1. Peterson, Janice Z. PhD, RN
  2. Hennig, Linda M. EdD, RN
  3. Dow, Karen H. PhD, RN, FAAN
  4. Sole, Mary Lou PhD, RN, FAAN


Designing a replacement for face-to-face classroom discussion is a major consideration in the development of an Internet course, whether the course is completely new or a redesign of an existing course. The experiences of four faculty members who were involved in developing courses for a baccalaureate completion program for RNs taught entirely on the Internet will be used to illustrate key issues in designing and facilitating on-line discussion.