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Tracey Stephen

PhD, University of Alberta, Educational Psychology—Measurement, Evaluation, and Cognition “Using Automated Essay Scoring (AES) to Assess Higher-Level Thinking Skills in Nursing Education”

Master of Nursing, University of Alberta—“Exploring Students’ Attitudes Towards Computer-Assisted Instruction” 

My current areas of research include Automated Essay Scoring (AES), testing methods, feedback and simulation, and simulated learning experiences.  My areas of focus for teaching include emergency and critical care nursing practice and health assessment.

Selected Publications

  • Stephen, T.C. & Skillen, D.L. (2020).  Canadian nursing health assessment: A best practice approach. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer.
  • Gregory, D., Raymond, C., Patrick, L., & Stephen, T. (2020).  Fundamentals: Perspectives on the art and science of Canadian nursing, second edition. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer.
  • Gregory, D., Raymond-Seniuk, C., Patrick, L., & Stephen, T. (2015). Fundamentals: Perspectives on the art and science of Canadian nursing, first edition. Philadelphia, PA: WoltersKluwerHealth/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
  • Stephen, T.C., Skillen, D.L., Day, R.A., & Jensen, S. (2012). Canadian Jensen's nursing health assessment: A best practice approach. Philadelphia, PA: WoltersKluwerHealth/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
  • Stephen, T.C., Skillen, D.L., Day, R.A., & Bickley, L.S. (2010). Canadian Bates’ health assessment for nurses. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Research Funding (Current)

Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta Simulation Research Grant (2019): Co-PI for Code White Simulation research project on the use of simulation with non violent crisis intervention techniques for managing mental health crises. 

Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta Simulation Research Grant (2019): Co-PI for The Impact of Simulation on Attitudes and Knowledge about Pressure Injuries in Those Living with Obesity. 

Design Consultant

  • Edmonton Clinic Health Academy, University of Alberta, Edmonton
    Design consultant for Faculty of Nursing Simulation Laboratory and Learning Space
    Design consultant for Health Sciences Education and Research Commons Simulation and Learning Space
  • Husfloen Centre, University of Alberta, Augustana Campus, Camrose
    Design Consultant and Project Lead for Teaching, Laboratory, and Office Space

Awards

  • Excellence in Teaching Award for Classroom and Lab Teaching, Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, 2007
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, 2001