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Jennie De Gagne, PhD, DNP, RN-BC, CNE, ANEF, FAAN

Associate Professor
Phone: 
(919) 684-9341
Office: 
2057 Pearson Building

Jennie De Gagne is an Associate Professor in the Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON). As a nurse educator who has obtained both PhD and DNP, De Gagne connects these two areas of discovery and implementation by creating and transforming evidence-based practice and education that help current and future generations of nurses address global nursing issues. Her scholarship focuses on nursing education with an emphasis on cybercivility and educational technology management. She is currently conducting studies on promoting cybercivility and preventing cyberincivility among health professions students and faculty across the curriculum, policies, and guidelines.
De Gagne holds numerous membership and leadership roles in professional organizations, including the International Council of Nursing, American Nurses Association, and Global Korean Nursing Foundation. She is the founder and executive advisor of the North Carolina Korean Nurses Association, sits as an editorial board member for the Athens Journal of Health, and serves the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing as a global ambassador and an abstract reviewer.
De Gagne is board certified in Nursing Professional Development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and earned certification as a nurse educator from the National League for Nursing. She is a member of National League for Nursing (NLN) Academy of Nursing Education and the American Academy of Nursing. She has been the recipient of scholarships and awards throughout her professional and academic career, being interviewed nationally and internationally for print and the web.

Academic Program Affiliations

  • Master of Science in Nursing Program
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice Program
  • PhD in Nursing Program

Education

  • DNP - Duke University School of Nursing
  • PhD - Northcentral University
  • MSN - Walden University
  • BSN - Ewha Womans University

Research Interests

Areas of research interest
• Cybercivility in health professions education
• Online teaching and learning
• Educational informatics
• Population health (focusing on vulnerable populations)
• Self-management education interventions

Awards and Honors

  • 2017 || Fellow, American Academy of Nursing
  • 2017 || Distinguished Teaching Award, Duke University School of Nursing
  • 2017 || Inaugural Alumni if the Year, Northcentral University
  • 2017 || Inaugural Fellow, Duke Academy for Health Professions Education and Academic Development (AHEAD)
  • 2016 || Honorable Mention, Apereo Teaching and Learning Awards
  • 2015 || Best Poster Presentation, 6th International Conference on Community Health Nursing Research (ICCHNR), International Collaboration for Community Health Nursing Research, Seoul, South Korea
  • 2015 || Best Poster Presentation, Korean Academy of Rural Health Nursing
  • 2014 || Award, Best Poster Presentation, 2014 Academic Conferece, Korean Society of Nursing Science, Seoul, South Korea
  • 2014 || Award, Edith Anderson Leadership Education Grant, 25th International Nursing Research Congress, Sigma Theta Tau International, Hong Kong, China
  • 2014 || Nursing Scholarship Award, Asian American/Pacific Islander Nurses Association
  • 2010 || Award, Edith Anderson Leadership Education Grant, 21st International Nursing Research Congress, Sigma Theta Tau International, Orlando, FL
  • 2010 || Lilly Greensboro Best Poster Presentation Award, UNC-Greensboro
  • 2010 || Research Award, NCNA Triangle Region, North Carolina Nurses Association, Raleigh, NC
  • 2009 || Dissertation of the Year for the School of Education, Northcentral University, Prescott, AZ
  • 2007 || Award, Appreciations of Service to Policy & Procedure Committee Chairs, Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington, VT
  • 2007 || Inducted, Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education, Indianapolis, IN
  • 2007 || Scholarship Award, Nursing Education Scholarship, New England Federal Credit Union, Burlington, VT
  • 2007 || Scholarship Award, Pat and Frank Allen Scholarship, Vermont State Nurses’ Foundation, South Burlington, VT
  • 2006 || Inducted, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing

Areas of Expertise

  • Global and Community Health
  • Health Disparities
  • Informatics
  • Nursing Education

Areas of Interest

Educational technology
Ethnogeriatrics
Global health and education

Representative Publications

  • 2018 -- De Gagne, J. C., Connors, H. B., & Tally, K. Integrating teaching in education. In Teaching in nursing and role of the educator: The complete guide to best practice in teaching, evaluation, and curriculum development edited by . 2018; : Springer. 2018
  • 2018 -- De Gagne, J. C. Teaching in online learning environments In Teaching in nursing and role of the educator: The complete guide to best practice in teaching, evaluation, and curriculum development. edited by . 2018; : Springer. 2018
  • 2018 -- Oermann, M. H., De Gagne, J. C., & Phillips, B. C. Teaching in nursing and role of the educator: The complete guide to best practice in teaching, evaluation, and curriculum development (2nd ed.). 2018
  • 2017 -- De Gagne, J. C., Yamane, S. S., Conklin, J. L. Chang, J., & Kang, H Social media use and cybercivility guidelines in U.S. nursing schools: A review of websites Journal of Professional Nursing.
  • 2017 -- Hyun, M., De Gagne, J. C., Park, J., & Kang, H. Incivility experiences of nursing students in South Korea Nursing Ethics.
  • 2017 -- PubMed # : 28362464 Mann, C., & De Gagne, J. C. Experience of Novice Clinical Adjunct Faculty: A Qualitative Study. J Contin Educ Nurs. 2017 48(4); 167-174
  • 2017 -- Kwon, K-A., Yoo, G., & De Gagne, J. C. Does culture matter? A qualitative inquiry of helicopter parenting in Korean-American college students Journal of Child and Family Studies. 26(7); 1979-1990
  • 2016 -- PubMed # : 27472429 De Gagne, J. C., Yamane, S. S., & Conklin, J. L. Evidence-based strategies to create a culture of cybercivility in health professions education. Nurse Educ Today. 2016 45 138-41
  • 2016 -- PubMed # : 27166735 Palumbo, M. V., De Gagne, J. C., & Murphy, G. Interprofessional care of elders: Utilizing the virtual learning environment. J Am Assoc Nurse Pract. 2016 28(9); 465-70
  • 2016 -- PubMed # : 27022683 De Gagne, J. C., Choi, M., Ledbetter, L., Kang, H., & Clark, C. M. An Integrative Review of Cybercivility in Health Professions Education. Nurse Educ. 2016 41(5); 239-45

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Grant Funding (Selected)

  • Cyberincivility in the MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) Learning Environment

    Duke’s Online Education Initiatives - MOOC Research, Duke University Center for Instructional Technology (CIT)
    02/2017 to 07/2018

    Project Goal: The purpose of this study is to examine the extent of cyberincivility in the MOOC learning environment and to identify what measures were used to promote a culture of cybercivility.

  • Cybercivility in Nursing Education

    Institute for Educational Excellence, Duke University School of Nursing
    08/2015 to 08/2017
    Role: PI

    Project Goal: The goal of this educational research is to explore the nature of nursing student and faculty incivility in an online learning environment and to develop strategies to cultivate a healthy and safe online learning/teaching environment for quality nursing education.

  • Enhancing Soft Skills in Online Learning Environments

    Jump Start Grant, Duke University Center for Instructional Technology (CIT)
    07/2016 to 06/2018

    Project Goal: The project is aimed at piloting the YouSeeU 3.0 platform in an existing online course to assess students’ perceptions and perspectives on online verbal communication tasks, as well as collaboration effectiveness in online learning environments. Expected outcomes of this project are to obtain new practical insights into both (1) pedagogical and technological opportunities, and (2) constraints of teaching and assessing verbal presentation skills and group work/collaboration in online courses.

  • Duke Global Health Bass Connections Project; Distance-based, executive-style degree completion program for Ghanaian nurse anesthetist

    Bass Connections, Duke University
    06/2014 to 08/2016
    Role: Faculty

    Project Goal: The goal of the project is to utilize innovative technology and an executive training model to assist practicing anesthetists in completing their degree, allowing for a continuity of care in the community and opportunities to train additional nurses to administer anesthesia.

  • Nurses and Nursing Students on Twitter

    Institute for Educational Excellence, Duke University School of Nursing
    01/2017 to 12/2017

    Project Goal: The purpose of this data mining study is to examine the characteristics of self-identified nurses and nursing students on Twitter and how they use Twitter, with a specific focus on cybercivility.

  • Student perceptions of incivility in Korean nursing education

    Research Institute of Nursing Science, Ajou University, Suwon, South Korea
    04/2015 to 04/2016
    Role: Researcher Abroad

    This focus group study aims at exploring the phenomenon of incivility in nursing education from the perspective of Korean nursing students and developing strategies of preventing inappropriate academic and social behaviors while promoting a civil learning environment that fosters the personal and professional development of future nurses.

  • Validation and Reliability of a KR-TB-WEB (Korean Version of Toileting Behaviors-Women’s Eliminating Behaviors) related to Urinary Incontinence

    2016 Academic Research Fund, Gangneung-Wonju National University, Wonju, South Korea
    11/2016 to 12/2017
    Role: Researcher Abroad

    Project Goal: This research aims at developing the Korean version of the TB-WEB developed by Drs. Palmer and Wang through its translation, validation, and evaluation, which can offer a basis for Korean nurses to understand the factors involved in Korean women’s toileting behavior and to facilitate the development of behavioral interventions designed to prevent and manage female lower urinary track symptoms.

  • The effects of an educational workshop for community health nurses on urinary incontinence self-management

    Nursing Science Research Institute, Chung-Ang University, Seoul, South Korea
    03/2015 to 03/2016
    Role: Researcher Abroad

    Project goal: This research aims at examining the long effects of continuing nursing education on urinary incontinence self-management targeted at enhancing Korean community health nurses’ competence in the management of continence care.

  • Needs assessment of cybercivility learning in an interprofessional education

    Duke Academy for Health Professions Education and Academic Development (AHEAD)
    11/2016 to 10/2017

    Project Goal: The goal of this mixed methods study is to conduct a needs assessment to facilitate the development of interprofessional cybercivility learning modules and curriculum resources for health professions students.

  • Inviting innovation in inter-professional care of elders with chronic illnesses

    HRSA Advanced Nursing Education
    07/2013 to 06/2016
    Role: Cultural Consultant

    Project Goal: This project invites innovation in the interprofessional care of elders with multiple chronic conditions within a well-established and accredited nurse practitioner program at the University of Vermont in Burlington, VT.

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Friday, October 13, 2017

Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) is proud to celebrate the accomplishments of four faculty members who were inducted as Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing (FAAN) at its national conference this month in Washington, D.C., Melissa Batchelor-Murphy, PhD, RN-BC, FNP-BC; Jennie De Gagne, PhD, DNP, RN-BC, CNE, ANEF; Nancy Short, DrPH, MBA, RN; and Kathy Trotter, DNP, CNM, FNP-C, FAANP. They were selected for their evidence of significant contributions to nursing and health care.

Monday, October 9, 2017

Congratulations to Jennie De Gagne, Kathy Trotter, Melissa Batchelor-Murphy and Nancy Short, as they were inducted to the American Academy of Nursing (AAN) 2017 class of Academy fellows. They were inducted on Oct. 7 at a ceremony during the Academy's annual policy conference held in Washington, D.C.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Jennie De Gagne authored two book chapters entitled "Integrating Technology in Education" and "Teaching in Online Learning Environments" in the second edition of "Teaching In Nursing and Role of the Educator: The Complete Guide to Best Practice in Teaching, Evaluation, and

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Several faculty recently attended the 2017 National League for Nursing Education Summit in San Diego, Cali. In attendance were: Beth Phillips, Marilyn Oermann Terry Valiga, Janice Humphreys, Margie Molloy, Helen Gordon, Angela Richards-Eaglin, Queen Utley-Smith and Jennie De Gagne.

Friday, August 18, 2017

Jennie De Gagne, post graduate certificate student Sandra Yamane, Duke Medical Center Librarian Jamie Conklin, and staff member Jianhong Chang recently published an article entitled "Social media use and cybercivility guidelines in U.S. nursing schools: A review of websites" in the July issue of the Journal of Professional Nursing.

Friday, July 21, 2017

Jennie De Gagne was invited as a panelist for the pre-conference session on "Leadership Capacity Building for Nurses: Successful Nursing Professional Career Development" by the Global Korean Nursing Foundation 2nd International Conference in Chicago, Ill.

She also co-presented posters entitled "Effects of Simulation-based Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Education Among Korean Older Adults in Rural Area" and "Factors Associated with Clinical Competency of Korean Perianesthesia Nurses."

Friday, July 21, 2017

Jennie De Gagne was recently recognized as the Northcentral University (NCU) 2017 Alumni of the Year. The award recognizes its alumni contributions by honoring graduates who have imparted lasting change in their community or organization with their NCU degree. De Gagne received her PhD from Northcentral University in education with an emphasis on education technology management.

Click here to learn more about the award.

 

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Melissa Batchelor-Murphy, Jennie De Gagne, Nancy Short and Kathryn Trotter are four of 173 highly distinguished nurse leaders that will be inducted as the American Academy of Nursing (AAN) 2017 class of Academy fellows. The inductees will be honored at a ceremony to be held during the Academy's annual policy conference in October 2017, in Washington, D.C.

Friday, May 19, 2017

Jennie De Gagne was invited to Symbiosis College of Nursing located in Pune, India. While there she conducted an interactive session on "Effective Use of Techonology in Nursing Education and Practice" for more than 200 nursing students, nurse educators and faculty.

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