Items listed under "student success"

Community Health Nursing: A Service Learning Experience

By Patrick O., RN Students in NUR 448 Community Health Nursing engage in a service learning experience as part of the requirement of the course. This experience provides students with the opportunity to apply what is being learned in the course to...  [Read More]

Test Taking Strategies

By Lisa Robert   Test taking techniques are strategies one can utilize to analyze a test item. The most important skill for the test taker is the ability to read the question carefully and determine the key elements in each question. Each...  [Read More]

In the Library: Nursing Ebooks at Your Fingertips

The Excelsior College Library has thousands of great ebooks on topics in nursing and health that you can access anywhere!  Keep in mind what you will probably not find: traditional nursing textbooks in electronic format. Publishers want you to pay for them...  [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]