Bioworld Project - Atlas Lab


Welcome to the new website for the BioWorld project.

The latest release of the program was on February 9, 2011 - Version 2.1.

The latest release of the case builder was on October 23, 2013 - Version 2.2

Make sure you upgrade your version to get the latest features!



If you do not already have a username and password for BioWorld and its website
you need to register by contacting Dr. Susanne Lajoie


bwBioWorld is a computer based learning environment that was designed to promote scientific reasoning. It provides a realistic environment for students to learn about diseases through solving specific patient cases. Solving a patient case in BioWorld not only consist of submitting the right diagnostic but it also requires to select and organise evidence that support and justify decisions through the case resolution process.


bwThe companion authoring tool, CaseBuider which was designed toallow both instructors and researchers to modify cases easily also enable to explore instructional activities for case creation. Case scenarios are built, selected and validated as part of a participative design approach with medical students and staff.