Catherine (Kate) Tredway teaches in and administers the UIC RN-BSN Completion Degree Program. Administrative functions are those typical of any manager or program director, organizing, planning, directing, budgeting, and quality control, with heavy emphasis on being a public advocate for seamless progression of nursing education for students, and on providing mentoring into the online teaching role for instructors.
For the RN-BSN Completion Degree, Kate teaches and develops course content in areas such as community health and population focused nursing; nursing and health care administration; nursing roles; caring; understanding and articulating nursing and its purpose; nursing informatics; nursing research and evidence based practice; and advancing nursing education, especially moving ADN on to BSN and above.
Concepts and Processes in Contemporary Nursing, Concepts and Processes in Population focused Nursing, Nursing Leadership and Management; Issues in Nursing; Caring in Professional Nursing
- UIC Silver Circle Award (x 3)
- Excellence in Teaching Award ( x11)
- UIC CON Quad Cities Distinguished Alumni Award
- Blackhawk Community College Distinguished Nurse Alumni Award
- 2014 PNL Pinnacle Leader
- UIC RN-BSN Online Baccalaureate Degree ranked 2th in nation by 2015 US News and World Report.
- UIC RN-BSN Online Baccalaureate Degree ranked 1st in nation for student engagement by 2015 US News and World Report
Anderson, G., Tredway, C. & Calice, C. (2014). A longitudinal study of nursing students' perceptions of quality online course design. Journal of Integrative Learning Research, 26(1).
Anderson, G. & Tredway, C. (2009). Transforming the nursing curriculum to promote critical thinking online. Journal of Nursing Education, 48(2), 111-115.
Anderson, MA. & Tredway, C.A. (1999). Communication: An outcome of case management. Nursing Case Management, 4(3), 104-111.
Further investigation of Merrill's First Principles of Instructional Design and the impact on quality of online course delivery.