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Prevention Supercourse. Ronald LaPorte, Ph.D. Ismail Serageldin, Ph.D. Gilbert Omenn, M.D., Ph.D. Vint Cerf, Ph.D. Faina Linkov, Ph.D. Eugene Shubnikov, M.D. Mita Lovalekar, M.D. Nicolas Padilla, M.D. Ali Ardalan, M.D. Prevention Science Supercourse.

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Prevention Supercourse

Ronald LaPorte, Ph.D.

Ismail Serageldin, Ph.D.

Gilbert Omenn, M.D., Ph.D.

Vint Cerf, Ph.D.

Faina Linkov, Ph.D.

Eugene Shubnikov, M.D.

Mita Lovalekar, M.D.

Nicolas Padilla, M.D.

Ali Ardalan, M.D.


Prevention Science

Supercourse

Prototype for a Scientific Supercourse


Free Library of shared Books


Free Library of shared PowerPoint lectures


Supercourse Launch, Sept. 1997


1997 Problems in Global

Health and Epidemiology


Problem 1: Journals on diabetes > 10 yrs in developing countries

155 Centers

70 Countries

7.2% of Children

WHO DIAMOND Project


Teaching/

Mentoring

Scientific

Research

Circle of Learning

3-4 years


Open Source

PowerPoint Lecture Library

Continuous

Quality

Improvement

Distribution System to Educators

Supercourse Model

Large Multidisciplinary Network


Connect Everyone in Global Health

Language of Science

Teacher Resource

Global course

Library of Lectures

Mirroring

Supercourse


Connect Everyone in Global Health

Language of Science

Teacher Resource

Global course

Library of Lectures

Mirroring

Supercourse


Global Health Network

To Network Everyone in Public Health in the World to share our knowledge of prevention


Internet Power

Kunhardt

LaPorte

Serageldin

Germany

Alexandriay

Pittsburgh

Omenn

Sudan

Human Expert Networks

Linn

MI

Israel


Connect Everyone in Global Health

Language of Science

Teacher Resource

Global course

Library of Lectures

Mirroring

Supercourse


What is the new global language of teaching?


Chalkboard

Presentation

PowerPoint


Power of

PowerPoint

Pretty, Lively, Sounded Presentations

PowerPoint on

the Web


Dust to Dust

Linus Pauling Lecture


Dust to Dust

Linus Pauling Lecture


Pauling’s PowerPoint Lecture

on the Web


PowerPoint on the Web

Growth

  • 30,000

  • 2008 7,800,000


Why PowerPoint, why not

Open Source Presentation Software?

  • 7.6 million lectures already on the web

  • Almost anyone with a computer world wide has access to PP

  • >95% of presentations use PowerPoint, <2% open source


Connect Everyone in Global Health

Language of Science

Teacher Resource

Global course

Library of Lectures

Mirroring

Supercourse


Empowering Educators world wide with state of the art lecture content


First Class Taught

95 pages

17 seconds

“Flop Sweat”

Supercourse Helping

First-time Teacher


Question:

How can we improve science education worldwide?

Answer:

Get better lectures


But how do I get better

lectures?

Why don’t scientists share our most exciting PowerPoint lectures for free?


Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.

Nelson Mandela


Connect Everyone in Global Health

Language of Science

Teacher Resource

Global course

Library of Lectures

Mirroring

Supercourse


Global Health Network

44,000 Faculty

3500 Universities

174 Countries


Grasstops Recruiting

M. Omenn

Continuous Viral Recruiting by Network


Supercourse Mirror Sites

42 Mirrored Sites,

MOH Egypt, Sudan, China, Mongolia, Russia


East-West Collaboration


www.supercourse.cn

140 Chinese Medical Students


Indian Supercourse Network

6,735 faculty members

More than 200 lectures on topics of interest to teachers of Public Health in India

Mita Lovalekar, MBBS,

MPH is the coordinator

of the Indian

Supercourse Network.


Connect Everyone in Global Health

Language of Science

Teacher Resource

Global course

Library of Lectures

Mirroring

Supercourse


Lectures

3383


Growth of Lectures


Developing

Countries

Lectures

A Two-way Street


How many students saw your best lecture last year?


Ali Aldadan, M.D.

Tehren University

120 countries

400,000 students


Supercourse JIT Lectures

Teaching a Million

Can we teach 1,000,000 people world wide with a single prevention lecture?


Legacy Lectures:

James Van Allen


1000 Lectures

Sent to 10,000 prevention experts in 139 Countries

Access to

100,000-1,000,000


75 million hits/year

125 publications

(including Science, BMJ, Lancet, Nature, Nature Med)

Top 11 Medical

Pages Lancet

Top 100

PC Magazine


Google Page Ranks=

Best measure of web Impact

Prevention lectures 1 and 2/ 532,000

Global Health lecture 1 and 2/ 4,750,000

Lecture 4 / 51,800,000


What are we capturing now and what do we want to capture in the future?

Science

Prevention


Science 25 January 2008 Vol 319

Time

to

Classroom

Traditional

Model

Translating

Research to

Class Room

24-36 months


Science 25 January 2008 Vol 319

Supercourse

Model

Translating

Research to

Class Room

24-36 hours


Circle of Learning

with Supercourse

Teaching/

Mentoring

Scientific

Research

3-4 Days


Jesse

Faina

Soni

Ron

Mita

Ala

Ala Ardaldin Iran

Sunita Dodani US/Pakistan

Jesse Hung China

Ronald LaPorte US

Mita Lovalekar US/India

Faina Linkov US/Ukraine

Nicholas Padilla Mexico

Rania Saad Egypt

Francois Sauer US

Eugene Shubnikov Russia

Rania

Nicholas

Francois

Eugene


“The Idea is Everything”

Victor Hugo, 1893

“The Idea is a Scientific Supercourse”


Launch of the BA Scientific Supercourse

Future

  • Securing Stable Funding

  • Establishment of Advanced concepts for web quality control

  • Strategic plan for other Disciplines


Thank You

www.pitt.edu/~super1/


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