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Authors

  1. Carpenter, Roger PhD, RN
  2. Theeke, Laurie PhD, FNP-BC
  3. Smothers, Angel DNP, FNP-BC

Abstract

Delivering appropriate amounts of course content using appropriate methods is a concern for nursing faculty. To address this problem, webcasting, Camtasia, and Wimba Live Classroom were evaluated for impact on course grades and student evaluations in a medical-surgical nursing course. The addition of Camtasia resulted in improved final grades and Student Evaluations of Instruction scores that reflected enhanced critical thinking, teacher effectiveness, and overall learning. Students preferred recorded content that could be viewed on mobile devices.