Items listed under "Instructor Tips"

Using Twitter in the Classroom

By Amy Erickson About five years ago, one university encouraged instructors and staff to create Twitter accounts. Unfortunately, the instructors and staff weren’t given any guidance as to how or why to use Twitter. I felt it was a great place to...  [Read More]

Simulation Places a Role in Online Learning

By Tresa Kaur Dusaj, PhD, RN-BC, CNE, CHSE, CTN-A Faculty Program Director One of the reasons simulation was introduced in nursing was due to the shortage of clinical sites. It was first used by NASA and quickly found its way into the...  [Read More]

Let the Games Begin

By Sharon A. Aronovitch, PhD, RN, CWOCN Lead Faculty Program Director, Graduate Nursing Program Healthy competition is good for the soul. So, why do we complain when we see children playing video games on their phone, computer, iPad or TV. I have...  [Read More]

Five Elements of Time Management

By Tresa Kaur Dusaj PhD, RN-BC, CNE, CHSE, CTN-A Procrastination is very typical of the adult learner trying to juggle many different roles and responsibilities. Work, life, and academic balance is difficult to obtain without adequate time management skills. Here are 5fiveelements...  [Read More]

Five Skills for Online Student Success

By Tresa Kaur Dusaj, PhD, RN-BC, CNE, CHSE, CTN-A Faculty Program Director The online student is typically an adult learner with many other roles and responsibilities. Organization, time management, and study skills are important to the success of these learners in online...  [Read More]

The Humorous Side to a Bad Day

 By Sharon A. Aronovitch, PhD, RN, CWOCN Lead Faculty Program Director, Graduate Nursing Program You start your day feeling content and happy with your life. You’re dressed and ready to start your day. As you walk into your office you realize that...  [Read More]

Instructor Tips: Joanne Bonesteel on NUR 108

Joanne Bonesteel has worked at Excelsior College for over 25 years. She is a Faculty Program Director in the School of Nursing. In this role she has developed and implemented a variety of guided learning options and courses to help students be...  [Read More]