Category Archives: Author

Discussion Boards: How Can We Improve Them?

If you teach in a fully online or a hybrid class, you know the Discussion Board, Forum, or Threads, whatever name they go by, are considered the “heart” of the online classroom. At least that’s what these vehicles for asynchronous … Continue reading

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Managing Stress Author Brian Luke Seaward Lends Expertise on Holistic Heart Health

In Susanna Bair’s recent Huffington Post blog post entitled “Take Heart! 4 Experts Discuss the Mechanics, Energy, and Health of the Human Heart,” she explores “the many unique ways of perceiving and working with the heart.” By interviewing “four diverse … Continue reading

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Advising on Global Health Internships and Jobs

Richard Skolnik – Author of Global Health 101 Students don’t just want to take Global Health courses…they also want internships and jobs in Global Health. If students and teachers are ‘lucky,’ then they may have access to advisory services on … Continue reading

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Going Beyond the Page with Case Studies

Nothing makes an author quite as happy as seeing their book on the shelf, virtual or real, available to the world, at last! Now that our book “baby,” Cases in Health Care Management has been released, inquiring minds want to … Continue reading

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Interview with Dale Buchbinder, Co-author of Cases in Health Care Management

I am delighted to have Dale Buchbinder, MD, FACS, my fellow Jones & Bartlett Learning author, good friend, and husband with me to talk about his new book to be released in Spring, 2013, Cases in Health Care Management http://www.jblearning.com/catalog/9781449674298/ … Continue reading

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New Foundations for Global Health – “The Global Burden of Disease, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study 2010”

Richard Skolnik – Author of Global Health 101 (A major new study on the burden of disease has just been published. This builds on and updates the data on the burden of disease that appears in Global Health 101. Richard … Continue reading

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Now that you are done with GH 101, what do you do for an encore?

Richard Skolnik – Author of Global Health 101 A quick scan of the internet suggests that the number of colleges with Global Health majors, minors, and concentrations is continuing to increase. It also appears that colleges and universities are offering … Continue reading

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Interview with Nancy H. Shanks, Co-author of Cases in Health Care Management

I am delighted to have Nancy H. Shanks, my fellow Jones & Bartlett Learning author and good friend with me to talk about her new book to be released in Spring, 2013, Cases in Health Care Management http://www.jblearning.com/catalog/9781449674298/ Nancy H. … Continue reading

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Interview with Nancy Borkowski, Co-editor of Case Studies in Organizational Theory and Behavior

Over the past two months, I’ve been writing about the importance of good case studies to engage readers’ higher order thinking skills (HOTS) and that the case study method is an example, par excellence, of problem-based learning (PBL), an educational … Continue reading

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Making Global Health Policy in the Classroom

Richard Skolnik – Author of Global Health 101 My students have always appreciated a focus on learning key concepts and frameworks that concern Global Health and the opportunity to apply them in class to “real life” situations. Given both student … Continue reading

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