Online Nursing Education during the Coronavirus-19 Pandemic: A Case Study of the Epidemiology Course
Keywords:online nursing education, Coronavirus-2019 pandemic, case study of epidemiology course
The Coronavirus-2019, or Covid-19, pandemic crisis has spread to almost every country in the world. The entire humanity is being faced with an emerging infections disease that is highly contagious, with rapidly increasing infection rates. To cope with this crisis, nursing education needs to be adjusted, and online education has been adopted in place of traditional classroom-based instruction.
The primary purpose of this article is to share an experience of online nursing class activities in the Epidemiology course for second year nursing students at the Srisavarindhira Thai Red Cross Institute of Nursing, during the Coronavirus-2019 pandemic. This article discusses online teaching-learning activities, instruction oriented toward teacher-learner and learner-learner interaction, feedback to promote learning,
stimulation of learning motivation, and encouragement of independent and constructive expression of opinions. Success factors, problems, and obstacles in online education during Coronavirus-2019 pandemic are also discussed to develop guidelines for raising the effectiveness of online nursing education
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