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  • How to hurry your classroom online: 8 helpful questions

    Mar 26, 2020, 16:19 PM
    <3-min. read> Your choice of learning management system (LMS) is likely determined by your school. But you may not be as familiar with its features as other faculty who have been using it regularly prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. To help you make the transition for implementing this tool as smooth as possible, consider these questions.
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  • How to make the most engaged students online with 11 popular tech tools

    Mar 26, 2020, 15:56 PM
    <3-min. read>A significant challenge when teaching students remotely is keeping them engaged with your course material. Right now, students are easily distracted with concerns for themselves, family, and friends, as well as trying to learn in settings that may be less than conducive to focusing on their studies. These considerations make it all the more important to find tools that create interactive and fun ways to build their comprehension and retention.
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    Mar 24, 2020, 17:18 PM
    <2-min. read> Getting students engaged in online discussions is a way to assess their level of comprehension of the content. But how do you ensure you're grading their responses fairly? A grading rubric will keep you consistent.
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  • 16 Tips to make your discussion boards the most effective

    Mar 24, 2020, 15:40 PM
    <5.5-min. read> With the requirement to move in-person nursing courses to the virtual world during the COVID-19 pandemic, your online discussion boards become a crucial component. They serve multiple purposes, from helping to assess students’ comprehension of content to encouraging student engagement.
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    Mar 24, 2020, 08:49 AM
    <8-min. read> Take a deep breath. If you have little experience in remote teaching, you may be feeling a bit overwhelmed at the idea of moving all your nursing courses online. We’re here to help, however, with tips on quickly setting up your virtual classroom.
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  • Share this quick video with students on how to use the 'improve' tab in the student portal

    Mar 20, 2020, 11:49 AM
    <1-min. read> As you bring your students online for their learning, some may need a bit of coaching to be comfortable in the virtual world. To help, ATI is creating resources such as this 4-min. video on how to access remediation support in the Student Portal.
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  • Nurse educator webinars to help you transition to the online-only classroom

    Mar 19, 2020, 13:26 PM
    <1-min. read> To help you with the switch to online-only learning, ATI's nurse educator team is scheduling a lineup of webinars in coming weeks. After the first webinar on each topic is recorded, it will be posted within 24 hours in ATI Academy.
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    Mar 19, 2020, 12:28 PM
    <5-min. read> Based on the webinar "Best practices for moving your classroom online" presented recently by ATI's expert nurse educators, this handbook provides key points that you can refer to as you transition your in-person classrooms to an online-only experience. (To watch the webinar, log in at and scroll down to ATI Academy in the far-left column. Search for the webinar by title.)
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  • How to use Video Case Studies in the virtual classroom: 5 tips for online learning [INFOGRAPHIC]

    Mar 18, 2020, 18:09 PM
    <1.45-min. read> If your students need opportunities for make-up clinical assignments, in addition to delivering opportunities to enhance their clinical judgment skills, take advantage of ATI's Video Case Studies solution. You can use this interactive tool in the virtual classroom, as well as assigning its modules for independent study.
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  • Top 5 tips for teaching online like a pro

    Mar 16, 2020, 14:26 PM
    <2.5-min. read> Looking for best practices when transitioning from a face-to-face classroom to a virtual classroom? ATI's expert nurse educators put their heads together to come up with their top tips.
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