What is Open? Affordability, OER, and Open Pedagogy

  Aligning with openCI efforts, we recently attended the openEd conference in Richmond, Virginia to gain a deeper understanding about the advances and innovative practices being made around Open Educational Resources. According to UNESCO, “Open Educational Resources are educational materials in the public domain or introduced with a public license” (UNESCO, 2012). To help clarify […]

Simplify and Change

Nursing education and teaching nursing is so complicated. This week I attended the ATI Nurse Educator Summit to present my poster on the use of technology in the classroom titled “Students’ Voices: Integrating Technology for High Impact Learning“. There were so many wonderful presenters, concepts, projects, and motivational topics. That is why many of use […]

Bring a Project to Life with Digital Storytelling

Looking for approaches for student engagement? Want to integrate digital tools and technology into assignments? Need to bring a project to life? Spice up your end of semester projects with Digital Storytelling! Why digital storytelling? Digital Storytelling tells a story in a powerful way by connecting ideas, narratives, and emotion through the use of digital […]

The Web and The Mirror

Recently, I was lucky enough to be involved in a workshop offered by the Teaching and Learning Innovations at CSU Channel Islands focused on the development of CI Keys. What is CI Keys? CI Keys is a project that opens up the discussion about the use of technology, open course technology, and digital identity in […]