Flexible Online Learning Options for Graduate Nursing Students
Graduate School of Nursing
Education, Nursing, Graduate; Nursing Education Research; Education, Distance; Learning; Adult
Students juggle multiple roles and expect faculty to accommodate their hectic schedules. By increasing our flexibility and offering graduate nursing students the option, within a single course, of completing course activities either fully online or blended, we increased student enrollment into courses that prepare faculty. Our approach also identified a potentially cost-saving strategy for low enrollment course sections. Results underscore the importance of ongoing creativity to meet student expectations for responsiveness and inventiveness.
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Citation: Parker, E.B, & Wassef, M.E. (2010). Flexible Online Learning Options for Graduate Nursing Students. Nurse Educator, 35, 243-247.