This course is intended for early and mid-career faculty members working in educational settings where research and scholarship are expectations of their faculty positions. It may also be of interest to nursing education administrators in such settings who provide support and guidance to faculty members regarding their research and scholarship careers.  Participants will explore strategic approaches to the development of successful programs of nursing research, including managing competing career demands, project and time management, and supports necessary to sustain research success.

In this continuing education course, nurse educators will enhance their knowledge of climate change and common vector-borne diseases associated with climate change in Canada to build climate change competencies among baccalaureate nursing students. There will be an opportunity to develop teaching and learning strategies related to climate change, which can be used for curriculum development.

The supervision of graduate students is both an art and a science. This course is designed to provide an overview of the responsibilities and practices of an effective supervisor. The course addresses Master (course based and thesis) and PhD supervision.  Emphasis is placed on how to support students while they progress through the various milestones of their programs of study. Particular attention is given on how to assist students experiencing challenges.  Questions related to institutional regulations and policies are also considered.  The course provides participants with multiple strategies, and alternatives for success.  


The supervision of graduate students is both an art and a science. This course is designed to provide an overview of the responsibilities and practices of an effective supervisor. The course addresses Master (course based and thesis) and PhD supervision.  Emphasis is placed on how to support students while they progress through the various milestones of their programs of study. Particular attention is given on how to assist students experiencing challenges.  Questions related to institutional regulations and policies are also considered.  The course provides participants with multiple strategies, and alternatives for success.  


Welcome to "A Universal Course Designed for Learning Success"!

As post-secondary nursing education learner diversity has become the norm, it is essential that nurse educators in these settings create an inclusive learning environment for diverse learners to optimize their potential and success. An inclusive learning environment involves offering equitable opportunities for everyone to succeed. Learner success hinges on accessibility to course resources and the comprehension of this material. Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a theoretical framework rooted in the neuroscience of learning and use of technology, which can be used by educators to guide the structural design of courses, assessments, and learning environments (Centre for Applied Special Technology [CAST], 2011). In this course, nurse educators will explore key concepts and principles associated with the UDL framework, while further establishing how these guidelines can be integrated into the proactive design of curriculum to support the success of diverse learner populations in post-secondary environments.