Wenda Caswell

Wenda Caswell
Program Manager, RPN to BScN Programs / Faculty of Education and Professional Studies - School of Nursing
Position
Administration
Office
A201-D
Extension
4850
Website
About
Wenda Caswell is the Manager of the RPN to BScN Blended Learning program. In this role, she oversees the students, instructors, staff and operations of the program. In keeping with her East Coast heritage, Wenda did her undergraduate degree at St. Francis Xavier University in Nova Scotia. Later, she earned her MEd from McGill and began teaching in undergraduate nursing education. Wenda brings over 20 years of experience in nursing to Nipissing's unique Blended program for RPNs 'bridging' into BScN studies. Her scholarship interests include adult learning, leadership and professionalism in nursing and online learning.
Education
BScN, St. Frances Xavier University
MEd, McGill University
Research
Areas of Specialization:

​Nursing education, Adult education

Research Interests:

​Nursing education, reflective practice, distance education

Current & Future Research:

Leadership and professionalism in nursing, On-line learning

Publications

Beattie, B., & Caswell W., (2015) Learning Inclusivity and the Lenses of Cultural Accessibility – Presentation: Canadian Association of University Continuing Education (CAUCE) Annual Conference 2015, Winnipeg

Fitzgerald, S., Beattie, B., Carter, L., Caswell, W., (2014). Responsive BScN programming at Nipissing University: The continuing education of Ontario nurses. Canadian Journal of University Continuing Education, 40(1), 1-10.

Fothergill Bourbonnais, F., Caswell, W., (2014). Teaching successful medication administration today: More than just knowing your 'rights'. Nurse Education Today, 14, 391-395.

Carter, L., Beattie, B., Fitzgerald, S., & Caswell, W., (2014) Interprofessional Team Functioning within the Context of the RPN to BScN Blended Learning Program - Presentation: Canadian Association of University Continuing Education (CAUCE) Annual Conference 2014, Halifax

Beattie, B. and Caswell, W. (2014) Local and Global Accessibility: An Educational Framework for designing a blended learning program – Presentation: Canadian Association of University Continuing Education (CAUCE) Annual Conference 2014, Halifax

Caswell, W. & Beattie, B., (2013) A PIE'oneering Model for Blended Learning – Presentation: Canadian Association of University Continuing Education (CAUCE) Annual Conference 2013, Montreal