Online learning has become the new normal for many programs. Developing an effective online curriculum that facilitates student success and retention is often a new skill for many nursing faculty. Dr. Tracey Soper's passion is online education and she supports her teaching strategies with research data. For many students, online learning is a new and challenging experience and the addition of an audio component seems like a good strategy to promote knowledge acquisition and improve outcomes. In this virtual abstract, Dr. Soper will share the surprising results of her study, "Use of Audio and Knowledge Acquisition in the Online Classroom."
Dr. Tracey Soper is a subject-matter expert and assistant professor at Chamberlain College of Nursing. She brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the online learning environment. In addition to her BSN and MSN in nursing education, Dr. Soper earned a doctorate in education specializing in curriculum design and special instruction. Her research agenda focuses on teaching strategies for the online classroom to promote student learning and retention. She has presented her research on both the national and international levels. With the goal of student success, teaching online is a learning experience for many faculty and Dr. Soper's research may provide some new insights.