UT Dallas News Center - April 19, 2012
ATEC Nurse Training Simulations Singled Out for Awards
"Two nursing education research projects developed by the Institute for Interactive Arts and Engineering (IIAE) at UT Dallas in collaboration with the UT Arlington College of Nursing have received national and state recognition this spring."

UT Dallas Magazine - Fall 2010
Serious Games
"Dr. Marjorie Zielke PhD'10, assistant professor of arts and technology, is involved in two high-profile projects aimed at quite different audiences. Both have the same goal: to help people respond better in stressful situations. [...] Working with Dr. Judy LeFlore, associate professor at The University of Texas at Arlington College of Nursing, Zielke's team is building a portal that offers an entire online neonatal curriculum. The site includes a virtual world where students practice concepts presents through other interactive content on the site may reappear in the virtual world and be used in patient consultations."

UT Arlington News Center - June 17, 2010
UT Arlington nursing professor named national fellow for innovative contributions to her field
"With the help of a state-funded Transforming Undergraduate Education grant, LeFlore is also working on a project to use specially designed video games to educate pediatric nursing students. In another project, sponsored by the U.S Department of Health and Human Services' Health Resources and Services Administration, she is working with faculty at the University of Texas at Dallas to design a highly interactive, online textbook for advance practice students who will be neonatal nurse practitioners."

UT Dallas News Center - September 3, 2009
ATEC Prof to Take Clinical Concepts to Virtual World
"Professor Zielke is thinking beyond the virtual classroom. In addition to her work on grants from The University of Texas System and other healthcare organizations, she plans to create a virtual baby..."

UT Dallas News Center - August 20, 2009
Researchers Creating Future of Undergrad Education
“ In a show of UT System collaboration, one of the funded projects is shared research effort between The University of Texas at Arlington and UT Dallas. Judy L. LeFlore, director of pediatric and acute care pediatric nurse practitioner programs (UTA), and assistant professor of arts and humanities Marjorie Zielke (UT Dallas), will create a virtual clinical experience that will provide realistic setting for nursing students."


University of Texas Academy of Health Science Education, February 2012
Marjorie Zielke, Ph.D; Judy LeFlore, Ph.D, tied for first place as Best Demonstration Project at the “Innovations in Health Science Education” conference sponsored by the University Of Texas Academy Of Health Science Education. The recognition is voted on by attendees at the conference, which is sponsored by the six health science campuses within the UT System.

Computerworld, 2012
“Can Game Play Teach Student Nurses How to Save Lives?” -- was named a 2012 Computerworld Honors Laureate. This game-based simulation uses 3D infant patients in a synthetic environment to give undergraduate nursing students virtual clinical practice opportunities. The project was funded through a UT System Transforming Undergraduate Education grant. The Computerworld Honors Program recognizes applications of information technology to promote positive social, economic and educational change. The Computerworld Honors program was especially competitive this year, as more than 500 IT initiatives were nominated for their innovation and benefit to society.

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