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Teaching and Learning In Nursing

The official journal of the Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (OADN) is Teaching and Learning in Nursing, published by Elsevier (Philadelphia, PA). This peer-reviewed, quarterly journal serves as a forum for those interested in promotion of the profession of nursing in associate degree education, practice, and research.

Our journal includes manuscripts with the following topics:

  • Associate degree nursing education, practice, administration, and research
  • Resources that will enhance associate degree nursing education and practice
  • Professional development for associate degree nurse educators and the individuals they teach
  • Managing different learning styles
  • New faculty mentoring
  • Legal issues
  • Research
  • Legislative issues
  • Instructional design strategies
  • Leadership, management roles
  • Unique funding for programs and faculty


We are looking for manuscripts on the topics listed above. If you have an manuscript you are intersted in submitting to Teaching and Learning in Nursing, please review the Call for Journal Manuscripts information below.


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Editorial correspondence should be addressed to:

Anna Valdez, Ph.D., RN, CEN, CFRN, CNE, FAEN, FAADN
Teaching and Learning in Nursing

Contribute Your Knowledge

We are actively seeking manuscripts with the following topics: Managing different learning styles; New faculty mentoring; Legal issues; Research; Legislative issues; Instructional design strategies; Leadership, management roles; Unique funding for programs and faculty, and is designed for associate degree nursing educators as a source of information.

All new manuscripts must be submitted through the Teaching and Learning in Nursing online submission and review website (Guide for Authors). Authors are requested to submit the text, tables, and artwork in electronic form (not as a PDF) to this address. In an accompanying letter, authors should state that the manuscript, or parts of it, have not been and will not be submitted elsewhere for publication. Please visit to view the Guide for Authors for additional information about submitting a manuscript.

Editorial Board



  • Anna Valdez, Ph.D., RN, CEN, CFRN, CNE, FAEN, FAADN
    Teaching and Learning in Nursing
Associate Editor

Associate Editor

  • Edna Hull, PhD, RN, CNE, Senior Contributing Faculty Member, Walden University, Minneapolis, MN
Editorial Board

Editorial Board

  • Sandy Carroll, EdD, MSN, RN, CNE, Professor and Assistant Director, College of the Canyons, Valencia, CA
  • Debbie Fitzgerald, PhD, RN, Nursing Professor, Joliet Junior College, Lockport, IL
  • Sonya C. Franklin, MHA, MSN, RN, Assistant Professor of Nursing, Cleveland State Community College, Evensville, TN
  • Mariann Harding, PhD, RN, CNE, Associate Professor of Nursing, Kent State University Tuscawaras, New Philadelphia, OH
  • Katherine M. Howard, MS, RN-BC, CNE, Nursing Instructor, Middlesex County College, Edison, NJ
  • Joan Libner, EdD, MSN, FRE, RN-BC, CNE, Professor and Chair, Department of Nursing and Health, Benedictine University
  • Melissa Mastrovich, DNP, RN, BC, Senior Clinician, STAT Nursing Consultants, Inc.
  • Marianne Murray, MSN, RN, Assistant Professor, University of Alaska Anchorage, Chugiak, AK
  • Kimberly B. Plemmons, MSN, RN, CNE, ADN, Program Chair and Assistant Professor, Cabarrus College of Health Sciences, Concord, NC
  • David W. Woodruff, PhD, APRN, CNE, CCRN-K, FNAP, Associate Professor of Nursing, Faculty Development Specialist, Chamberlain College of Nursing