Category Archives: eLearning

What’s in a Name? Developing a Sustainable Alliance/Consortium for Safe, Competent Practice: Part 1

By: Sabrina Beroz and Beth Hallmark Alliances and consortiums are popping up frequently to bridge the needs of growing simulation networks. They can be found in states including Arizona, California, and Florida. What do they all have in common and what are their differences?  You might hear the words alliance and consortium used interchangeably. Let’s begin with definitions. According to

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Everything you need to know about technology, students are now learning in grade school

By: Jone Tiffany Technology touches every part of our lives, our communities, and our homes. Yet much of higher education lags behind when it comes to integrating technology into learning activities. Many colleges and universities are just beginning to explore its true potential for teaching and learning. Correctly used, technology can help nursing students acquire the skills needed to survive

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In The Flow: Designing Meaningful E-learning Experiences

By: Jone Tiffany Think about a time when you were really engaged in something, the kind of engagement where you lose track of time and experience feelings of joy and satisfaction. You may have felt acutely focused; physically, mentally, and emotionally absorbed in a task. The feelings are pleasant and there are always outcomes: a chapter written, a complicated dilemma

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Reimagining Bloom’s Taxonomy – With an Eye on Technology

By: Jone Tiffany According to the NMC Horizon report, 2016 Higher Education Edition, trends in the integration of educational technologies in higher education are quickly evolving (Johnson et al., 2016). Topics such as using blended learning, keeping education relevant, and balancing connected and unconnected lives are paramount. The nursing education culture is at times slow to adopt these emerging technologies.

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Sim Beyond the Sim Lab

Nursing leaders agree that active, contextual learning leads to positive student outcomes and professional success.  Simulations are ideal for helping students experience how health care works in context Students do not learn from just textbooks and lectures but from their ability to discuss and apply their own experiences and ideas. Teaching through storytelling is one of the oldest means of

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Are You Ready for Sim?

Teaching nursing using simulation has been proven to be as effective as traditional clinical methods when faculty have the needed skills and resources. Simulation Education Solutions for Nursing (SESN), developed by the National League for Nursing’s Center for Innovation in Simulation and Technology and Laerdal Medical, helps schools and programs successfully implement highly effective simulation training for nursing students. Along with

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NLN Technology Edge Quarterly

Welcome to the inaugural newsletter of the NLN Center for Innovation in Simulation and Technology. Technology Edge Quarterly (TEQ) will provide you with updates on our work and upcoming events. In brief, the NLN’s simulation and technology center keeps nurse educators up-to-date on the latest innovations in simulation, e-learning, telehealth, and the integration of informatics into curricula. The center engages in

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