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2005 Recipients

Clinical Reasoning, Self-Regulated Learning and use of PDAs:
Evaluating the Effect of Technology on Learning Outcomes of Undergraduate Baccalaureate Nursing Students 

RuthAnne Kuiper, PhD, RN 
Associate Professor
University of North Carolina at Wilmington 
Wilmington, NC
Co-Investigators: Douglas Turner, PhD, CRNA; Mahnaz Moallem, PhD; Jeff Joly, BS
Award Amount: $5,000

Paradigm Shift: Global Innovative Pedagogies for Nurse Educators
Sylvia Brown, EdD, RN, CNE 
School of Nursing
East Carolina University 
Greenville, NC
Co-Investigators: Mary K. Kirkpatrick, EdD, RN; Annette Greer, MSN, RN, PhD(c)
Award Amount: $4,996

The Experience of Being Full-Time Nursing Faculty in Baccalaureate Nursing Education Programs
Elizabeth A.Gazza, RN, PhDc, MSN, FACCE 
School of Nursing
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Indiana, PA 
Award Amount: $2,493

The Process of Becoming a Registered Nurse in 12 Months for Non-Nurse College Graduates
Anne Marie Buonocore 
University of Connecticut 
Co-Investigator: Cheryl Beck, DNSc, CNM, FAAN
Award Amount: $4,900

Advancing the Evidence-Based Practice Knowledge of Accelerated Nursing Students: Examining a New Paradigm of Teaching
Tobie H. Olsan 
School of Nursing
University of Rochester 
Co-Investigators: Jeanne Grace, RN, C, PhD; Sally Ellis Fletcher, MSN, APRN, BC
Award Amount: $5,000

Belonging, Persisting, Flourishing: Helping Professional Nursing Students Construct their Personal Stories through Narrative Pedagogy
Margaret G. Williams, DNSc, RN 
Associate Professor, College of Nursing
Blessing-Rieman College 
Quincy, IL
Co-Investigators: Corinne Fessenden, PhD, RN; Sheila Capp, PhD(c), RN; Linda Burke, MSN, RN
Award Amount: $5,000

Developing Professional Resilience
Helen F. Hodges, PhD, RN 
Professor, Georgia Baptist College of Nursing
Mercer University 
Atlanta, GA
Co-Investigators: Ann Keeley, MN, RN, APRN, BC; Patricia Troyan, EdD, RN, CNM
Award Amount: $4,225

2005 NLN Nursing Education Research Repository Task Force Grant Recipient

Supporting the Science of Nursing Education: Developing Filter Domain Names and Terms for an NLN Web-Based Repository 
Therese M. Bower, EdD, RN, CNS 
Firelands Regional Medical Center School of Nursing
Sandusky, OH
Co-Investigator(s) / Credentials:
Award Amount: $2,500

2005 NLN Task Group on Innovation in Nursing Education Grant Recipient

Student Response to an Innovative Approach to Nursing Education
Lois H. Neuman, PhD, RN, MSN 
LH Neuman Consultants 
Potomac, MD
Co-Investigator(s) / Credentials:
Award Amount: $2,500

2005 NLN Task Group on Leadership in Nursing Education Grant Recipient

Determination of how nurse educators successfully transition to leadership in nursing education
Diane Whitehead, EdD, RN
College of Allied Health & Nursing
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Co-Investigator(s) / Credentials:
Award Amount: $2,500

2005 NLN Task Group on Technology in Nursing Education Grant Recipient

Integration and Evaluation of Technology in Nursing Education
Joyce Zurmehly, PhD, RN
Wright State University
Dayton, OH
Co-Investigator(s) / Credentials:
Award Amount: $2,500

2005 NLN National Advisory Education Council & National Research Advisory Council Grant Recipient

Development and Testing of an Instrument to Identify Trends in Graduate Nursing Education
Helen J. Speziale, EdD, RN
College Misericordia
Dallas, PA
Co-Investigator(s) / Credentials:
Award Amount: $2,500