Karen S. Migl
“Healthcare is constantly changing, and this degree will help the student face the challenges of the future.”
- Ph.D. in Nursing – The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, 2009
- M.Ed. in Guidance and Counseling – Stephen F. Austin State University, 1991
- WHNP – The University of Texas Health Science Center, 1987
- BSN – The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1972
- Implementation of RN to BSN online program at Stephen F. Austin State University
- Curriculum development for both BSN and RN to BSN programs
- Nomination for Teaching Excellence Award
In which online degree programs do you teach?
What do you want students in your courses to learn? What are the learning outcomes or objectives?
I want students to be very engaged in the course with both their peers and with me. Students can meet each learning objective through the process of discussion, research, exams and projects.
Why did you start teaching?
I started teaching for the love of learning!
What advice would you give to those considering this online program?
Please be ready to communicate and be engaged.
How can this degree help students prepare for the challenges of the field?
Healthcare is constantly changing, and this degree will help the student face the challenges of the future.
What is the one book you think everyone should read?
“Emotional Intelligence” by Daniel Goleman
Tell us something interesting about yourself that your students might not know about you.
I love to go on adventures that are out of my comfort zone.
What is the value of this degree?
This degree will help you to broaden your perspective of how to manage nursing in the business world of healthcare.
What types of projects and work do you typically assign for these courses?
I usually assign research-based projects and presentations that require the student to apply evidence-based practice.