FEATURE ARTICLE: CE: CONTINUING EDUCATIONMirror, Mirror on the Wall: Using Online Discussion Groups to Improve Interpersonal SkillsDEERING, CATHERINE GRAY PhD, RN, CS; EICHELBERGER, LISA DSN, RNAuthor Information From Clayton College & State University, Morrow, GA. Corresponding author: Catherine Gray Deering, PhD, RN, CS, Professor of Nursing & Psychology, Clayton College & State University, N Lee St, Morrow, GA 30260 (e-mail: email@example.com). CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing: July-August 2002 - Volume 20 - Issue 4 - p 150-154 Buy Take the CE Test Abstract Despite the growing need for strong communication skills in the workplace, many nursing students complete their education and still have significant blind spots for their own interpersonal weaknesses. This article describes an innovative approach for promoting insight into communication styles through the use of small-group online discussions. An outline of the instructional strategy is provided along with examples of student work. Future directions for online assignments are discussed. © 2002 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.