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Teaching Strategies for Nurse Educators - 03 edition

Teaching Strategies for Nurse Educators (ISBN10: 0130452165; ISBN13: 9780130452160)
ISBN13: 978-0130452160
ISBN10: 0130452165

Summary: For courses in teaching Nursing.

This readable text prepares graduate nursing students to be nurse educators in settings of staff development, patient education, or academia--covering commonalties of teaching that pertain to all three. Practical information and cutting-edge content emphasize the theories and strategies most likely to be used in the field. Features :
  • Introductory chap
    ter--Provides an overview of research evidence on good teaching practices.
  • Highlights what students value in teaching and teachers.
  • Sound advice for new teachers.
  • Offers students very specific information as to how to proceed when planning a new class or teaching for the first time.
  • Focus on the application of motivation theories--Explains why people do or do not learn and change their behavior.
  • Helps students understand why patients or other students often sit through teaching sessions and still do not ultimately learn and change behavior.
  • Traditional and activity based teaching strategies--Gives detailed information on how to use strategies such as lecturing; discussion; audiovisuals; simulations; problem-based learning; and self-learning modules.
  • Supplies students with examples on how to apply these strategies to the three settings--staff development, patient education, and academic teaching.
  • Discussion on the use of technology in nursing education--i.e., use of the Internet; virtual reality; interactive television; and online classes.
  • Explores state-of-the-art topics and shows students their applications.
  • Treatment on the importance of critical thinking--Examines how it can be defined, promoted, and measured.
  • Clarifies issues surrounding critical thinking and provides guidance on how to promote and measure it in an academic program and among new graduate nurses.
  • Case studies.
  • Allows students to apply the information in the chapter, and gives them an opportunity to actively manipulate some of it.
  • Critical thinking exercises--Focus is on chapter concepts and serves as a model of the types of questions that nurse educators should be asking learners to deal with.
  • Prompts students to consider the validity of assumptions, reflect on issues, re-think points of view, apply information in new contexts, and make reasoned judgments.
  • Ideas for Further Research.
  • Enables students to use this material as trigger points for graduate research in the form of Masters Theses and Doctoral Dissertations. Stimulates instructors' own desire to conduct research on these worthy topics.
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Summary: For courses in teaching Nursing.

This readable text prepares graduate nursing students to be nurse educators in settings of staff development, patient education, or academia--covering commonalties of teaching that pertain to all three. Practical information and cutting-edge content emphasize the theories and strategies most likely to be used in the field. Features :
  • Introductory chapter--Provides an overview of research evidence on good teaching practices.
  • Highlights what students value in teaching and teachers.
  • Sound advice for new teachers.
  • Offers students very specific information as to how to proceed when planning a new class or teaching for the first time.
  • Focus on the application of motivation theories--Explains why people do or do not learn and change their behavior.
  • Helps students understand why patients or other students often sit through teaching sessions and still do not ultimately learn and change behavior.
  • Traditional and activity based teaching strategies--Gives detailed information on how to use strategies such as lecturing; discussion; audiovisuals; simulations; problem-based learning; and self-learning modules.
  • Supplies students with examples on how to apply these strategies to the three settings--staff development, patient education, and academic teaching.
  • Discussion on the use of technology in nursing education--i.e., use of the Internet; virtual reality; interactive television; and online classes.
  • Explores state-of-the-art topics and shows students their applications.
  • Treatment on the importance of critical thinking--Examines how it can be defined, promoted, and measured.
  • Clarifies issues surrounding critical thinking and provides guidance on how to promote and measure it in an academic program and among new graduate nurses.
  • Case studies.
  • Allows students to apply the information in the chapter, and gives them an opportunity to actively manipulate some of it.
  • Critical thinking exercises--Focus is on chapter concepts and serves as a model of the types of questions that nurse educators should be asking learners to deal with.
  • Prompts students to consider the validity of assumptions, reflect on issues, re-think points of view, apply information in new contexts, and make reasoned judgments.
  • Ideas for Further Research.
  • Enables students to use this material as trigger points for graduate research in the form of Masters Theses and Doctoral Dissertations. Stimulates instructors' own desire to conduct research on these worthy topics.
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Edition/Copyright: 03
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Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Year Published: 2003
International: No

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