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ERIC Number: ED554226
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 85
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ISBN: 978-1-3031-5849-0
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Impact of Face-to-Face Interaction in Meeting Needs of Adult Students Enrolled in Web-Based Nursing Courses
Murabito, Sandra Womeldorf
ProQuest LLC, Ed.D. Dissertation, Trevecca Nazarene University
The purpose of this dissertation is to study the impact of student to faculty face-to-face interaction in meeting the needs of adult students enrolled in web-based nursing courses. The study compared adult and traditional nursing students enrolled in online courses. A non-equivalent control group research design was utilized to compare students who experienced online courses with and without scheduled face-to-face interaction with faculty. The study revealed that while there was a main effect for anxiety, the treatment of face-to-face interaction was not significant in lowering anxiety or increasing connectedness or overall course satisfaction. Further research to identify the best practices for teaching adults is paramount in higher education. [The dissertation citations contained here are published with the permission of ProQuest LLC. Further reproduction is prohibited without permission. Copies of dissertations may be obtained by Telephone (800) 1-800-521-0600. Web page: http://www.proquest.com/en-US/products/dissertations/individuals.shtml.]
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Publication Type: Dissertations/Theses - Doctoral Dissertations
Education Level: Adult Education
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Language: English
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