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Cyber-Bullying and Incivility in an Online Learning Environment, Part 2: Promoting Student Success in the Virtual Classroom
Nurse Educator
  • Cynthia Clark, Boise State University
  • Sara Ahten, Boise State University
  • Loredana Werth, Northwest Nazarene University
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
9-1-2012
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Abstract
The appeal of online learning has increased dramatically among nurses who are pursuing higher-education opportunities. However, online learning has created potential avenues for uncivil behaviors that can affect student satisfaction, performance, and retention. This is the second of 2 articles detailing a study to empirically measure nursing faculty and student perceptions of an online learning environment (OLE). Part 1, in the July/August 2012 issue, described the quantitative results including the types and frequency of uncivil behaviors and the extent to which they are perceived to be a problem in online courses. In this portion of the study, the authors discuss the qualitative findings, including the challenges and advantages of the OLE, specific ways to foster civility, and strategies to promote student success and retention.
Citation Information
Cynthia Clark, Sara Ahten and Loredana Werth. "Cyber-Bullying and Incivility in an Online Learning Environment, Part 2: Promoting Student Success in the Virtual Classroom" Nurse Educator (2012)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/cynthia_clark/30/