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Designing Microblogging-Based Class Activities With Twiducate, Tian Luo, Fei Gao Jan 2013

Designing Microblogging-Based Class Activities With Twiducate, Tian Luo, Fei Gao

STEMPS Faculty Publications

[First paragraph] Microblogging tools such as Twitter have been frequently adopted in educational setting to facilitate learning in recent years. Although the original purpose of microblogging tools is to connect with others in a wide network and instantly share what is happening to them with the rest of the world, educators have vigorously attempted to repurpose the utilization of the tool and integrate it into various educational settings to promote student learning.


Perceptions Of Approved Clinical Instructors: Barriers In The Implementation Of Evidence-Based Practice, Dorice A. Hankemeier, Bonnie L. Van Lunen Jan 2013

Perceptions Of Approved Clinical Instructors: Barriers In The Implementation Of Evidence-Based Practice, Dorice A. Hankemeier, Bonnie L. Van Lunen

Rehabilitation Sciences Faculty Publications

Context: As evidence-based practice (EBP) becomes prevalent in athletic training education, the barriers that Approved Clinical Instructors (ACIs) experience in implementing it with students need to be understood.

Objective: To investigate barriers ACIs face when implementing EBP concepts in clinical practice and in teaching EBP to professional athletic training students and to investigate the educational emphases to improve the barriers.

Design: Qualitative study.

Setting: Telephone interviews.

Patients or Other Participants: Sixteen ACIs (11 men, 5 women; experience as an athletic trainer = 10 ± 4.7 years, experience as an ACI = 6.81 ± 3.9 years) were interviewed.

Data Collection and …


I'M Still Standing: Five Strategies To Survive Going Back To School, Janice Hawkins Jan 2013

I'M Still Standing: Five Strategies To Survive Going Back To School, Janice Hawkins

Nursing Faculty Publications

[First paragraph] Making the decision to return to school for a PhD was difficult for me. I feared the unknown but inescapable lifestyle adjustments. I’m resistant to change. When facing life’s cold waters, I wade, rather than plunge. There’s no wading into a PhD program. In spite of my cautious nature, I took the plunge.