Nursing@Simmons takes advantage of a cutting-edge online learning platform to deliver live, face-to-face classes. During weekly participation, students collaborate in an interactive virtual classroom with accomplished peers from around the country and expert faculty who are active clinical practitioners.
SMALL CLASSES: Student-to-faculty ratio of approximately 15:1.
RECORDED SESSIONS: Previously attended live classes are accessible 24/7.
DYNAMIC FUNCTIONALITY: Networking tools and live office hours.
The Simmons School of Nursing professors have worked with a team of content developers to turn their traditional lessons into interactive multimedia assignments. Throughout each week, students view this content and complete coursework at their own pace. Coursework is designed to expand on the week’s in-class lessons and prepare students for the next live session. Students can access their self-paced work online, or they can download it to a mobile device so they can access it when they are offline from wherever they are.
Course content is accessible 24/7 via our online platform to fit into students’ busy schedules. This content includes dynamic videos, real-time quizzes, and recorded lectures.
Inside the Flipped Classroom | Immersive, Self-Paced Coursework
Nursing@Simmons delivers coursework using a flipped-classroom strategy. With this blended learning style, the traditional classroom-based learning format is reversed by delivering instructional content before class. Classroom time is then used to deepen students’ understanding of core concepts.
Nursing@Simmons students can review their instructional content at their own pace. They can access multimedia assignments online or download them to a range of devices — mobile, tablet, or computer — to access them offline from any location. During live classes, Simmons University faculty guide students to actively apply their knowledge with real-time discussion and activities.
To fit students’ busy schedules, course content is accessible 24/7 via our online platform. This content — delivered via a flipped-classroom strategy — includes dynamic videos, real-time quizzes, and recorded lectures.
Students will complete clinical placement rotations working under a designated clinical preceptor. Our dedicated Nursing@Simmons Clinical Placement team works directly with students to locate a placement site near their own community.
Prior to starting clinical placements, Nursing@Simmons students travel to Boston, Massachusetts to take part in a campus immersion experience on site at Simmons School of Nursing. This immersion experience allows students to perform adult physical assessments, practice patient interaction, and network with faculty and classmates in person.
WeWork is a coworking community that offers its members inspiring work environments around the world. Nursing@Simmons students will be able to use WeWork locations as additional study spaces through a Global Access membership. Students who live or travel near a WeWork can conveniently reserve workstations, collaborate with classmates, and network with other professionals at WeWork events.
The virtual learning platform allows nurses from all over the country to come together and share their diverse experiences in a collaborative setting. Through familiar social networking channels, social groups, and interactive discussions, students develop lasting relationships and gain valuable professional connections. Upon graduation, Nursing@Simmons students have the opportunity to join their colleagues in Boston for commencement where they can walk across stage to receive their degree.
Nursing@Simmons offers dedicated support services beginning the moment candidates request information about the program. Admissions Counselors assist students through the application process; our Student Support team provides academic and technical guidance; professors work with students one-on-one; and our alumni association provides resources and networking opportunities throughout a graduate’s career.
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