An authoring tool of multimedia didactic content fo r a collaborative e- learning environment in minimally invasive surgery

Sánchez-González, P., Fernández, Á., Oropesa, I., Noguera, J., Sánchez-Margallo, F. M., Burgos, D., & Gómez, E. (2011). Herramienta de autoría de contenidos didácticos  multimedia para entorno de formación colaborativo en Cirugía de Mínima Invasión. RED. Revista de Educación a Distancia, (28), 1-9.


TELMA is a training environment based on e-learning technologies that aims at providing an adaptive and personalized learning experience using an efficient surgical video-based content authoring, a users’ knowledge management and a collaborative professional network. TELMA aims to improve training (initial and life-long-learning) processes within Minimal Invasive Surgery (MIS). TELMA environment provides a personalized learning, supporting knowledge capturing, sharing and reuse, effective management of didactic contents and their adaptation to their individual training needs. TELMA also incorporates a multimedia didactic authoring tool, which allows the edition and creation of didactic contents stored in the environment. The authoring tool has a multimedia laparoscopic video editor whose goal is the didactic enhancement of relevant information in surgical videos, suitable for early surgeons’ training stages.