Theme III Incorporation of the Three Rs in Education and Training
III-1
Innovative teaching in the life sciences

In this session, leaders in undergraduate teaching from different parts of the world will discuss how they have introduced Three Rs and alternatives into their curricula and share their successes and some of the obstacles they've encountered.

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III-2
Innovative training in human and veterinary medicine

In this session, veterinary and medical educators will report on how they train in their universities; where animals are used and why; and how they have introduced alternatives to replace animals, for example in the development of skills.

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III-3
Development of non-animal teaching/training models

This workshop will provide model developers with an opportunity to exchange ideas about the various steps in the development and testing of models.

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III-4
Replacement alternatives and teaching objectives — determining if and when student learning objectives require the use of animals

This session will examine guidelines for the use of animals in education and the measurement of student learning outcomes from both the perspective of the educator and the student.

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III-5
Introducing multi-media to the curriculum

This session will include discussion of the impact of multimedia rooms / training clinics, and provide an opportunity for a discussion about how to include some of the multimedia examples especially those exhibited at WC8. The session will also discuss the pros and cons of using alternatives to clinical training.

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III-6
Training animal-based scientists

This workshop will examine the fundamental differences between countries that require a general course for all types of experiments (with emphasis on attitude) and countries that tend to follow a system with modules designed to meet the specified needs of the scientist (with some emphasis on technical aspects).This discrepancy needs to be further discussed before recommendations on international harmonization of requirements can be made.

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