Translating U.S. Informatics Educational Programs for Non-U.S. Audiences
A great deal of informatics educational content has been and continues to be created in the United States. It is incumbent on U.S. educators to consider translating and disseminating such content globally, with the goal of collaborating with other countries to increase informatics professional capacity worldwide. While there are numerous constraints to this endeavour, such as organizational, technological, and cultural differences between the U.S. and other countries or regions, these are not insurmountable. The use of information and communication technologies in the service of disseminating educational materials for informatics training considerably mitigates these constraints, and sensitivity to the needs and customs of countries and regions targeted for educational content dissemination will help to ensure successful implementation of this training.
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