Promoting active learning through on-line discussion boards.

Kathleen M. Buckley, Barbara Beyna, Sharon Dudley-Brown

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The authors describe faculty experiences in developing and evaluating on-line discussion boards for an undergraduate nursing program. The advantages and limitations of on-line discussions as well as various applications of the methodology are presented. A variety of innovative applications for on-line discussions in undergraduate didactic and clinically based nursing courses are illustrated.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)32-36
Number of pages5
JournalNurse educator
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2005
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nursing(all)
  • Education
  • Fundamentals and skills
  • LPN and LVN

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