The implementation of e-learning tools to enhance undergraduate bioinformatics teaching and learning: a case study in the National University of Singapore

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Lim S. J. , KHAN M. A. , De Silva M., Lim K. S. , Hu Y., Tan C. H. , ...More

BMC BIOINFORMATICS, vol.10, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1186/1471-2105-10-s15-s12
  • Title of Journal : BMC BIOINFORMATICS


Background: The rapid advancement of computer and information technology in recent years has resulted in the rise of e-learning technologies to enhance and complement traditional classroom teaching in many fields, including bioinformatics. This paper records the experience of implementing e-learning technology to support problem-based learning (PBL) in the teaching of two undergraduate bioinformatics classes in the National University of Singapore.