Maggie Reneau, PhD, RN Online MSN Program Director Saint Xavier University School of Nursing

Save this PDF as:
 WORD  PNG  TXT  JPG

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "Maggie Reneau, PhD, RN Online MSN Program Director Saint Xavier University School of Nursing"

Transcription

1 Maggie Reneau, PhD, RN Online MSN Program Director Saint Xavier University School of Nursing

2 Objectives After the presentation, the learner will be able to: Describe how to build an online community to maximize student retention using the class roster and introduction area of an online course. Develop examples for faculty presence in the online classroom to maximize student learning during small group activity. Evaluate faculty responses to simulated online student discussions, in small group activities

3

4 Methods for Maximizing Student Learning and Retention Faculty online presence leads to student learning, Student satisfaction and student retention Build an online community Encourage, reinforce and create ideas through online discussions (Herbet, 2005, Thompson, 2011; Palloff & Pratt, 2011).

5 Online Community Responding to each student in the introductions helps to establish the online community. A warm and friendly tone, while acknowledging commonalities with students, will foster trust. A trusting class is one who is empowered to communicate their thoughts and viewpoints in rich, robust, online discussions, which in turn maximizes learning. (Thompson, 2011)

6 Faculty Presence Maximizes Learning and Retention Happens on a daily basis at least Mon Fri. and once on the weekend Occurs when faculty are perceived as Caring (Edwards, Perry & Janzen, 2011)

7 Faculty Caring or Presence Online Use student names. Consistently sign your faculty name Acknowledge feelings that come across (e.g. most often frustration with technology for nursing students). Provide specific feedback, referencing back what a student said. Be flexible to a point (Sitzman, 2010)

8 What is Faculty Presence? Strive for 15 20% of all discussion posts

9 Examples of Faculty Presence to Maximize Learning Problem solving: Pose a problem or challenge to solve Cause & effect: ask for causal relationships between ideas Hypothetical: What if this happened, what would you do? Role Play: Encourage student to look at an issue from the viewpoint of a specific individual in their workplace. (Mayne & Wu, 2011)

10 Examples of Faculty Presence cont d You can also respond to discussion posts earlier in the week from students using the following techniques: reinforce key course concepts mentioned in student posts insert a relatable experience/perspective of your own, as instructor (Mayne & Wu, 2011)

11 Benefits of Maximizing Student learning Positive perception of faculty Positive perception of university Student retention (Cobb, 2011)

12 Mock Student Posts for Faculty Presence (small groups) Discussion Question (for purposes of this exercise, assume no reference is required in the student reply and a minimum of 75 words is required) Describe your experiences with being a member of a team, what made the group productive, what barriers existed to the team being more productive? A)Student reply: I work with a group of real losers, what group?! I end up doing everything myself to make sure it is done right. B) Student reply: Group or team work experiences for me,usually start out rough while everyone is trying to figure out their role in the group. According to our readings for the week, this is a normal part of the group process. I think the most productive team has good communication between everyone and happens when everyone is on the same page. Barriers to a productive team might be poor leadership and lack of communication among members.

13 Evaluation of Faculty Learning (small group summary report)

14 Summary One post for every 7 student posts =15% Avoid vague responses such as what are your thoughts, or good post

15 Questions? Maggie Reneau, PhD, RN

16 References Cobb, S. C. (2011). Social presence, satisfaction, and perceived learning of RN to BSN students in web based nursing courses. Nursing Education Perspectives,32(2), Edwards, M., Perry, B., & Janzen, K. (2011). The making of an exemplary online educator. Distance Education, 32(1), doi: / Herbet, M. (2006). Staying the course: A study in online student satisfaction and retention. Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 9(4). Retrieved from Mayne, L. A., & Wu, Q. (2011). Creating and measuring social presence in online graduate nursing courses. Nursing Education Perspectives, 32(2), Palloff, R.M. & Pratt, K. (2011). The Excellent Online Instructor: Strategies for professional development. John Wiley & Sons: San Francisco, CA Sitzman, K. (2010). Student preferred caring behaviors for online nursing education. Nursing Education Perspectives, 31(3), Thompson, J. T. (2011). Best Practices In Asynchronous Online Course Discussions. Journal of College Teaching & Learning (TLC), 3(7).

Learning Together in Community: Collaboration Online. Rena M. Palloff, Ph.D. Crossroads Consulting Group

Learning Together in Community: Collaboration Online. Rena M. Palloff, Ph.D. Crossroads Consulting Group 1 20th Annual Conference on Distance Teaching and Learning click here -> Learning Together in Community: Collaboration Online Rena M. Palloff, Ph.D. Keith Pratt, Ph.D. Why Collaborate Online? The online

More information

Concurrent Session: C C- 1

Concurrent Session: C C- 1 Concurrent Session: C C- 1 Maximizing Student Learning and Retention In Online Classrooms: An Evidenced Based Approach Pershing South Margaret Reneau, PhD, MSN, Assistant Professor, Online Faculty Liasion,

More information

Online Learning Communities Revisited. Rena M. Palloff, PhD Managing Partner, Crossroads Consulting Group Faculty, Fielding Graduate University And

Online Learning Communities Revisited. Rena M. Palloff, PhD Managing Partner, Crossroads Consulting Group Faculty, Fielding Graduate University And 1 21st Annual Conference on Distance Teaching and Learning Online Learning Communities Revisited Rena M. Palloff, PhD Managing Partner, Crossroads Consulting Group Faculty, Fielding Graduate University

More information

Are We Having Fun Yet?

Are We Having Fun Yet? Are We Having Fun Yet? Instructional Delivery Methods that Enhance Online Student Satisfaction Jill Price, PhD, MSN, RN Assistant Dean, RN to BSN Option Chamberlain College of Nursing Objectives Develop

More information

Effective Course, Faculty, and Program Evaluation

Effective Course, Faculty, and Program Evaluation Effective Course, Faculty, and Program Evaluation Rena M. Palloff, PhD Managing Partner, Crossroads Consulting Group Faculty, Fielding Graduate University Keith Pratt, PhD Managing Partner, Crossroads

More information

8/05/2010. Graduate Nursing Programs at the University of South Carolina. Online Role Play Activities for Developing Oral.

8/05/2010. Graduate Nursing Programs at the University of South Carolina. Online Role Play Activities for Developing Oral. Online Role Play Activities for Developing Oral Presentation Proficiency Joan Culley PhD, MPH, RN, CWON Vera Polyakova Norwood MEd College of Nursing University of South Carolina Graduate Nursing Programs

More information

Critical Thinking in Online Discussion Forums

Critical Thinking in Online Discussion Forums Critical Thinking in Online Discussion Forums Research Notes Bob Loser (rloser@nvcc.edu) Northern Virginia Community College 2012 1 2 Garrison et al. (2000) Summary of the Community of Inquiry (COI) Theory

More information

5-A SECOND. Making a Difference in Graduate Education: Implementing Online Caring Groups

5-A SECOND. Making a Difference in Graduate Education: Implementing Online Caring Groups 5-A SECOND Making a Difference in Graduate Education: Implementing Online Caring Groups Carol B. Wilson, PhD, RN is a full professor at the University of West Georgia and has a long term history in the

More information

2015 Centers of Excellence

2015 Centers of Excellence 2015 Centers of Excellence 1 Duke University Duke School of Nursing has four programs (ABSN, MSN, DNP & PhD). We have a history of innovation in teaching, service and research. We pride ourselves in knowing

More information

Making the Transition: Helping Teachers to Teach Online

Making the Transition: Helping Teachers to Teach Online Copyright Notice This paper was presented at EDUCAUSE 2000 in Nashville, October 10-13, 2000. It is the intellectual property of the author(s). Permission to print or disseminate all or part of this material

More information

South Carolina Nursing Excellence Conference 2015. Sherlock Holmes: The case of the enigmatic nurse residency program.

South Carolina Nursing Excellence Conference 2015. Sherlock Holmes: The case of the enigmatic nurse residency program. South Carolina Nursing Excellence Conference 2015 Sherlock Holmes: The case of the enigmatic nurse residency program. Linda F. Horton, MSN, RN Nurse Residency Program Coordinator MUSC Objective: 1. Explore

More information

The Upper Limit: The Issues for Faculty in Setting Class Size in Online Courses

The Upper Limit: The Issues for Faculty in Setting Class Size in Online Courses The Upper Limit: The Issues for Faculty in Setting Class Size in Online Courses Joy L. Colwell, Assistant Professor or Organizational Leadership and Supervision Carl F. Jenks, Professor of Organizational

More information

Engaging Students through Communication and Contact: Outreach Can Positively Impact Your Students and You!

Engaging Students through Communication and Contact: Outreach Can Positively Impact Your Students and You! Engaging Students through Communication and Contact: Outreach Can Positively Impact Your Students and You! Wendy Achilles WAchilles@kaplan.edu Kimberly Byrd kbyrd@kaplan.edu Jaclyn Felder-Strauss JFelder-

More information

Empowering Nurses to Use Nursing Research to Support Evidence-based Practice Tish Conejo, PhD, RN MidAmerica Nazarene University

Empowering Nurses to Use Nursing Research to Support Evidence-based Practice Tish Conejo, PhD, RN MidAmerica Nazarene University Empowering Nurses to Use Nursing Research to Support Evidence-based Practice Tish Conejo, PhD, RN MidAmerica Nazarene University Background The majority of registered nurses practicing today initially

More information

GRADUATE FACULTY PERCEPTIONS OF ONLINE TEACHING

GRADUATE FACULTY PERCEPTIONS OF ONLINE TEACHING GRADUATE FACULTY PERCEPTIONS OF ONLINE TEACHING Sharon Santilli and Vesna Beck Nova Southeastern University The participants for this study were 47 doctoral faculty from Nova Southeastern University Fischler

More information

On-Line Course Management (as of January 15, 2005) Diane L. Finley, Ph.D. Prince George's Community College. Thomas Brothen University of Minnesota

On-Line Course Management (as of January 15, 2005) Diane L. Finley, Ph.D. Prince George's Community College. Thomas Brothen University of Minnesota On-Line Course Management (as of January 15, 2005) Diane L. Finley, Ph.D. Prince George's Community College Thomas Brothen University of Minnesota Rick Froman John Brown University The 21 st century presents

More information

1 of 5 17TH Annual Conference on Distance Teaching and Learning

1 of 5 17TH Annual Conference on Distance Teaching and Learning 1 of 5 17TH Annual Conference on Distance Teaching and Learning Lessons from the Cyberspace Classroom Rena M. Palloff, Ph.D. Crossroads Consulting Group and The Fielding Institute Alameda, CA and Keith

More information

The Trials and Accomplishments of an Online Adjunct Faculty Member

The Trials and Accomplishments of an Online Adjunct Faculty Member 4 The rate of expansion of online classes at community colleges has required hiring and training faculty for the online class offerings. The demand is being met in large part by adjunct faculty, who, as

More information

Indiana University School of Nursing Program Assessment and Review Report AY 2014-2015

Indiana University School of Nursing Program Assessment and Review Report AY 2014-2015 Indiana University School of Nursing Program Assessment and Review Report AY 2014-2015 Note: During this past year the SON has completed preparation of a newly formatted evaluation plan; the plan includes

More information

THE IMPORTANCE OF TEACHING PRESENCE IN ONLINE AND HYBRID CLASSROOMS

THE IMPORTANCE OF TEACHING PRESENCE IN ONLINE AND HYBRID CLASSROOMS Allied Academies International Conference page 7 THE IMPORTANCE OF TEACHING PRESENCE IN ONLINE AND HYBRID CLASSROOMS Richard Bush, Lawrence Technological University Patricia Castelli, Lawrence Technological

More information

Online Teaching Preparedness: What about Faculty?

Online Teaching Preparedness: What about Faculty? Thomas Jefferson University Jefferson Digital Commons School of Nursing Faculty Papers & Presentations Jefferson College of Nursing 3-2008 Online Teaching Preparedness: What about Faculty? Elizabeth Elkind,

More information

Civility 101 in the Online Classroom De-stress for Student Success. Excellence Innovation Diversity

Civility 101 in the Online Classroom De-stress for Student Success. Excellence Innovation Diversity Civility 101 in the Online Classroom De-stress for Student Success Diane Monsivais, PhD, RN, CNE Leslie Robbins, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC, PMHCNP-BC (NM only), FAANP Ryann Fierro, BSN, RN Excellence Innovation

More information

Preprint: To appear in The Learning Curve. Lowenthal, P. R., & Parscal, T. (2008). Teaching presence. The Learning Curve, 3(4), 1-2, 4.

Preprint: To appear in The Learning Curve. Lowenthal, P. R., & Parscal, T. (2008). Teaching presence. The Learning Curve, 3(4), 1-2, 4. 1 Preprint: To appear in The Learning Curve. Lowenthal, P. R., & Parscal, T. (2008). Teaching presence. The Learning Curve, 3(4), 1-2, 4. Teaching Presence Online Facilitates Meaningful Learning Patrick

More information

The Use of Survey Research to Measure Student Satisfaction in Online Courses. Elaine Strachota. Abstract

The Use of Survey Research to Measure Student Satisfaction in Online Courses. Elaine Strachota. Abstract The Use of Survey Research to Measure Student Satisfaction in Online Courses Elaine Strachota Abstract Although student satisfaction in online courses is of concern to institutions of higher learning attempting

More information

CULTURE OF ONLINE EDUCATION 1

CULTURE OF ONLINE EDUCATION 1 CULTURE OF ONLINE EDUCATION 1 Culture of Online Education Joy Godin Georgia College & State University CULTURE OF ONLINE EDUCATION 2 Abstract As online learning rapidly becomes increasingly more popular,

More information

Exemplary Online Educators: Creating a Community of Inquiry

Exemplary Online Educators: Creating a Community of Inquiry Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education-TOJDE April 2005 ISSN 1302-6488 Volume :6 Number: 2 Article No:3 Exemplary Online Educators: Creating a Community of Inquiry Associate Professor Beth PERRY

More information

Concurrent Session: J J- 1

Concurrent Session: J J- 1 Concurrent Session: J J- 1 Lights..Action..Camera..: Integrating Online Videos in a Large Course Redesign Pershing East Gina M. Oliver, PhD, APRN, FNP-BC, CNE, Assistant Teaching Professor, University

More information

Journal of College Teaching & Learning February 2007 Volume 4, Number 2 ABSTRACT

Journal of College Teaching & Learning February 2007 Volume 4, Number 2 ABSTRACT Best Practices And Exemplary Applications Of Technology In Higher Education Susan P. Lee, (Email: slee@deltastate.edu), Delta State University Lynn J. House, (Email: lhouse@deltastate.edu), Delta State

More information

Educational Advancement: Opportunities and Barriers

Educational Advancement: Opportunities and Barriers Educational Advancement: Opportunities and Barriers Ann O Sullivan, MSN, RN, CNE, NE-BC Assistant Dean, Blessing-Rieman College of Nursing April 1, 2011 Objectives Discuss specific opportunities in RN

More information

From What to Why Reflective Storytelling as Context for Critical Thinking

From What to Why Reflective Storytelling as Context for Critical Thinking Fornreris and Campbell, Critical Thinking and Clinical Reasoning in the Health Sciences, Facione and Facione (eds.), California Academic Press. 1 Measuring Thinking Worldwide This document is a best practices

More information

TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER. 5080 Special Topics: Root Cause Analysis for Interprofessional Team Members.

TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER. 5080 Special Topics: Root Cause Analysis for Interprofessional Team Members. TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER 5080 Special Topics: Root Cause Analysis for Interprofessional Team Members Course On Behalf of the Faculty Champions Cindy Acton, DNP, RN, NEA-BC Prepared

More information

With an increasing number

With an increasing number R e s e a r c h B r i e f The Use of Standards for Peer Review of Online Nursing Courses: A Pilot Study Barbara Battin Little, DNP, MPH, RN Abstract This article describes a pilot study on the use of online

More information

NURSING IN CALIFORNIA:

NURSING IN CALIFORNIA: NURSING IN CALIFORNIA: A Workforce Crisis JANUARY 2001 Janet Coffman, MPP Joanne Spetz, PhD Jean Ann Seago, PhD, RN Emily Rosenoff Edward O Neil, PhD 2001 Center for the Health Professions, University

More information

Just tell us what you want! Using rubrics to help MBA students become better performance managers

Just tell us what you want! Using rubrics to help MBA students become better performance managers Just tell us what you want! Using rubrics to help MBA students become better performance managers Dr. Kathleen Hanold Watland, Saint Xavier University Author s Contact Information Dr. Kathleen Hanold Watland

More information

Strategies for Designing. An Orientation for Online Students. Norma Scagnoli. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

Strategies for Designing. An Orientation for Online Students. Norma Scagnoli. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign Strategies for Orientation. 1 Running head: STRATEGIES FOR ORIENTATION Strategies for Designing An Orientation for Online Students Norma Scagnoli University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign Strategies for

More information

Under the Start Your Search Now box, you may search by author, title and key words.

Under the Start Your Search Now box, you may search by author, title and key words. VISTAS Online VISTAS Online is an innovative publication produced for the American Counseling Association by Dr. Garry R. Walz and Dr. Jeanne C. Bleuer of Counseling Outfitters, LLC. Its purpose is to

More information

Reflective Journaling as Assessment and Teaching

Reflective Journaling as Assessment and Teaching OVERVIEW Reflective Journaling as Assessment and Teaching Anna Fortson, M.S.N., R. N., Rebecca Sisk, Ph.D., R.N. Methodist College of Nursing, Peoria, IL, U.S.A. afortson@mmci.org, rsisk@mmci.org Current

More information

Instructor and Learner Discourse in MBA and MA Online Programs: Whom Posts more Frequently?

Instructor and Learner Discourse in MBA and MA Online Programs: Whom Posts more Frequently? Instructor and Learner Discourse in MBA and MA Online Programs: Whom Posts more Frequently? Peter Kiriakidis Founder and CEO 1387909 ONTARIO INC Ontario, Canada panto@primus.ca Introduction Abstract: This

More information

Karen Vahlberg, RN, BSN Chief Executive Officer Juli Wallace Chief Operations Officer, LSF

Karen Vahlberg, RN, BSN Chief Executive Officer Juli Wallace Chief Operations Officer, LSF Karen Vahlberg, RN, BSN Chief Executive Officer Juli Wallace Chief Operations Officer, LSF The Problem Recently, I was asked if I was going to fire an employee who made a mistake that cost the company

More information

Mary Sue Gorski, RN, PhD Consultant, Center to Champion Nursing in America

Mary Sue Gorski, RN, PhD Consultant, Center to Champion Nursing in America Mary Sue Gorski, RN, PhD Consultant, Center to Champion Nursing in America Practice Diversity Education Collaboration Data Leadership CCNA s 31 State Teams focused on education capacity IOM report calls

More information

Asynchronous Discussions: Best Practices. Gary Berry, Ph.D. Assistant Dean for Advanced Studies Development American Public University System

Asynchronous Discussions: Best Practices. Gary Berry, Ph.D. Assistant Dean for Advanced Studies Development American Public University System Asynchronous Discussions: Best Practices Gary Berry, Ph.D. Assistant Dean for Advanced Studies Development American Public University System Introduction It is commonly accepted among online educators

More information

American Sentinel University DNP Practice Experience Quick Start Guide

American Sentinel University DNP Practice Experience Quick Start Guide American Sentinel University DNP Practice Experience Quick Start Guide This Quick Start Guide is designed to guide your preparation, practice experiences, and reflective journaling within each nursing

More information

Civility 101 in the Online Classroom De-stress for Student Success. Excellence Innovation Diversity

Civility 101 in the Online Classroom De-stress for Student Success. Excellence Innovation Diversity Civility 101 in the Online Classroom De-stress for Student Success Diane Monsivais, PhD, RN, CNE Leslie K. Robbins, PhD, RN, PMHCNS/NP-BC, FAANP Ryann Fierro, BSN, RN Excellence Innovation Diversity Authors

More information

Christopher Lance Coleman, PhD, MS.MPH, FAAN Fagin Term Associate Professor University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing

Christopher Lance Coleman, PhD, MS.MPH, FAAN Fagin Term Associate Professor University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing Christopher Lance Coleman, PhD, MS.MPH, FAAN Fagin Term Associate Professor University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing Spencer Stubbs, Undergraduate Student University of Pennsylvania Creating a Male

More information

Teacher-Learner Interactions in Online Learning at the Center for Online and Distance Training (CODT), Travinh University, Vietnam

Teacher-Learner Interactions in Online Learning at the Center for Online and Distance Training (CODT), Travinh University, Vietnam Teacher-Learner Interactions in Online Learning at the Center for Online and Distance Training (CODT), Travinh University, Vietnam Danh Department of Educational Technology University of Hawai i at Manoa

More information

RN to BSN Interest Survey

RN to BSN Interest Survey RN to BSN Interest Survey The Institute of Medicine and Future of Nursing reports have a target goal of 80% of the RN workforce prepared at the BSN or higher level by 2020. Bellin Health and Bellin College

More information

Texas State University University Library Strategic Plan 2012 2017

Texas State University University Library Strategic Plan 2012 2017 Texas State University University Library Strategic Plan 2012 2017 Mission The University Library advances the teaching and research mission of the University and supports students, faculty, and other

More information

Graduate. Master of Science in Nursing

Graduate. Master of Science in Nursing Graduate D e g r e e P r o g r a m s Master of Science in Nursing Master of Science in Nursing Educating the Next Generation of Nurses Nurses understand that the ongoing changes in healthcare systems create

More information

6/4/2014. Performance Gap Analysis: Transitioning RNs to a New Area of Practice OBJECTIVES

6/4/2014. Performance Gap Analysis: Transitioning RNs to a New Area of Practice OBJECTIVES Performance Gap Analysis: Transitioning RNs to a New Area of Practice Jean Shinners PhD, RN-BC Yvonne Brooks RN DISCLOSURES Jean Shinners and Yvonne Brooks have received no commercial support and declared

More information

Dorchester General Hospital Registered Nurses' Certification. Submitted to: Dorchester General Hospital Foundation. Date: Juig Jt!

Dorchester General Hospital Registered Nurses' Certification. Submitted to: Dorchester General Hospital Foundation. Date: Juig Jt! Dorchester General Hospital Registered Nurses' Certification Submitted to: Dorchester General Hospital Foundation Date: Juig Jt!J, 2012 Mandy Bounds RN, BSN, CCRN Critical Care Unit Clinical Coordinator

More information

Introduction. Two vastly different online experiences were presented in an earlier column. An

Introduction. Two vastly different online experiences were presented in an earlier column. An Quality Online Developmental Math Courses: The Instructor's Role by Sharon Testone Introduction Two vastly different online experiences were presented in an earlier column. An excellent course on Human

More information

Building Online Learning Communities

Building Online Learning Communities Building Online Learning Communities Techniques that Work! Rena M Palloff, PhD, LCSW Capella University Program and Faculty Lead, Doctorate in Social Work The Importance of the Learning Community Research

More information

An Overview of Magnet Designation. Cheryl Cioffi, MSN, RN, ANP-BC, OCN Director, Nursing Professional & Clinical Development

An Overview of Magnet Designation. Cheryl Cioffi, MSN, RN, ANP-BC, OCN Director, Nursing Professional & Clinical Development An Overview of Magnet Designation Cheryl Cioffi, MSN, RN, ANP-BC, OCN Director, Nursing Professional & Clinical Development Learning Objectives At the conclusion of the presentation, the learner will:

More information

Partnering with Academic Partners to Enhance Student Experiences and Transitions into Practice

Partnering with Academic Partners to Enhance Student Experiences and Transitions into Practice Partnering with Academic Partners to Enhance Student Experiences and Transitions into Practice Holly Lorenz, RN, MSN Sandra Rader, DNP, MSA, RN, NEA-BC Melanie Shatzer, DNP, RN Pittsburgh, PA UPMC Objectives

More information

Undergraduate Students Perceptions of the Value of Online Discussions: A Comparison Between Education and Engineering Students

Undergraduate Students Perceptions of the Value of Online Discussions: A Comparison Between Education and Engineering Students Undergraduate Students Perceptions of the Value of Online Discussions: A Comparison Between Education and Engineering Students Peggy A. Ertmer Department of Curriculum and Instruction Purdue University

More information

Web 2.0 Technologies and Community Building Online

Web 2.0 Technologies and Community Building Online Web 2.0 Technologies and Community Building Online Rena M Palloff, PhD Program Director and Faculty, Teaching in the Virtual Classroom Program Fielding Graduate University Managing Partner, Crossroads

More information

Building Online Learning Communities: Factors Supporting Collaborative Knowledge-Building. Joe Wheaton, Associate Professor The Ohio State University

Building Online Learning Communities: Factors Supporting Collaborative Knowledge-Building. Joe Wheaton, Associate Professor The Ohio State University For more resources click here -> Building Online Learning Communities: Factors Supporting Collaborative Knowledge-Building Joe Wheaton, Associate Professor David Stein, Associate Professor Jennifer Calvin,

More information

Andragogical Methods Applied to Nursing Education: Adult education for adult students

Andragogical Methods Applied to Nursing Education: Adult education for adult students 1 Andragogical Methods Applied to Nursing Education: Adult education for adult students Sue E. McKee and Cynthia Billman An urgent health care need is to recruit nurses to become educators and to equip

More information

The Power of Shared Decision Making

The Power of Shared Decision Making The Power of Shared Decision Making What is Shared Decision Making Point of Service Decision Making - where staff who perform the work participate in decision making affecting their environment A 30 year

More information

ANIMATING DISTANCE LEARNING: THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN ONLINE LEARNING COMMUNITY. Mary Quinn, DBA, Assistant Professor. Malone College.

ANIMATING DISTANCE LEARNING: THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN ONLINE LEARNING COMMUNITY. Mary Quinn, DBA, Assistant Professor. Malone College. ANIMATING DISTANCE LEARNING: THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN ONLINE LEARNING COMMUNITY Mary Quinn, DBA, Assistant Professor Malone College Canton, Ohio Abstract The number of students enrolled in distance learning

More information

Online Orientation and Reference Course for Online Master of Science in Nursing Program

Online Orientation and Reference Course for Online Master of Science in Nursing Program International Journal of Health Sciences Education Volume 1, Issue 1, October 2013 2013 Academic Health Sciences Center East Tennessee State University Online Orientation and Reference Course for Online

More information

Johns Hopkins University (JHU) School of Nursing (SON) Master Evaluation Plan (MEP)

Johns Hopkins University (JHU) School of Nursing (SON) Master Evaluation Plan (MEP) Johns Hopkins University (JHU) School of Nursing (SON) Master Evaluation Plan (MEP) The SON MEP focuses on congruence between SON and JHU goals, and between SON academic s and professional nursing standards;

More information

Assessing Online Asynchronous Discussion in Online Courses: An Empirical Study

Assessing Online Asynchronous Discussion in Online Courses: An Empirical Study Assessing Online Asynchronous Discussion in Online Courses: An Empirical Study Shijuan Liu Department of Instructional Systems Technology Indiana University Bloomington, Indiana, USA shijliu@indiana.edu

More information

To Electronics and Beyond!! Implementing an Electronic Medical Record into a Nursing Curriculum

To Electronics and Beyond!! Implementing an Electronic Medical Record into a Nursing Curriculum To Electronics and Beyond!! Implementing an Electronic Medical Record into a Nursing Curriculum Kelly M. Whitver MS, RN Assistant Professor of Nursing Jamestown Community College Jamestown, NY kellywhitver@mail.sunyjcc.edu

More information

The Doctoral Journey:

The Doctoral Journey: The Doctoral Journey: Exploring the relationship between workplace empowerment of nurse educators and successful completion of a doctoral degree Lisa Anne Burrell, PhD, MSN, RN-BC, CNE A bit of Nurse Educator

More information

NEW WAYS OF THINKING ABOUT MULTIMEDIA AND ONLINE TEACHING IN HIGHER EDUCATION

NEW WAYS OF THINKING ABOUT MULTIMEDIA AND ONLINE TEACHING IN HIGHER EDUCATION NEW WAYS OF THINKING ABOUT MULTIMEDIA AND ONLINE TEACHING IN HIGHER EDUCATION Ahmad Abuhejleh Computer Science & Information Systems University Of Wisconsin River Falls Ahmad.Abuhejleh@uwrf.edu Abstract

More information

Development of an Online Course: Leadership Development and Change Management for Nurse Executives in ASEAN Countries

Development of an Online Course: Leadership Development and Change Management for Nurse Executives in ASEAN Countries Development of an Online Course: Leadership Development and Change Management for Nurse Executives in ASEAN Countries Premruetai Noimuenwai, RN, MS. Ph.D. Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University, THAILAND

More information

Online Assessment Report. Assessment Process Overview

Online Assessment Report. Assessment Process Overview Online Assessment Report Assessment Process Overview The Online Campus embraces a philosophy of continuous quality improvement and requires program administrators to use a variety of robust assessments

More information

PhD Alumni Survey. In what time frame did you graduate? 1994-2000 2001-2007 2008-2014. What cognate area did you pursue? Education

PhD Alumni Survey. In what time frame did you graduate? 1994-2000 2001-2007 2008-2014. What cognate area did you pursue? Education PhD Alumni Survey In what time frame did you graduate? 1994-2000 2001-2007 2008-2014 What cognate area did you pursue? Education Were you employed during your PhD studies? Full-time Part-time Did you receive

More information

Editorial AMERICAN NURSES CREDENTIALING CENTER (ANCC) PATHWAY TO EXCELLENCE PROGRAM: ADDRESSING MEETING THE NEEDS OF SMALL AND RURAL

Editorial AMERICAN NURSES CREDENTIALING CENTER (ANCC) PATHWAY TO EXCELLENCE PROGRAM: ADDRESSING MEETING THE NEEDS OF SMALL AND RURAL 6 Editorial AMERICAN NURSES CREDENTIALING CENTER (ANCC) PATHWAY TO EXCELLENCE PROGRAM: ADDRESSING MEETING THE NEEDS OF SMALL AND RURAL Angeline Bushy, PhD, RN, FAAN Editorial Board Member Recently while

More information

Social Dynamics of Online Learning: Pedagogical Imperatives and Practical Applications

Social Dynamics of Online Learning: Pedagogical Imperatives and Practical Applications Social Dynamics of Online Learning: Pedagogical Imperatives and Practical Applications Jason D. Baker, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Education Regent University Robert Woods, J.D, Ph.D. Assistant Professor

More information

E-Learning: A Solution for Problematic Classroom Computer Training.

E-Learning: A Solution for Problematic Classroom Computer Training. CJNI, Volume 5 No. 3, Summer 2010, p. 43 49 (page 1 of 7) E-Learning: A Solution for Problematic Classroom Computer Training. Ping Zou, RN, MN(c), BScN Masters Student, Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of

More information

Quality Guidelines for Online Courses

Quality Guidelines for Online Courses Quality Guidelines for Online Courses The quality of an online course is determined by several factors, some of which can only be assessed while the course is in progress. These Quality Guidelines are

More information

Strategies to Improve Final Year Nursing Students Confidence. Linh Drexler University of Windsor

Strategies to Improve Final Year Nursing Students Confidence. Linh Drexler University of Windsor Strategies to Improve Final Year Nursing Students Confidence Linh Drexler University of Windsor Abstract Final year nursing students have reported a lack of confidence in fulfilling the expectations and

More information

Classrooms Without Walls: A Comparison of Instructor Performance in online Courses Differing in Class Size

Classrooms Without Walls: A Comparison of Instructor Performance in online Courses Differing in Class Size Classrooms Without Walls: A Comparison of Instructor Performance in online Courses Differing in Class Size Chris Sorensen, Ph.D. Assistant Professor College of Education Ashford University San Diego, CA,

More information

NOVA SCOTIA S. Nursing Strategy 2015

NOVA SCOTIA S. Nursing Strategy 2015 NOVA SCOTIA S Nursing Strategy 2015 NOVA SCOTIA S Nursing Strategy 2015 Contents Background...1 Support at Every Stage...2 Evidence & Experience...3 A Multi-Faceted Approach...4 Nursing Education...5 Maintain

More information

To Be or Not to Be: Online Educational Leadership Program

To Be or Not to Be: Online Educational Leadership Program To Be or Not to Be: Online Educational Leadership Program Dr. Angela Farmer David Hopkins Mississippi State University October 21, 2015 1 To Be or Not to Be: Online Educational Leadership Program Online

More information

A Teaching Mentorship Program to Facilitate Excellence in Teaching and Learning. Lynda Slimmer, PhD, RN

A Teaching Mentorship Program to Facilitate Excellence in Teaching and Learning. Lynda Slimmer, PhD, RN A Teaching Mentorship Program to Facilitate Excellence in Teaching and Learning Lynda Slimmer, PhD, RN Associate Professor and Associate Department Head University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing

More information

Factors Influencing Retention of Students in an RN-to-BSN Program

Factors Influencing Retention of Students in an RN-to-BSN Program Factors Influencing Retention of Students in an RN-to-BSN Program BRELINDA K. KERN, PHD, RN APRIL 4, 2014 1 Problem Justification Retention a benchmark for program success 2 Schools must identify reasons

More information

E-LEARNING EDUCATION SYSTEM IN UNIVERSITIES WITH INSTRUCTORS PERSPECTIVES AND A SURVEY IN TURKEY

E-LEARNING EDUCATION SYSTEM IN UNIVERSITIES WITH INSTRUCTORS PERSPECTIVES AND A SURVEY IN TURKEY E-LEARNING EDUCATION SYSTEM IN UNIVERSITIES WITH INSTRUCTORS PERSPECTIVES AND A SURVEY IN TURKEY Fazli YILDIRIM Okan University School of Applied Sciences Formula 1 Yani, Akfirat, Tuzla- Istanbul / Turkey.

More information

An Experiment in Using Twitter in Teaching a Student Affairs Practicum Course

An Experiment in Using Twitter in Teaching a Student Affairs Practicum Course http://studentaffairs.com/ejournal/summer_2013/anexperimentinusingtwitter.html An Experiment in Using Twitter in Teaching a Student Affairs Practicum Course Paul G. Brown PhD Student Boston College paulgordonbrown@gmail.com

More information

EDU 295 633 Fall 2010 Course Syllabus Instructional Design for Online Learning Instructor: Faculty Bio button Contact Policy:

EDU 295 633 Fall 2010 Course Syllabus Instructional Design for Online Learning Instructor: Faculty Bio button Contact Policy: EDU 295 633 Fall 2010 Course Syllabus Instructional Design for Online Learning Instructor: Kristin Machac The Faculty Bio button in Blackboard also contains your instructor s contact information, office

More information

Merging Business and Adult Education to Create an Online MBA Degree Program: Concern over Sustaining the Andragogical Approach

Merging Business and Adult Education to Create an Online MBA Degree Program: Concern over Sustaining the Andragogical Approach Merging Business and Adult Education to Create an Online MBA Degree Program: Concern over Sustaining the Andragogical Approach Susan Isenberg, Ph.D. Abstract: Merging business and education models for

More information

How to Teach Online/Distance Education Courses Successfully. Sunah Cho

How to Teach Online/Distance Education Courses Successfully. Sunah Cho How to Teach Online/Distance Education Courses Successfully Sunah Cho Instructional Designer/Project Manager & Instructor Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology University of British Columbia Introduction

More information

Florida Nurse Faculty Supply and Demand: Academic Year

Florida Nurse Faculty Supply and Demand: Academic Year Florida Nurse Faculty Supply and Demand: Academic Year 2012-2013 The information below represents the key findings regarding the faculty workforce in Florida s nursing education system. The report focuses

More information

1 of 6 17TH Annual Conference on Distance Teaching and Learning

1 of 6 17TH Annual Conference on Distance Teaching and Learning 1 of 6 17TH Annual Conference on Distance Teaching and Learning Conducting Learner Analysis to Adjust Online Instruction for Your Faceless Learners Seung Youn (Yonnie) Chyung, Ed.D Visiting Assistant Professor

More information

Instructional Design based on Critical and Creative Thinking Strategies for an Online Course

Instructional Design based on Critical and Creative Thinking Strategies for an Online Course Instructional Design based on Critical and Creative Thinking Strategies for an Online Course Simone Conceição, PhD Assistant Professor, School of Education University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Karen Skibba

More information

MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF EDUCATION. DEPARTMENT of LEADERSHIP & FOUNDATIONS COURSE SYLLABUS. Human Resources Administration

MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF EDUCATION. DEPARTMENT of LEADERSHIP & FOUNDATIONS COURSE SYLLABUS. Human Resources Administration MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF EDUCATION DEPARTMENT of LEADERSHIP & FOUNDATIONS COURSE SYLLABUS Course Prefix and Number: CCL 8153 Course Title: Credit hours: Type of course: Catalog description:

More information

Categories Criteria 3 2 1 0 Instructional and Audience Analysis. Prerequisites are clearly listed within the syllabus.

Categories Criteria 3 2 1 0 Instructional and Audience Analysis. Prerequisites are clearly listed within the syllabus. 1.0 Instructional Design Exemplary Acceptable Needs Revision N/A Categories Criteria 3 2 1 0 Instructional and Audience Analysis 1. Prerequisites are described. Prerequisites are clearly listed in multiple

More information

An Invitation to Apply: La Salle University School of Nursing and Health Sciences Chair of the Undergraduate Nursing Program

An Invitation to Apply: La Salle University School of Nursing and Health Sciences Chair of the Undergraduate Nursing Program An Invitation to Apply: La Salle University School of Nursing and Health Sciences Chair of the Undergraduate Nursing Program THE SEARCH The Chair is empowered by departmental colleagues, by the Dean, and

More information

Reflective Journaling: Building Bridges between Theory and Practice KENNETH GOLDBERG National University kgoldber@nu.edu

Reflective Journaling: Building Bridges between Theory and Practice KENNETH GOLDBERG National University kgoldber@nu.edu Reflective Journaling: Building Bridges between Theory and Practice KENNETH GOLDBERG National University kgoldber@nu.edu ABSTRACT Assessing practitioner experience as it relates to subject theory can be

More information

Envisioning A Future State For BSN and RN-to-BSN Programs

Envisioning A Future State For BSN and RN-to-BSN Programs Envisioning A Future State For BSN and RN-to-BSN Programs Creating Innovative Programs Where High Volume & High Quality Are Not Mutually Exclusive Terms Mary E. Mancini, RN, PhD, NE-BC, FAHA, ANEF, FAAN

More information

Applying the NLN CNEA Standards to Your Program

Applying the NLN CNEA Standards to Your Program 1 Conflicts of Interest and Disclosures 2 Applying the NLN CNEA Standards to Your Program Neither the planners or presenters indicated that they have any real or perceived vested interest that relate to

More information

Shared Governance: An Introduction to the Concept Behind Shared Governance

Shared Governance: An Introduction to the Concept Behind Shared Governance Shared Governance: An Introduction to the Concept Behind Shared Governance Presented by: Eddie A. Romero, MSN, RN Nurse Manager, Special Care Nurseries OBJECTIVES Describe the History of Shared Governance

More information

Education at a Distance: Best Practices and Considerations for Leadership Educators

Education at a Distance: Best Practices and Considerations for Leadership Educators Education at a Distance: Best Practices and Considerations for Leadership Educators Deborah L. Saks, Ph.D. Visiting Assistant Professor Organizational Leadership Statewide College of Technology Purdue

More information

M e l a n i e G r e e n e. S a r a O l i n Z i m m e r m a n A p p a l a c h i a n S t a t e U n i v e r s i t y

M e l a n i e G r e e n e. S a r a O l i n Z i m m e r m a n A p p a l a c h i a n S t a t e U n i v e r s i t y CIMLE Current Issues in Middle Level Education (2006) 12(2), 15-20 Cultivating Teacher Leadership in Middle Level Education S a r a O l i n Z i m m e r m a n A p p a l a c h i a n S t a t e U n i v e r

More information

Vicki Brzoza RN, MSN, MBA, CCRN Nurse Educator Thomas Edison State College/Capital Health

Vicki Brzoza RN, MSN, MBA, CCRN Nurse Educator Thomas Edison State College/Capital Health Vicki Brzoza RN, MSN, MBA, CCRN Nurse Educator Thomas Edison State College/Capital Health Denise Tate EdD, APRN-BC Associate Dean Undergraduate Nursing Programs Thomas Edison State College Recognize the

More information

19th Annual Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference Las Vegas, Nevada, USA March 5, 2008

19th Annual Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference Las Vegas, Nevada, USA March 5, 2008 19th Annual Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference Las Vegas, Nevada, USA March 5, 2008 Creating Online Learning Communities: A Cross Disciplinary Examination of

More information

NCSBN National Simulation Study. Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing

NCSBN National Simulation Study. Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing NCSBN National Simulation Study Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing NCSBN Simulation Study Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing (JHUSON) is one of 10 schools chosen by the National Council

More information