Carolyn Farrell

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Compliance versus a Culture of Compliance | Origin: CM107 | New comment by Carolyn Farrell

Intentional actions that reflect a culture of compliance build trust in the community and on campus.  The outcome of those actions creates an environment for student success.

Virtual Reality | Origin: EL118 | New comment by Carolyn Farrell

The stagnant delivery of education content is no longer appreciated or applicable. The variety of options available, for example Anatomy in 4D can create an enhanced learning environment, stimulate...

Mixed Reality | Origin: EL118 | New comment by Carolyn Farrell

MR - hybrid, seems a better solution to isolated learning environments being experenced due to the pandemic.  The educator must commit to self immersion before requiring students to participate....

Augmented Reality | Origin: EL118 | New comment by Carolyn Farrell

AR can be used effectively to enhance learning and stimulate students engagement and recall/retention of the material. Education must remain focused on objectives to meet accreditor requirements and...

Mixed Reality | Origin: EL118 | New comment by Carolyn Farrell

Our students are experiencing the effects of learning in isolation, even though all faculty are using Microsoft TEAMS, ZOOM or Big Blue Button for synchronous sessions during each course. Using VR,...

Defining Various “Realities” | Origin: EL118 | New comment by Carolyn Farrell

In Nursing education we already use high fidelity manikins to simulate various disease processes and test student ability to recognize signs and symptoms. We are using a "virtual hospital" to provide...

Managing the E-Learning Environment | Origin: EL102 | New comment by Carolyn Farrell

Behaviors demonstrated in the online environment are very similar to those we encounter in a traditional classroom. It may take a bit longer to identify the behavior types, but the management of the...

Engaging Learners | Origin: EL102 | New comment by Carolyn Farrell

I found it very interesting to see the characteristics of online learning styles - avoidant, competitive and dependent. These are much different than the in person styles encountered in a tradiitonal...

Projecting Your Presence | Origin: EL102 | New comment by Carolyn Farrell

The instructor-student relationship is critical in the online environment. Frequent, meaningful interaction that is student specific can build trust, rapport and support student engagement.

Course Delivery | Origin: EL102 | New comment by Carolyn Farrell

Student success will hinge on successful navigation within the CMS. Hosting an orientation prior to the start of the course is beneficial and can increase student confidence. The orientation can also...