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The Other Side: One Faculty Member’s Experience with Administration

By Nicole P. Foran

“I want to be an administrator when I grow up,” said no child, ever. Can you blame them? The spotlight in higher education has always been on the professors, the educators, the… 730 more words


Faculty Development Opportunities - May 2017

SHSU Online is pleased to offer a number of faculty development opportunities via different avenues for May 2017.

Online Cohort and Self-Paced


Face-to Face… 199 more words

Best Practice

Resilient Faculty, Resilient Residents

Change is here, and more is coming. In medicine, we often perceive change, especially external change from hospital systems or payers, to be a threat. We feel a loss of control, which can lead to anger, resentment, and burnout.1 A survey of 3,000 US physicians done by a staffing company found that 58% of physicians who left medicine in 2013 reported doing so because they didn’t want to practice in an era of health care reform. 660 more words

Family Medicine

MERLOT announces Smart Search, a significant upgrade to its searching capabilities and a new UI to Content Builder, the web development tool

MERLOT announced the release of the MERLOT Smart Search. This search extends access to online learning materials well beyond MERLOT’s curated and peer reviewed collection.  Smart Search helps to answer the pervasive and nagging question, “Where can I find OERs?” 284 more words


Last call for Summer/Spring programming

I do not want to clutter your email inboxes with additional items this week so this week’s tip is your final reminder that applications are due on 3/31 for the Spring/Summer offerings including our pilot one-week AeL program and several other funded opportunities. 467 more words

Technology And Resources

QR Codes and Augmented Reality: What Are They and How Can I Use Them in the Nursing Classroom?

By: Alaina Herrington and Cedar Wang

Smartphones have become an unavoidable extension of our educational toolkit. We snap photos of everything. So how do we embrace the usefulness of this emerging technology and capture the attention of the digital natives in our classrooms and simulation labs? 584 more words


Digital Distractions

Welcome Back!
Campus is more beautiful than ever (if a little rainy), but many of the students may seem less present. The proximity of the end of the Spring semester often results in distraction for all of us. 544 more words