Online Teaching Efficacy: A Product of Professional Development and Ongoing Support

  • Sally Richter, Lynda Idleman
  • International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship, August 2017, De Gruyter
  • DOI: 10.1515/ijnes-2016-0033

Online Teaching Efficacy

What is it about?

The perceptions of online teaching efficacy of nursing faculty who teach courses in which 51% or more of the content is offered online.

Why is it important?

The findings of this study revealed those participants who had a number of professional development supports and release time to develop online courses have a greater sense of efficacy.


Sally Richter
University of West Georgia

As online education continues to expand for nursing education, it is imperative that appropriate support and development opportunities are provided for nursing faculty.

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