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    Navigate Enhancements 2020: Spotlight on the Gradebook

    Posted by Jones & Bartlett Learning on Jul 7, 2020 1:05:45 PM

    Your Navigate course will soon change—for the better! We're pleased to announce new and updated features to help your course run more efficiently and effectively. This week, we'll explore Gradebook enhancements.

    The new Single View tab allows you to target individual students or individual assessments to review results in one place. Simple and Full views have been eliminated, resolving the issue of having a lengthy course name push important grade book setup options off the page. Categories are also now highlighted in the gradebook setup section as you hover over them with your mouse, making their beginning and ends better defined on-screen:

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    Topics: navigate, jones & bartlett learninng, gradebook

    An Interview with Author Kerri Schuiling

    Posted by Molly Gross on Jul 7, 2020 9:48:13 AM

    Dr. Kerri D. Schuiling, PhD, NP-BC, CNM, FACNM, FAAN is currently serving as Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Northern Michigan University and as co-editor of the International Journal of Childbirth.

    Dr. Schuiling is dually certified as a women’s health care nurse practitioner and nurse midwife and has been an advanced practice nurse and educator for more than 30 years. She has authored three editions of Gynecologic Health, with the anticipated Fourth Edition publishing this fall.

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    Topics: Kerri Durnell Schuiling, women's gynecologic health, midwives, Evidence-Based Nursing, gynecology, gynecologic health, postpartum, prenatal, Gynecologic Health Care

    The Woman Who Found the Crown: Discovering the First Coronavirus

    Posted by Delthia Ricks, MS on Jun 30, 2020 3:34:17 PM

    By Delthia Ricks, MS, author of 100 Questions & Answers About Coronaviruses


    In the 1960s, teams of scientists on both sides of the Atlantic were in hot pursuit of a same goal – isolating the many viruses that cause the common cold.

    Virologist June Almeida emerged as a notable figure in the early days of the race. She captured the first sharp images of a coronavirus using an electron microscope, revealing in 1964 not only a common cold virus that was new to science, but one with an unusual structure.

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    Topics: pandemic, Coronavirus, COVID-19, delthia ricks, 100 Questions & Answers

    Navigate Enhancements 2020: Spotlight on Test Bank

    Posted by Jones & Bartlett Learning on Jun 24, 2020 1:00:00 PM

    Your Navigate course will soon change—for the better! Jones & Bartlett Learning is pleased to announce new and updated features to help your course run more efficiently and effectively. This week, we'll explore Test Bank enhancements.

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    Topics: Navigate

    Navigate Enhancements 2020: Spotlight on Course Navigation

    Posted by Jones & Bartlett Learning on Jun 18, 2020 7:06:04 PM

    Jones & Bartlett Learning is pleased to announce that the Navigate platform will soon have new and updated features to help your online course run more efficiently and effectively. This week, we'll explore enhanced course navigation features.   

    New Previous and Next buttons at the bottom of each topic chapter page, allow you to move sequentially and eliminate the need to return to the homepage. You can also utilize the “jump-to” option in the drop-down menu to open any topic without returning to the homepage:

    Learn more about these exciting enhancements by attending an upcoming webinar.

    Register for Webinar(The screenshots below illustrate the 'jump to' feature and previous/next buttons.)

     

    Download the Visual Guide

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    Topics: Navigate, course navigation

    Navigate Enhancements: Spotlight on Analytics & Student Engagement Tool!

    Posted by Jennifer S. on Jun 11, 2020 12:57:33 PM

    Jones & Bartlett Learning is pleased to announce that the Navigate platform will soon have new and updated features to help your online course run more efficiently and effectively. This week, we'll explore how updated analytics will help instructors and students in their courses.

    The new Student Engagement Tool provides the ability to track time spent per user within Navigate for a specified time range of the instructor’s choosing. This addition will help you with education and training certification requirements in states that require a minimum/maximum number of online course hours.

    Discover the Student Engagement Tool

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    Topics: Navigate, navigate enhancements, student engagement, visual guide

    Coming Soon! Navigate Enhancements for Summer 2020

    Posted by Jennifer S. on Jun 2, 2020 11:12:47 AM

    Jones & Bartlett Learning is pleased to announce that our Navigate platform will soon have new and updated features to help your online course run more efficiently and effectively.

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    Topics: Jones and Bartlett Learning, Navigate

    The Invisibility of Respiratory Therapists

    Posted by Harry Leen on May 18, 2020 2:50:06 PM

    A traditional philosophical conundrum begins with “If a tree falls in a forest……”, but how about this one, if respiratory therapists are invisible to the public during the COVID-19 pandemic, do we really exist? The answer is, of course, yes. We are at the bedside, treating afflicted patients, and often in close proximity to the airway. We provide breathing treatments, assist in intubation, and institute and monitor mechanical ventilation. These interventions drastically increase our chances of contracting the virus, and thus we risk our lives in the process.  So why are we not identified in the media alongside nurses and physicians, or if we are, it is under the general description of healthcare workers? What can be done to increase our visibility as a healthcare profession? Let’s examine this issue.  

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    Navigating Athletic Administration in College, High School, Club and Youth Sport during Covid-19

    Posted by Dina Gentile on May 18, 2020 12:12:18 PM
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    Topics: athletic training, sport, COVID-19, athletic administration, remote athletic training, remote learning

    Laughter in the Time of Coronavirus

    Posted by Brian Luke Seaward on Apr 30, 2020 2:31:30 PM

    Laughter in the Time of Corona

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    Topics: Brian Luke Seaward, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Stress management, laughter is the best medicine

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