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Flavio Manganello
Evangelos C. Fradelos
Dimitrios Mantzaris
Konstantinos Tsaras
Francesca Pozzi
Ioanna V. Papathanasiou


Technology-enhanced learning is being used in nurse education and training to promote active development of professional knowledge and skills among university students as well as among professional nurses. Although many studies have focused on enablers and barriers to e-learning in nursing education, there is still little knowledge regarding the specific functionalities that allow to instantiate flexible and effective learning activities as well as the user satisfaction of these functionalities. This study examines the students’ opinions about the ease of use and usefulness of the functionalities of the Open Online Tool (OOT) platform that was implemented and used for an online initiative for professional training on Family and Community Nursing (FCN) in Greece. The results of the research showed that most of the features of the OOT were considered by the participants to be easy to use and at the same time useful in contributing consistently to their training.

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