AACN White Paper: Distance Technology in Nursing Education, Assessing a
New Frontier - The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)
recognizes that technological advances are increasing opportunities to
improve dramatically the quality of and access to nursing education.
Developing and Implementing an Online Nursing Course - Many basic
nursing education programs prepare their graduates to care for a limited
number of patients in hospital settings. However, the current trend is to
deliver more health care to various community settings (Hunt, 1998). by
Mary S. O'Neill. Assistant Professor, State
University of West
Distance Education Web Sites - Electronic Journals, Library Services,
Distance Learning Sites, Discussion Lists, Resource Tools for Distance
Distance learning - Health Science, Services, and Administration &
Nursing. Campus Information. CollegeDegree.com
Distance Learning Is Changing And Challenging Nursing Education - AACN
Issue Bulletin January 2000. The concept of using communication tools to
bring education to far-flung learners is as old as the correspondence
course, but now, burgeoning technology is allowing distance education to
be carried out in ever more comprehensive ways. Video conferencing,
CD-ROM, and the Internet are opening wide the doors of access to both
aspiring students and professional nurses who want to advance their
General Principles of Distance Education - "Taking instruction to the
student through technology rather than the student to the instruction." G.
Going the Distance - Three nurses share personal accounts of the
benefits, challenges of online education. By Sharon Hammond, Shirley
Kelinske and Phyllis Tipton. June 13, 2002. Nurseweek.
IHS National Council of Nursing, Distance Learning - Taking advantage
of in-services, workshops, and continuing nursing education courses is an
important part of maintaining nursing skills. Due to the remoteness of
many IHS/Tribal and Urban facilities, nurses may have limited access to
Interactivity in Distance Learning: The Digital Divide and Student
Satisfaction - Like any other complex communications infrastructure,
the network connecting different locations of virtual classes in
university systems has developed over time with differing combinations of
synchronous and asynchronous communication technologies at the various
Learning about Distance Learning - This article provides the history
and goals of a distance-learning demonstration project at Edinboro
University of Pennsylvania, as well as technical considerations,
coordination activities, and instructional issues faced by the faculty.
The experience gained through the initial project enabled the University
to later offer credit-bearing courses on a regular basis via video
conferencing.by Andrew C. Lawlor and Jeanne Rodier Weber
Learning from a Distance - Distance education has been defined as any
formal approach to education in which instruction occurs in an environment
other than a physical classroom with other students and an instructor
present. by Carla L. Mueller. Monster Healthcare.
Lippincott's nursing center - Lippincott's
features full-text continuing education articles, with graded online tests
(for a fee). The site also has access to the American Journal of Nursing's
CE series Nursing Rounds, forums for discussion, and tables of contents
(some with abstracts) from Lippincott-Ravens nursing journals, including
Nurseweek - Nurseweek is a journal published by US based Nurseweek
Publishing Inc., This is the online version, offering full text news
items, continuing education for nurses, information on jobs, feature
articles and further links to related sites. It is aimed at practicing
Nurses' Experiences of a Distance Course by Correspondence and
Audioteleconference - A qualitative research study was conducted to
examine the experience, learning strategies, and reported learning of
nurses taking a Nursing Issues course by teleconference or correspondence.
Journal of Distance Education/Revue de l'enseignement ą distance (1991)
Catherine E. (Betty) Cragg.University of Western Ontario.
Teaching at a Distance - Perplexity is the beginning of knowledge. --
Telemedicine Education & Training - Links to a number of online
resources. Telemedicine Research Center.