OEB Boardroom ENG50
Socialised Learning – Laying the Foundation for Learners’ Successes
Date Friday, Dec 8 Time – Room Glienicke
Research and practice exemplars in this OEB Boardroom will provide the background to a discussion on how we can use social media to predict learners’ reactions towards the introduction of technology in their classroom. The data and experience introduced in the beginning of the session will provide you with specific recommendations to prepare the right environment and enable optimal success when introducing a new technology or social platform.
Kimberley Helen Lamarche
Athabasca University, Canada
Dr Lamarche been passionately involved with the profession of nursing in one form or another for her entire professional career. Currently, she is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Heath Discipline with Athabasca Unversity, Canada's Online University and practices clinical one day a week in a First Nations community as a Nurse Practitioner. She is involved on various levels with local, provincial, and national nurse practitioner issues, committees and organizations. She has been president of the College of Registered Nurses Association of Nova Scotia (regulatory body), member of the board of directors of the Canadian Nurses Association (national advocacy/regulatory body), and president of the Canadian Association of Advance Practice Nurses (national advocacy). She currently am part of the Core Steering Group for the International Council of Nurses.
In addition to academic work as an associate professor (http://fhd.athabascau.ca/faculty/klamarche/ for my academic bio, including a video statement introducing my program of research) she has been a member of the Canadian Forces since 1996 on a full time and part time basis. She has served in three international missions, most recently in 2015 as part of Operation Continuing Promise offering large scale humanitarian relief on an international mission aboard the hospital ship USNS Comfort.
Dr Lamarche has a BScN from the University of Ottawa, an Emergency/Critical Care diploma from Red River College, an Advanced Graduate Diploma and a Masters of Health: Advanced Nursing Practice degree. Lastly, she has completed a Doctorate of Nursing Practice degree with a concentration in Clinical Leadership from Case Western University.
She has two awesome daughters (one seven and one sixteen), a paramedic husband, and an overweight dog (Brittany Spaniel).
She lives and works from a home office in Albert Bridge, Nova Scotia which is a rural area outside of Sydney.