Elaine Barber Parker

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Although community capacity is a central concern of community development experts, the concept requires clarification. Because of the potential importance of community capacity to health promotion, the Division of Chronic Disease Control and Community Intervention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), convened a symposium in December 1995 with(More)
Students juggle multiple roles and expect faculty to accommodate their hectic schedules. By increasing our flexibility and offering graduate nursing students the option, within a single course, of completing course activities either fully online or blended, we increased student enrollment into courses that prepare faculty. Our approach also identified a(More)
STUDENT NURSES’ EXPERIENCE OF LEARNING WITH HUMAN PATIENT SIMULATION APRIL 2009 JAY KYLE OBER, A.S.N, SPRINGFIELD TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE B.S., UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS AMHERST M.S., BALL STATE UNIVERSITY MUNCIE, INDIANA Ph.D., UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS WORCESTER Directed by: Professor Elaine Parker Human patient simulation (HPS) has been used for(More)
Nursing faculty often perceive that developing Web-based distance education courses is very time consuming, while others believe they lack the necessary pedagogical skills. This article describes an interdisciplinary collaborative approach to developing a Web-based distance education course in an academic health science center. This strategy effectively(More)
The time demands of online teaching may discourage nurse educators from developing distance learning courses. As consumer expectations for online education grow, it is essential that educators identify strategies that will enable efficient use of time to both develop and teach online courses. The authors review the distance learning literature from the(More)
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