NUR 649E Discussion Question Week 5 to 8 with Answers
Week 5 Discussion Question 1
Identify the personal characteristics of a student that would support his/her success in distance education. Also, the faculty and students may need different competencies. Choose to discuss the competency needed by either faculty or students; you do not have to do both.
Week 5 Discussion Question 2
What is the role of faculty in distance education?
Week 6 Discussion Question 1
How might assessment of quality in distance education differ from assessment of quality in a traditional classroom setting?
Week 6 Discussion Question 2
Many schools hire adjunct faculty to fill online teaching positions. How might that practice impact the quality of the online education?
Week 7 Discussion Question 1
Read “Thirty-Two Trends Affecting Distance Education: An Informed Foundation for Strategic Planning,” located on the Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration website at http://www.westga.edu/~distance/ojdla/fall63/howell63.html. After that select one of the trends and explain how you think it will impact nursing education. Note that this article was written in 2003. Finally, is there a need to update the trend to make the article relevant for today? How?
NUR 649E Week 7 Discussion Question 2
Provide an example of a societal trend that will likely impact nursing education and patient education in the future. Also, provide a multidisciplinary strategy that would maximize the positive impact the trend will have. There are numerous examples that are available; therefore, it is not appropriate to repeat one that has already been provided, unless approved by the instructor. When responding to a post, provide feedback on the strategy suggested and add an additional strategy that may be effective as well.
Week 8 Discussion Question 1
Discuss whether there should be additional criteria to become a distance nurse educator. Explain your response. Finally, if you agree that there should be additional criteria, what standards would you set?
Week 8 Discussion Question 2
Predict the career potential for nurse educators in online education. Also, justify your response by referring to societal trends as studied in Topic 7.