LIVE COURSE

A live course is a live activity where the learner participates in real time and is planned as an individual event. A live course can either be delivered as an in-person event or live-streamed via an online platform. 

Examples:  an annual meeting, one-off conference, or seminar

ENDURING MATERIAL

An enduring material is an on-demand activity that does not have a specific time or location designated for participation; rather, the participant determines whether and when to complete the activity. The content can be accessed at any point during the lifespan of the activity and there is no specific time designated for participation.

Examples: online interactive educational modules, recorded presentations, printed materials, and podcasts

RECURRING EDUCATION SERIES

A recurring education series Is a live activity planned as a series with multiple, ongoing sessions, e.g., offered weekly, monthly, or quarterly. A RES generally targets the same audience over the whole series.

Examples: 

OTHER/BLENDED LEARNING

The other/blended learning activity format is used for hybrid, new, or unique approaches that do not fall into one of the established activity types.

Examples: simulation, adaptive e-learning, virtual reality, gamification, and social media into their medical education approaches