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Hey MERLOT, "Can you hear me?"

So you’re looking for OERs and don’t know how to do it.  I’ve written about this elsewhere in this blog –  it’s not hard to find OERs these days, especially as repositories, … 550 more words


Academia to Bedside: Part 4. The Nurse Educator

Academia to Bedside is a four-part series that focuses on the transition of nursing students from education to their professional role. Part 4 focuses on the role of the Nurse Educator.  635 more words


What's New In Blackboard?

On Sunday, August 13, Blackboard was updated to a more recent version(Q2 2017). Though the majority of Blackboard will operate the same as before the update, there are some important new features that we would like to highlight. 411 more words


Faculty Identity in Community-Based Learning

Service-learning and community engagement has become a popular teaching strategy for many educators in the K-12 environment as well as in higher education. Faculty provide opportunities for students to connect the knowledge the students are gaining in the classroom with experience and applied knowledge in the community, with the aim of achieving enhanced learning on the part of the students. 198 more words

May 31, 2017: Granada, ancient capital of Nicaragua

Today we traveled from Managua to one of the oldest and most beautiful cities in the Americas– Granada.  On the way, we visited a solar farm, where we toured the facilities and were briefed by the director of the facility, Sr. 635 more words

Library @ Lunch: Copyright Workshop

Project: MLA 8 Citation Style E-Learning Course for Faculty & Writing Tutors

About: Faculty requested materials about copyright as they relate to teaching and learning in the classroom. 90 more words


June 2-3, 2017: Finca Bona Fide on Isla de Ometepe, Lake Nicaragua

From Granada, we travelled to Rivas/San Jorge, where we caught a ferry to Moyogalpa on the Isla de Ometepe. The island is formed by two volcanoes, Concepción and Maderas, rising out of Lake Nicaragua. 660 more words