CI Nursing senior students engaged in first virtual reality experience these past two weeks, as they became Alfred James, a 74-year old male with macular degeneration and hearing loss. By putting on the VR headset, student embodied Alfred, encountering what it truly means to have hearing loss and visual impairment when engaging with family members […]
Growth, renewal, and positivity have been themes as we begin a new academic year at CI. Just last week I attended sixth grade orientation, where the team of teachers were stressing the importance of helping students to steer away from the fixed mindset of being a “math person” or a “non-math person”. In the fourth […]
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The 21st century has seen a tremendous growth of technology used in everyday settings. This technology growth, and the growth in society’s digital presence with online profiles and social media platforms have led to an increasing need for students to maintain a professional digital identity, especially as […]
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 […]
When you think of earning a badge what comes to mind? Sheriffs in the Wild West with a gold star, police officer badges, or maybe even Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts? These type of badges may identify what role you have, your skill set, what achievements you have earned, or perhaps even values you commit […]
Co-Authored by Michelle Dean, Assistant Professor, Special Education and Jaime Hannans, Assistant Professor, Nursing Summer is almost here … Who’s teaching summer school? Summer session in 5 weeks – no problem. From the student perspective what better choice is there than to get some required courses out of the way over in 4-6 weeks instead […]
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 […]