Chatham University

RN to Master of Science in Nursing (RN-MSN) Faculty and Staff

Meigan Robb, PhD, RN

Meigan Robb, PhD, RN

mrobb@chatham.edu
Assistant Professor, Assistant Director of Nursing Programs, MSN Program Coordinator
Hometown : Kittanning, PA
Joined Chatham : 2013

Academic Areas of Interest

Innovative pedagogy, Student engagement, Graduate nursing education, E-learning

Biography

Meigan Robb is an Assistant Professor of Nursing at Chatham University. She has taught a variety of theory courses at the baccalaureate, master and doctoral levels. Throughout her professional role as a nurse educator she has focused on exploring innovative methods for engaging students in the learning process. Meigan has added to the body of knowledge regarding this topic through a variety of professional publications and presentations.

Education

  • PhD - Nursing Education, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • MS - Nursing Education, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • BS - Community Health, Slippery Rock University
  • AAS - Nursing, Butler County Community College

Publications

  • Robb. M. (in press). Edifying feedback. Journal of Christian Nursing.
  • Robb, M., & Shellenbarger, T. (in press). Increasing electronic health (eHealth) literacy: A three-pronged approach. American Nurse Today.
  • Robb, M. & Shellenbarger, T. (2017). Lifelong learning: Is a post-master’s certificate the right option for you? American Nurse Today, 12(7), 6-7.
  • Shellenbarger, T., & Robb, M. (2017). Returning to nursing school? Three keys to success. American Nurse Today, 12(7), 4-6.
  • Fisher, MD., & Robb, M. (2017). Student moderator: A unique practical application exercise. Journal of Nursing Education, 56(6), 383.
  • Slade, J. D., Robb, M., Sherrod, B., & Hunker, D. (2017). Online adjunct faculty support: An innovative use of a learning management system. Nurse Educator, 42(3), 143-146.
  • Robb, M., & Shellenbarger, T. (2016). Technology-based solutions for overcoming collaboration woes. American Nurse Today, 11(11), 1-2.
  • Hopkins, E., Robb, M., Fisher, MD., Slade, J. D., Wasco, J. J., Spadaro, K. C., & Doas, M. (2016). Honor society membership retention strategies: Promoting membership benefits from induction through transition to professional practice. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, 6(12), 18-23.
  • Robb, M. (2016). Self-regulated learning: Examining the baccalaureate millennial nursing student's approach. Nursing Education Perspectives, 37(3), 162-164.
  • Shellenbarger, T., & Robb, M. (2016). Effective mentoring in the clinical setting: Strategies for clinical instructors and preceptors. American Journal of Nursing, 116(4), 64-68.
  • Robb, M., & Fisher, MD. (2015). Functionality tools: Time management approaches for facilitating an online course in moodle. Teaching and Learning in Nursing, 10, 196-199.
  • Shellenbarger, T., & Robb, M. (2015). Collaborative writing: Strategies to promote successful shared authorship. Nurse Author & Editor, 25(2).
  • Shellenbarger, T., & Robb, M. (2015). Technology-based strategies for promoting clinical reasoning skills in nursing education. Nurse Educator, 40(2), 79-82.
  • Koharchik, L., Caputi, L., Robb, M., & Culleiton, A. (2015). Fostering clinical reasoning in the clinical setting. American Journal of Nursing, 115(1), 58-61.
  • Robb, M., & Shellenbarger, T. (2014). Strategies for searching and managing evidence-based practice resources. The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 45(10), 461-466.
  • Robb, M., & Shellenbarger, T. (2014). Influential factors and perceptions of ehealth literacy among undergraduate college students. Online Journal of Nursing Informatics, 18(3).
  • Robb, M., & Shellenbarger, T. (2014). Leading the way for nurses and education. Western Pennsylvania Hospital News, 4, 34
  • Robb, M. (2014). Effective classroom teaching methods: A critical incident technique from millennial nursing students’ perspective. International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship, 10(1), 301-306.
  • Robb, M., & Shellenbarger, T. (2013). Promoting digital citizenship in the technology classrooms. Teaching Professor, 27(8), 1,4.
  • Shellenbarger, T., & Robb, M. (2013). Pinstructive ideas: Using a social networking bulletin board for nursing education. Nurse Educator, 38(5), 206-209.
  • Robb, M., & Gerwick, M. (2013). Team teaching: A resource guide for nurse educators. Teaching and Learning in Nursing, 8(3), 78-82.
  • Robb, M. (2012). The learner-centered syllabus. The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 43(11), 489-490.
  • Robb, M., & Shellenbarger, T. (2012). Using technology to promote mobile learning: Engaging students with cell phones in the classroom. Nurse Educator, 37(6), 258-261.
  • Robb, M. (2012). Self-efficacy with application to nursing education: A concept analysis. Nursing Forum, 47(3), 166-172.
  • Robb, M. (2012). Managing a large class environment: Simple strategies for new nurse educators, Teaching and Learning in Nursing, 7(2), 47-50.
  • Shellenbarger, T., & Robb, M. (2011). Cell phones in nursing education: R u kidding? Western Pennsylvania Hospital News, 9, 6.
  • Robb, M. (2008). Hyperphosphatemia in renal failure. RN, 71(12), 26-31.

Awards

  • Twenty-Seventh Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Foundation Doctoral Fellowship, recipient, selection based upon strong academic credentials and potential for excellence in teaching and research, awarded by Indiana University of Pennsylvania School of Graduate Studies and Research, 2013
  • Twenty-Sixth Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Foundation Doctoral Fellowship, recipient, selection based upon strong academic credentials and potential for excellence in teaching and research, awarded by Indiana University of Pennsylvania School of Graduate Studies and Research, 2012
  • Faculty Recognition Award for Teaching Associates, recognized for exemplary classroom instruction and service to the university community, awarded by Indiana University of Pennsylvania Center for Teaching Excellence, 2012
  • 1st place College of Health and Human Services, Poster Presentation, Indiana University of Pennsylvania Graduate Scholars Forum, 2012
  • 1st place College of Health and Human Services, Poster Presentation, Indiana University of Pennsylvania Graduate Scholars Forum, 2011

Organizations

  • National League for Nursing - Member
  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing - Treasurer Chi Zeta Chapter (2014-2016)

Achievements

  • Chatham University Institutional Review Board (IRB): Member (2014-2017); Co-Chair (2015-2017)
  • Chatham University Faculty Technology Fellow 2016 - 2018
  • Online Journal of Nursing Informatics (OJNI): Peer Reviewer

Presentations

  • Robb, M., & Doas, M. (2017). Padlet: Meet me at the Virtual Wall. Electronic poster presentation at the 2017 Magna Teaching with Technology Conference Baltimore, MD.
  • Fisher, MD., & Robb, M. (2017). Student Moderator Online Activity: What, Why, and How!. Electronic poster presentation at the 2017 Magna Teaching with Technology Conference Baltimore, MD.
  • Shellenbarger, T., & Robb, M. (2017). Feedback Fizzle: Techniques for Preventing Disappointment, Frustration, and Disengagement with the Evaluation Process. Podium presentation at the National League for Nursing Summit, San Diego, CA.
  • Robb, M., & Spadaro, K. (2017). Inside and Outside of the Box Thinking: Strategies to Promote Engagement in Online Courses. Poster Presentation at the AACN Master’s Education Conference, Atlanta, GA.
  • Spadaro, K., & Robb, M. (2017). But Can They Think Critically? Use of Self-Reflection in Clinical Courses. Podium Presentation at the AACN Master’s Education Conference, Atlanta, GA.
  • Robb, M. (2016). Web 2.0 and eHealth:Challenges and Opportunities for Health Care Professionals. Invited podium presentation at Excela Health - Nursing Lecture Series, Greensburg, PA.
  • Shellenbarger, T., & Robb, M. (2016). Rubrics to the Rescue: Effective Evaluation in Nursing Education. Podium presentation at the National League for Nursing Summit, Orlando, FL.
  • Shellenbarger, T., & Robb, M. (2016). Integrating Technology into the Learning Environment. Workshop delivered at the American Nurses Credentialing Center Annual Symposium on Continuing Nursing Education, Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Shellenbarger, T., & Robb, M. (2016). Beyond the Classroom Walls: Approaches to Improve Online Student Engagement and Clinical Evaluation Practices. Workshop delivered at the West Virginia League for Nursing Annual Meeting, Bridgeport, WV.
  • Robb, M., & Spadaro, K. (2016). Thinking Outside of the Paper Binder: ePortfolio use in Graduate Nursing Education, Poster presentation at the AACN Master's Education Conference, Houston, TX.
  • Shellenbarger, T., & Robb, M. (2015). Engaging Students in Nursing Research with Mobile Technology. Podium presentation at the National League for Nursing and Elsevier Technology Conference, Tampa, FL.
  • Shellenbarger, T., & Robb, M. (2015). Jackpot! Strategies for Promoting Effective Digital Learning Communities. Podium presentation at the National League for Nursing Education Summit, Las Vegas, NV.
  • Robb, M. (2015). Clinical Reasoning: Understanding the Past and Re-Envisioning the Present. Invited podium presentation at Duquesne University Annual Clinical Adjunct Faculty Luncheon, Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Shellenbarger, T., & Robb, M. (2014). Shhh Pass it on: Secrets to Successful Mentoring of Future Educators. Podium presentation at the National League for Nursing Summit, Phoenix, AZ.
  • Robb, M. (2014). Engagement in Learning: Factors that Influence the Student's Approach. Poster presentation at the National League for Nursing Summit, Phoenix, AZ.
  • Shellenbarger, T., & Robb, M. (2014). Tick Tock: Technology Tools, Tips, and Techniques for Improving Nursing Faculty Time Management. Podium presentation at Drexel University Nursing Education Institute, Myrtle Beach, SC.
  • Shellenbarger, T., & Robb, M. (2013). Taking the ZZZZs out of Nursing Professional Development. Workshop at The 8th Annual Greater Pittsburgh Chapter of Association for Nurses in Professional Development (ANPD) Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Shellenbarger, T., & Robb, M. (2013). Promoting eHealth Literacy: Advancing College Students’ Health. Poster presentation at The National League for Nursing Summit, Washington, DC.
  • Robb, M. (2013). Perceptions of Effective Teaching Methods: A Critical Incident Technique. Poster presentation at The National League for Nursing Summit, Washington, DC.
  • Shellenbarger, T., & Robb, M. (2013). The 411 on Using Cell Phones in Nursing Education. Workshop delivered at the West Virginia League for Nursing Workshop, Flatwoods, West Virginia.
  • Shellenbarger, T., & Robb, M. (2013). Pinnovative Ideas for Online Nursing Education. Podium presentation at the 2013 AACN Hot Issues Conference, St. Louis, Missouri.
  • Robb, M. (2013). Academic Integrity in Online and Technology Rich Environments.” Panel discussion at Technology Day, College of Education and Educational Technology, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, Pennsylvania.
  • Shellenbarger, T., & Robb, M. (2012). Going Mobile: GR8 Strategies for Using Cell Phones in Nursing Education.” Post summit workshop delivered at The National League for Nursing Education Summit, Anaheim, CA.
  • Robb, M. (2012). Self-Efficacy and Integration of Technology into the Teaching Role: A Case Study. Poster presentation at Sigma Theta Tau International and the National League for Nursing Innovations in Nursing Education Research Conference, Indianapolis, IN.
  • Robb, M. (2012). Millennial Learners and Educational Engagement: An Integrative Review. Poster presentation at Indiana University of Pennsylvania 2nd Annual Graduate Scholars Forum, Indiana, PA.
  • Robb, M. (2012). R U Serious? Welcoming Cell Phones in the Classroom. Workshop session delivered at Technology Day, College of Education and Educational Technology, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA.
  • Robb, M. (2011). OMG: Encouraging Texting in the Classroom. Poster presentation at Drexel University Nursing Education Institute, Atlantic City, NJ.
  • Robb, M. (2011). Self-Efficacy with Application to Nursing Education: A Concept Analysis. Poster presentation at Indiana University of Pennsylvania 1st Annual Graduate Scholars Forum, Indiana, PA.
  • Robb, M. (2011). An Integrative Review of the Concept Self-Efficacy in Narrowing the Theory-Practice Gap. Poster presentation at Eastern Nursing Research Society 23rd Annual Scientific Sessions, Philadelphia, PA.