Insights from Nurse Killam

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Category: Reflections

Should nursing caps be canned?

Nursing caps are making a comeback at graduation ceremonies. Year after year I hold my tongue as graduates cross the…

Creating, Finding and Using OERs #OER #OpenEdMOOC

In order to be open it is critical that educators have the skills to find and use Creative Commons licensed materials so they do not infringe on Copyright.

Help Me Track My Students!!! Please

Calling all website designers, techies, software developers, database managers and educators with connections. This is a call for help, referrals…

Academic Freedom is different from Intellectual Property! Does it matter in contract negotiations?

Two of issues raised in the collective bargaining process according to the OPSEU and the Ontario Employer Council are academic freedom and intellectual property. I have seen these ideas lumped together in the emails coming into my inbox but I want you to know that they are not the same! Let’s take a look at these issues.

Is Innovation the casualty of contract negotiations? OER in Colleges

I identify as an innovator. Thankfully, I work for an organization that supports Innovation. In fact, innovation is written all…

Who is NurseKillam?

NurseKillam is an evolving online version of myself. Now that I have a clearer picture of who she is I can reflect on the value I can offer in this and other online spaces.

Starting Something New

I participated in a technology institute where they had daily activities to encourage interaction among a group of educators who…

Credability = PhD?

Scholarship is an important part of professional development. Lately I have been grappling with an inner desire to get a…

Is blogging worth it?

As educators there seems to be a real push towards this thing called “blogging.”  The process of blogging seems like…

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