Implementation of E-learning in Nursing Education in Malawi: The Case of Kamuzu College of Nursing – University of Malawi
Kamuzu College of Nursing (KCN) is a constituent college of the University of Malawi has two campuses in Lilongwe and Blantyre, separated by a distance of about 300 kilometers; KCN is the largest national producer of professionals in nursing and midwifery. KCN adopted an E-learning platform due to pressure to increase intake of nurses in order to meet the demand of the Malawi health. In response to the demand for nurses and midwives, KCN has resorted to increasing student in-take and in diversifying its post-graduate programmes including MSc Programmes and starting a PhD programme. This paper describes how implementation of blended learning using e learning to complement face-to-face teaching is able to improve teaching and learning of nurses in Malawi. // Paper ID 476
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