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Establishing a Learning Repository to Facilitate Collaboration and Communication of Academic Work Among Nursing Faculty

Kotcherlakota, Suhasini PhD; Keeler, Heidi PhD

doi: 10.1097/NNE.0000000000000032
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There is an increasing need for collaboration and communication among nurse educators to advance the quality of nursing education and show excellence in curriculum development, content delivery, leadership, and scholarship roles. In this article, the establishment of a learning repository, its unique functionalities, procurement of faculty, and future advancements are described in detail. Our approach is based on evidence-based research, instructional design, and emerging technologies to address the gaps and problems faced by nurse educators.

Author Affiliation: Assistant Professors, College of Nursing, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha.

The authors declare no conflicts of interest.

Correspondence: Dr Kotcherlakota, College of Nursing - Omaha Division, 985330 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198-5330 (skotcherlakota@unmc.edu).

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Accepted for publication: February 10, 2014

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