Thoughts on Peer Review from an Associate Editor

Mysteries of Publishing I have served as an Associate Editor for two different journals and have quite a bit of experience recruiting, assigning, and harassing (I mean, following up with) peer reviewers. I will only be writing about one of my Associate Editor experiences, because with the second one I had a lot of support … Continue reading Thoughts on Peer Review from an Associate Editor

Nursing Concepts as a Framework for Nursing Education

This post is the first in a series of posts about a nursology study conducted by a student-faculty group from the Online Nursing Education (ONE) program at Teachers College Columbia University. Here I present an overview of the study methods, results, and discussion and the other three members of the research team will each post … Continue reading Nursing Concepts as a Framework for Nursing Education

Hope in Nursing

Contributors: Barbara MacDonald and Jane K. Dickinson Source Barbara and Jane worked together as student/faculty in the online MS in Diabetes Education and Management program at Teachers College, Columbia University. Hope was a common thread throughout Barbara's work in the program, and the conversation continues: JKD: How did you get interested in hope? BJM: My … Continue reading Hope in Nursing

Moving from training to educating

More and more discussion is happening about the words we use in nursing. There are many words we need to move away from or change, and it will likely not happen in my lifetime. We are, however, making progress, and that’s what truly matters. Nursing faculty who teach their students more effective, helpful, and empowering … Continue reading Moving from training to educating