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“Peace & Power” for the classroom

December 9, 2017 by

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A scattering of nurse educators have used “Peace & Power” for classroom group process for a number of years, myself included!  A few of us who have worked with this model for teaching and learning occasionally connect with one another to discuss the challenges we face, and to share ways in which we have created […]

Nursing Faculty Moment: On loving nursing education…

September 26, 2016 by

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I often wonder what keeps nursing faculty motivated and committed to supporting the growth of fledgling nurses? For myself, I found out that I was good at teaching before I became a nurse. I had a bachelor’s degree in foods and nutrition, and I  worked as a health educator with moderately to morbidly obese patients. […]

Face to Face in the Digital Age

September 1, 2016 by

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One of the complaints that hovers over the new age of virtual reality is the perception that digital tools and mechanisms of communication damage our human-to-human contact and interaction.  I personally do not know a single person who believes that we no longer need face-to-face, person-to-person connections. At the same time, I am amazed at […]

On running the tenure track: Part I

April 7, 2013 by

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As I have mentioned in a previous journal publication (Clark, 2010), the days of the tenure track process may be limited for a variety of reasons. New faculty in nursing education programs leave at alarmingly high rates (Clark, 2010), and overall in the USA the percentage of non-tenure positions in higher education continues to grow […]

Back to work – Spring term is here!

January 10, 2012 by

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For many folks reading this blog, the new year brings on a new academic term and along with it big dreams for making this term’s courses better than ever before!  At least that is the way I have always entered a new term.  But true to the reality of life, the things we do to […]