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The Lock Box Exam: “Escaping the Rhetoric” – Checking Content & Reinforcing Gen Ed Outcomes

Before I begin, I need to give credit and a shout out to Nick Roster, who inspired me with his own lock box activity.  I had been wanting to do a group-styled “exam” for some time with my  classes, and his idea of the “lock box” gave me the inspiration and vehicle to move my… Continue Reading The Lock Box Exam: “Escaping the Rhetoric” – Checking Content & Reinforcing Gen Ed Outcomes

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students survived the food mystery experience

Scientific Method in English Class? (It works! Hear me out!)

Our ENG111 textbook addresses Scientific Methods within the Narrative chapters.  As most of our students are not intending on studying English as a major/minor, I’ve found a need to take some time and address this narrative practice and its applications for our students. IMRaD stand for Introduction, Methods, Results, & Discussion.  We most often associate… Continue Reading Scientific Method in English Class? (It works! Hear me out!)

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nursing simulation room, manikin and equipment, ready for students

Simulation for our Students

The use of simulation in nursing education offers students a safe, controlled environment to experience simulated patient care experiences or to practice or be evaluated on nursing skills. Simulation is used here in our NMC simulation lab to connect classroom learning to clinical practice. It is a way we are able to reinforce and evaluate… Continue Reading Simulation for our Students

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National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

HH2 Awareness Project

Driving to work and my mind is full with a running list of worries of ‘what if’s.’  It’s my second time around of doing a ‘three-way cross-disciplinary experiential project’ of participating in the National Homeless and Hunger Awareness Project.   I am concerned about all the busyness of the project such as deadlines, the grading, and… Continue Reading HH2 Awareness Project

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