Evaluation of the online management course from the perspective of former students

  • Geisa Colebrusco de Souza Universidade de São Paulo; Escola de Enfermagem
  • Maria Narcisa da Costa Gonçalves Escola Superior de Enfermagem do Porto
  • Maria Manuela Ferreira Pereira da Silva Martins Escola Superior de Enfermagem do Porto
  • Elisabete Maria das Neves Borges Escola Superior de Enfermagem do Porto
  • Vera Lucia Mira Universidade de São Paulo; Escola de Enfermagem; Departamento de Orientação Profissional
  • Maria Madalena Januário Leite Universidade de São Paulo; Escola de Enfermagem; Departamento de Orientação Profissional

Abstract

Objective To evaluate the online course from the perspective of e-learners as well as the relation between variables. Method A quantitative, descriptive and exploratory study. Results After three years, the satisfaction rates in the three listed categories presented an average rate higher than 75%. The coefficients indicated a high consistency of the questionnaire. Considering the overall rates in the three years period, the Instructor Performance category presented the highest rate. Strong associations between Self-Assessment and Instructor Performance, Self-Evaluation and Program of the Course and Instructor performance and Program of the course were identified. There was no association between the three categories mentioned with any other variables existing in the study. Conclusion E-learners expressed satisfaction with the course that means favored the interaction and the promotion of collective knowledge in nursing management. Also aspects need to be improved, especially the training of the instructor to mediate discussions and encourage student involvement throughout the course.

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Published
2015-12-01
How to Cite
Souza, G., Gonçalves, M., Martins, M., Borges, E., Mira, V., & Leite, M. (2015). Evaluation of the online management course from the perspective of former students . Revista Da Escola De Enfermagem Da USP, 49(spe2), 90-97. https://doi.org/10.1590/S0080-623420150000800013
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