The use of audiotaped lectures is a form of distributed learning as defined by Welsh (11).
In summary, no referenced studies were found that specifically addressed the use of audiotaped lectures outside the classroom for student learning.
The faculty thought the audiotaped lectures, followed by active classroom learning, took the students to a higher level of thinking and application of the nursing process than traditional lectures.
The faculty definitely enjoyed this benefit of using the audiotaped lectures and found they had more time and energy to plan, coordinate, and evaluate the interactive classes.
The Qatar-based Al-Jazeera satellite television network, which has in the past aired videotaped messages of bin Laden and his top lieutenants, said that it received a recorded audiotaped
message from Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, the Kuwaiti-born spokesman for bin Laden.