Technology and On-line Learning in Accelerated Nursing Education

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Director of IS Programs and Associate Professor
The University of Alabama at Birmingham
Allen Johnston is an associate professor and the director of IS programs in the School of Business at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). He also serves as the director for Information Assurance Research in UAB’s interdisciplinary Center for Information Assurance and Joint Forensics Research. The primary focus of his research is in the areas of behavioral information security, privacy, data loss prevention, and innovation user communities, and his research can be found in such outlets as MIS Quarterly, the European Journal of Information Systems, and Communications of the ACM. Johnston has also served as a visiting professor or invited speaker at several universities and companies in the U.S. and abroad, collaborating with organizations to find the right balance of innovation and security in today’s rapidly evolving technological landscape.

Session Overview:
Identify the advantages of mobile technology in preparing accelerated nursing students
to function in technology- rich health care environments.
Session Objectives:
1. Process versus practice
2. Revolutionary versus evolutionary
3. Values, processes, and resource alignment for success