Innovation and learning with VoiceThread: A pilot assessment of students and educators’ perspective

Leighsa Sharoff


This pilot assessment explored students (n = 13) and educators’ perspective of utilizing VoiceThread© as a genomic risk assessment assignment in an online asynchronous graduate nursing course. Results demonstrated that both students and educator perceived using VoiceThread© as beneficial, fostering a sense of community while enhancing students’ communicative skills. Given today’s pedagogical arena, there is an expectation for creative innovative teaching and learning that encourages thoughtful engagement while instilling initiative-taking interactions and participation. The implications for educators to be cognizant of the dynamics of instilling a sense of a social community and culture, while developing complex-reasoning skills, is required to continue students’ educational progression.

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Journal of Nursing Education and Practice

ISSN 1925-4040 (Print)   ISSN 1925-4059 (Online)

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