gains in knowledge and competence than traditional online CME.

Source: Data Show Interactivity Quadruples Effectiveness of E-Learning