Miriam Ruth Bowers-Abbott, MA

Miriam Ruth Bowers-Abbott, MA

Assistant Professor/Academic Dept. Leader
Office: CLE 0115
614-234-1788
mabbott@mccn.edu

Institution Degree Graduation Date
Southern Methodist University BA
The Ohio State University MA
Position Year
Reader, Ohio Library for the Blind
Board, Columbus Compact Corporation

Publications in Writing Education

Abbott, M., & Shaw, P. (2018). Multiple modalities in APA instruction: Addressing diverse learning styles. Teaching & Learning in Nursing, 13(1), 63-5.

Abbott, M., & Shaw, P. (2018). Concordance within an RN to BSN program: Standardized writing assessment rubrics. Nurse Education Perspectives. Retrieved from https://journals.lww.com/neponline/Abstract/publishahead/ Concordance_Within_an_RN_to_BSN_Program__.99763.aspx

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.

Publications in Online Education & Technology

Abbott, M. (2019). Moving Beyond Bloom. Faculty Focus. https://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/course-design-ideas/from-summiting-blooms-to-promoting-lifelong-learning/

Abbott, M. (2019). Lessons online faculty can learn from the IRS. Faculty Focus (Accepted for 2019)

Nininger, J., & Abbott, M. (2019). Engagement tools in the online classroom: Formative assessment. Nurse Educator. (Accepted for 2019)

Abbott, M., Nininger, J., & Shaw, P. (2018). Quality control versus academic freedom: Walk the line. Elearn Magazine. Retrieved from https://elearnmag.acm.org/archive.cfm?aid=3240151

Abbott, M. & Shaw, P. (2018). READY in practice. SoftChalk. Retrieved from https://blog.softchalk.com/murphys-law-2

Abbott, M. & Shaw, P. (2018). Murphy’s Law, emerging technologies, and online coursework. SoftChalk. Retrieved from https://blog.softchalk.com/murphys-law-1

Other publications in philosophy, ethics, language, education analytics

Nininger, J., Abbott, M. & Shaw, P. (2019). Eradicating barriers to advancement from RN to BSN: An exploratory study. Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing. 50(1).

Shaw, P., Abbott, M. & Spalla, T. (2019) Preparation for practice in newly licensed RNs: A mixed methods descriptive survey of preceptors. Journal for Nurses in Professional Development. 34(6). doi: 10.1097/NND.0000000000000487

Shaw, P., & Abbott, M. (2018). Faculty mentorship: Real time intervention. Nurse Educator, 43(5). Retrieved from https://journals.lww.com/nurseeducatoronline/Citation/2018/09000/Faculty_Mentorship__Real_Time_Intervention.4.aspx

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

Presentations in 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].

Presentations on Online Education & Technology

Abbott, M., & Nininger, J. (2018). Getting to twenty-five percent. QM Connect: Quality Matters National Conference. [Podium Presentation]

Nininger, J., & Abbott, M. (2018). Beyond vision and mission: Teams as change agents for student success. QM Connect: Quality Matters National Conference. [Podium Presentation]

Nininger, J., Abbott, M., (2018). Facing faculty fears: Building trust for CQI. QM Connect: Quality Matters National Conference. [Podium Presentation]

Nininger, J., Abbott, M., & Medaugh, B. (2018). Building faculty buy-in with internal auditing. Quality Matters East Regional Conference [Podium Presentation] https://www.qualitymatters.org/sites/default/files/presentations/Building%20BUYIN%20QM%20Regional%20Conference%20East%202018.ppt.

Abbott, M. & Shaw, P. (2018). Murphy’s Law, emerging technologies, and online nursing coursework. Ohio League of Nursing Education Summit [Podium Presentation].

Shaw, P. & Abbott, M. (2018). From nursing student to educator: Mentorship with meaning in a digital world. Ohio League of Nursing Education Summit [Poster Presentation].

Shaw, P. & Abbott, M. (2018). Pedagogical approaches: Keeping up with Millennials in a digital world. Ohio League of Nursing Education Summit [Poster Presentation].