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How to Get Into an Accelerated BSN Program

An accelerated BSN pathway is designed to provide a fast track to a BSN degree for students who already have a bachelor’s degree in another field. Nursing is one of the fastest-growing careers, with employment for registered nurses (RN) expected to grow 12% from 2018 to 2028, according to the Bureau […]

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information literacy modules

bahtingsI would like to point people to an eLearning Collaborative Development funded (ECDF) project where we are developing reusable Information literacy modules – a New Zealand Ministry of Education funded project. The University of Otago is leading the project and the Dunedin College of Education and Otago Polytechnic are also […]

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8 Skills Dental Assistants Need to Master

Dental assistants work closely with dental hygienists and dentists to treat patients. They take X-rays, perform office management tasks and educate patients. Dental assistants work closely with dental hygienists and dentists to treat patients. In addition to helping dentists during examinations and procedures, dental assistants also take X-rays, perform office […]

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Create online learning with 123ContactForm

123ContactForm may not sound like the kind of tool that would be of interest to educators, but as I discovered when they asked me to review their online form creation tool, they offer quite a range of features that can solve many of the problems we have as 21st century teachers. […]

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How to Become a Nurse Anesthetist

Becoming a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) requires deep specialized expertise in nursing and anesthesiology. Here’s how you can get there. A nurse anesthetist represents one of the most advanced and qualified specialties in nursing. This special type of advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) is certified and trained in administering […]

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innovation JISC online conference

Innovating eLearning 2006 JISC online conferenceA couple of entries really caught my eye and very much match with some of the isssues our institution is currently facing. Peter Miller – University of Liverpoolpointed us to the idea of Shared Learning Contexts (SLCs) which are described in Scott Wilson’s blog at http://www.cetis.ac.uk/members/scott/blogview?entry=20050210014657 The diagram of […]

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Men Share What It’s Like to Become a Nurse

A recent NYU study found that the number of men in the nursing workforce is steadily increasing, growing nearly 5% between 2005 and 2015. Employment in the healthcare sector is booming, and more men are entering into healthcare professions than ever before. In fact, a recent NYU study found that the number […]

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How to Master Online College Classes

Time management, organization and good study habits are even more crucial to your success as an online student. A quarter of college students are both full-time workers and full-time students, according to a study by Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce. To help busy students to fit education into their […]

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Gamification to encourage learner autonomy

This post tries to pull together a couple of things I have been thinking about recently. The first was a post I saw on the 21st Century Fluency Project blog a few weeks back. The title of the article ‘How I Turned My Classroom into a ‘Living Video Game’ caught my eye […]

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5 Tips to Write a Scholarship Essay that Stands Out

Many scholarship applications require students to write a personal essay. Here are a few tips to ensure your essay response doesn’t fall flat. Many scholarship applications require students to write a personal essay. You might be asked to discuss your personal experiences, goals, knowledge of a particular subject, or a combination of […]

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Facilitating flexible learning

Today three of us ran a workshop about facilitating flexible learning: how to give great feedback and still have a LIFE. Overall, I think it went well. Lots of discussion and questions and people were keen to make contact at the end of the class….always a good sign. It appears […]

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