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Title

Lessons Gained from Distance Delivery of an Applied Pharmacokineetics Course (Galley)

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Author(s)

Katy H.P. Moore, Kim L.R. Brouwer and Pamela U. Joyner

Journal

American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education

Vol. 61, No. 3 (1997)
DOI: aj6103310.pdf

ISSN

002-9459

Publisher

American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy

Abstract

Applied Pharmacokinetics was delivered to 54 University of North Carolina external doctor of pharmacy students during the Spring semester of 1996 using a combination of printed material, videotapes, and interactive videoconferences. Live interaction was available via videoconference, during faculty visits to regional sites, and by toll-free telephone conversations. This paper describes the course design, course materials, methods of communication, and lessons learned during the Spring of 1996. Feedback regarding the course was obtained via a questionnaire administered to students at the completion of the course. Eightyone percent of the students reported that videotapes were an effective method for delivery of pharmacokinetic course material. One-hundred percent of responders thought the course-pack was a helpful supplement. Seventy-five percent of the responders wanted more interactive videoconferences. Development and delivery of an effective course for distance learners is an educational challenge that requires careful planning and a team effort.

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