Miriam  Abbott, MA

Miriam Abbott, MA

Assistant Professor, Academic Department Leader, Humanities
614-795-0468
mabbott@mccn.edu

Responsibilities

All English Composition courses and Ethics for RN/BSN program

Education

MA Philosophy, The Ohio State University, 1993
BA Philosophy, Southern Methodist University, 1990

Publications

Professional journal publications on writing education


Abbott, M., & Shaw, P. (2017). Concordance within an RN to BSN program: Standardized writing assessment rubrics. Nurse Education Perspectives. Accepted for publication.

Abbott, M., & Shaw, P. (2017). Multiple modalities in APA instruction: Addressing diverse learning styles. Teaching & Learning in Nursing. Accepted for publication.

Abbott, M. R. (2017). Using editing tools to enhance assessment objectivity in writing. Nurse Educator 42(1).

Kilanowski, J. & Abbott, M. (2017). Investigating Inter-Rater Reliability in an Online RN to BSN Program: Disparate Conclusions. Journal of Nursing Education. 56(6).

Abbott, M. R. (2016). Assessment tools for objective measurement of writing improvement. Nurse Educator 41(5).

Abbott, M. (2016). Learning from errors: The importance of proofreading. Journal of Nursing Education 55(2), 119-120.

Professional journal publications in philosophy, ethics and language


Shaw, P., & Abbott, M. (2017). Faculty mentorship: Real time intervention. Nurse Educator. Accepted for publication.

Shaw, P., & Abbott, M. (2017) Distracted Nursing: Strategies to Teach Nursing Students about Mobile Devices. Nurse Educator, 42(4).

Shaw, P., & Abbott, M. (2016). High-fidelity simulation: Teaching end-of-life care. Nurse Education Today, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2016.10.014

Abbott, M., & Shaw, P. (2016, September).  Virtual nursing avatars: Nurse roles and evolving concepts of care. The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing, 21(2). doi: 10.3912/OJIN.Vol21No03PPT39,05

Abbott, M. R. (2007). A brilliant masterpiece. Philosophy Now, 58, 31-33.

Abbott, M. R. (2006). Bad news for Fibophiles. Philosophy Now, 54, 32-33.

Bowers, M. R., & Chambers, E. (1992). Product claims: Guidelines for evaluation. Journal of Home Economics 84(3), 25-30. Retrieved from http://hearth.library.cornell.edu/cgi/t/text/pageviewer-idx?c=hearth;cc=hearth;rgn=full%20text;idno=4732504_5379_001;didno=4732504_5379_001;view=image;seq=0027;node=4732504_5379_001%3A5.7 *
*Published with my maiden name, Bowers.

Presentations

Presentations on writing education


Kilanowski, J. & Abbott, M. (2017). Looking for Inter-Rater Reliability in an RN to BSN Program. Mount Carmel Health Inter-professional Research & Evidence-Based Practice Conference [Poster presentation].

Shaw, P., & Abbott, M. (2017). Innovative Strategies to Teach APA Format: Exemplar RN to BSN Programs. National League for Nursing Education Summit [Poster presentation]

Shaw, P., & Abbott, M. (2017). Progressive grading rubric for writing assignments: Collaboration across the RN-BSN curriculum. Ohio League of Nursing Summit [Podium presentation].

Kilanowski, J. & Abbott, M. (2017). Looking for Inter-Rater Reliability in an RN to BSN Program. National Nurse Educator Summit. [Poster presentation]

Abbott, M. (2015). Objective grading: Avoiding subjective terminology. Teaching & Learning Conference (Franklin University) [Poster presentation].

Shaw, P., & Abbott, M. (2016). Innovative teaching methods for APA format: Exemplar for RN to BSN programs. OLN Education Summit [Poster presentation].

Abbott, M. (2015). Objective grading: Avoiding subjective terminology. Teaching & Learning Conference (Franklin University) [Poster presentation].

Snively, T., Shaw, P., Page, A., & Abbott, M. (2015). Multidisciplinary approach to writing in an online RN-BSN program. OLN Education Summit [Poster presentation].

Abbott, M. R. (2013). Math with words. TEDx Columbus [Lecture Series]. Retrieved from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WVVBVgBOp9M

Presentations in philosophy, ethics and language


Shaw, P., & Abbott, M. (2017). Can classroom intervention improve student response to lateral violence? Sigma Theta Tau International Central Ohio Consortium [Poster presentation].

Community/Professional Service

Current Board Member, Experience Clintonville

Member, Parents for Real Education Reform

Page Administrator, Clintonville Education Committee

Page Administrator, Friends of Columbus City Schools

2014 Coordinator for Singalong for ALS

2014 Co-coordinator for A "Chairitable" Auction for the Clintonville Resource Center