Degrees of Success

Transitioning from Clinical Nurse to Educator

“The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.” 

—William Arthur Ward

An Effective Teaching Method: Double Testing

Current literature reminds us that active learning helps promote critical thinking and problem-solving abilities. Active learning requires that students be engaged through more than listening, reading, writing, and discussion. 

Improving Diversity in Graduate Nurse Anesthesia Programs

Racially and ethnically diverse populations have grown in the US. The US Census Bureau finds that approximately 37% of the population is made up of minority groups.

Successes and Challenges of a Nursing Student with Dyslexia

The International Dyslexia Association describes dyslexia as “a specific learning disability that is neurological in origin.

Lessons for the Teacher

My career in pre-licensure nursing education started in 1986. As a professor at Capital Community College in Hartford, Connecticut, I have taught and learned much in the last 20-plus years.

Mentoring and the Use of Innovative Curriculum Design to Develop a Global Nurse Leader

Globalization is changing the way we live and work, and by extension, it is transforming the experiences and aspirations of students entering Nurse Practitioner (NP) programs.

Racial Disparities of Nursing Educators and Students

Due to the shortage of nurses in the workforce, many nursing schools are making an effort to increase their enrollment of students.

Growing the Numbers of Diverse Nursing Faculty

A chance encounter with a professor at the University of Colorado Denver changed the trajectory of Anissa Buhring’s career, transforming her dream of teaching into a goal with a deadline.

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