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Table 4 Summary of themes identified through the analysis of focus group transcripts

From: Introducing global health into the undergraduate medical school curriculum using an e-learning program: a mixed method pilot study

Facilitators Barriers Curriculum delivery using e-learning
• Learning style • Learning style • Introduction to the basic global health concepts
• Personal interest in global health • Work overload • Conceptual knowledge acquisition of the CanMEDS’ competencies
• Ease of access • Time constraint • Factual learning
• Flexibility and convenience • Technical problems • Independent learning
• Interactive content • Lack of face to face interactions • Combination of teaching methods
• Knowledge assessment • Potential for distraction (ie. other links) • Potential improvements
• Applicability and relevance of the e-Learning Program   
• Integration into the official curriculum