Linda Brown and Dr. Benner having a discussion

Linda Brown: Concept Based Clinical Assignments for Deeper Learning

Developing astute clinical judgments about complex clinical concepts and phenomena require deeper learning in clinical assignments that focus on comparing and contrasting patients who demonstrate the clinical phenomena of concern. In this month’s video, Linda Brown, R.N., M.S., demonstrates how she develops and works with assigning students in-depth study of key concepts during their clinical …

Linda Felver teaching with her puppet

I don’t use PowerPoint!

Sample by watching acclaimed teacher, Dr. Linda Felver teach Pathophysiology in a lively and spontaneous setting that is truly memorable to her students. Take 8 minutes and get inspired. is an award-winning faculty development website. This powerful faculty resource introduces the latest learning science and includes a subscription for your entire staff and an of your …

Rhonda Vander Sluis and Dr. Benner Talking

Focusing on Student Learning with a Flipped Classroom

Rhonda Vander Sluis, who was nursing educator at Oregon Health Sciences University, and Dr. Scott Christian, who also was at OHSU, demonstrate active Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in these two videos. Rhonda Vander Sluis uses unfolding clinical case studies to *flip* her classroom. Students come to class to present their part of an unfolding …

Student role playing as a child

Poverty Simulation Part 1: Setting up and Planning

Part I: Setting up and Planning The Missouri Action Poverty Simulation    Part One gives the overview and history of learning goals and history of this simulation, and how three nursing schools in Oregon Nursing Education collaborate to create this community health and cross-cultural experiential learning about living in poverty.   Student roles in the simulation …

Student speaking about poverty simulation

Poverty Simulation Part 3: Student Debriefing

Students reflect on their experiences of poverty in the simulation. Students give examples of how they understand the impediments and limitations of living in poverty can create a sense of being overwhelmed, and even in desperation. Please not examples of increased empathy, participants gained as a result of participating in the simulation.

Heather Voss talking with Dr. Benner

Poverty Simulation Part 4: Interview with Heather Voss

An in-depth conversation with Heather Voss about setting up and running the poverty simulation. She discusses the value of this experience for nurses and community service providers and the research on the impact of the simulation on their students. She also gives some behind-the-scenes advice to other schools about implementing this valuable experience for their students. 

Linda Felver Teaching

“Making Soup”: Linda Felver Describes Her Metaphor For Teaching

This lively interview captures Dr. Felver’s wisdom in teaching for different learning stiles.  Linda Felver has two apt metaphors for her highly interactive and situated coaching style of teaching.  1) The students and teacher will each bring ingredients for learning and mix them in order to “mix soup together.”  2.  She views teaching as a …

Student answers question

Linda Felver Classroom: Teaching Science Situated In Clinical Practice

Dr. Felver is a master teacher who has a combined Ph.D. in Science and Nursing.  She is one of the most often mentioned teachers by students claiming learning to use pathophysiology and clinical pharmacology in clinical practice. Teachers frequently mention Dr. Felver as a key mentor for them in learning to teach.   Students love …