Christopher Arori

About me

Passion in teaching and caring for the injured, sick, and well. Academic credentials include a diploma in mechanical engineering, BA/MA in Psychology, BSN/MSN (RN), and a Ph.D. in Public Health. Over 17 years of experience in patient care (Med-Surg., Telemetry, Psychiatry, LTACH, Acute Neuro., and adult PCUs and five years of management. some of my accomplishments are: wrote in the past on "cultural indoctrination among African college students and published an International Malaria Study. Interested area of study: Pain management using guided imagery, health promotion and education, and motivational approach to healthcare in general.


Let us capture students' attention from the start of each class | New blog by Christopher Arori

The only stupid question from students is the question they do not ask. Emotional and social intelligence is a powerful philosophy to incorporate in teaching.

Delivering Course Content | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Christopher Arori

Plan, demonstrate, mix content presentation styles.  Capture student attention at all times.  Min lectures of about 15 minutes have proven to be effective.    

Meeting the Class for the First Time | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Christopher Arori

Alleviating anxieties at the beginning of the class sets the stage for an exciting journey in the learning process.  

Planning and Preparation | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Christopher Arori

Early planning before meeting students decreases anxiety and creates a learnable environment.   

Developing as an Instructor | Origin: ED101 | New comment by Christopher Arori

Have an open mind to discover self and the best way to help students to learn.  The first priority for students is to learn not teaching.  This was an AH-HA moment going through the...

Motivating Your Students | Origin: ED102 | New comment by Christopher Arori

The advantages of being enthused and excited, as an instructor, set the stage for students to get involved in their learning journey.  

Keeping Your Focus on the Students | Origin: ED102 | New comment by Christopher Arori

Keeping students engaged and focused.  Also as an instructor to maintain self-reflection at all times.  The instructor acts as a mirror for the student population.  

General Strategies for Student Retention | Origin: ED102 | New comment by Christopher Arori

The human aspect of every single individual must be recognized and be appreciated to enhance learning.  Learning is a dynamic process where interpersonal attributes meet. An instructor is...

Understanding Student Characteristics | Origin: ED102 | New comment by Christopher Arori

Every individual is unique and comes from different backgrounds and shaped by past experiences.  More importantly, understanding students' informed decisions, aspirations and what they intend to...