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Teaching Strategies for Nurse Educators, CourseSmart eTextbook, 2nd Edition

By Sandra DeYoung

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Jun 15, 2012

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For courses in Nurse Education

 

Updated in a new second edition, this readable book 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.

Table of Contents

Preface xi

Acknowledgments xiii

Contributing Authors xiii

Reviewers xiii

 

PART I: TEACHING AND LEARNING 1

CHAPTER 1 Good Teaching 3

Hallmarks of Good Teaching 3

Teacher Style 8

Seven Principles of Good Practice in Undergraduate Education 9

Nurses as Teachers 10

References 12

CHAPTER 2 Learning Theory 14

Learning Theories 14

Types of Learning 26

Learning Styles 30

References 36

CHAPTER 3 Motivation and Behavior Change 39

Learner Characteristics 39

Planning for Learning 41

Motivation and Behavior Change Theories 44

Summary 53

References 54

CHAPTER 4 Literacy 56

Literacy Levels 56

Reading Levels 56

The Importance of Adequate Literacy 58

Assessing Literacy 59

Teaching People with Low-Literacy Skills 60

Developing Printed Educational Materials 61

Information Literacy 65

References 68

CHAPTER 5 Multicultural Aspects of Learning 70

Learning About Culture 70

The Culture of Teachers and Learners 73

Teaching Strategies 77

Communication Issues 80

References 86

CHAPTER 6 Planning and Conducting Classes 89

The Planning Sequence 89

Selecting Teaching Methods 96

Choosing a Textbook 98

Planning Assignments 103

Conducting the Class 105

References 108

 

PART II: TEACHING STRATEGIES 109

CHAPTER 7 Traditional Teaching Strategies 111

Lecturing 111

Discussion 120

Questioning 123

Using Audiovisuals 129

The Interactive Lecture 134

References 135

CHAPTER 8 Activity-Based Teaching Strategies 138

Cooperative Learning 138

Simulations 141

Problem-Based Learning 151

Self-Learning Modules 155

References 162

CHAPTER 9 Computer Teaching Strategies 168

Computer Technology and Learning 168

Computer-Assisted Instruction 170

Computer-Managed Instruction 176

The Internet 178

Virtual Reality 181

References 183

CHAPTER 10 Distance Learning 186

Advantages and Disadvantages of

Distance Learning 186

Clinical Education in Distance Learning 187

Interactive Television Classes 187

Distance Learning via the Internet 191

References 198

CHAPTER 11 Teaching Psychomotor Skills 201

History of Teaching Psychomotor Skills 201

Learning Psychomotor Skills 203

Approaches to Teaching Skills 209

Assessment of Psychomotor Skill Learning 212

Which Skills Should be Taught? 212

References 214

CHAPTER 12 Promoting and Assessing Critical Thinking 217

Defining Critical Thinking 218

Distinguishing Critical Thinking from Other Concepts 222

Ways We May Inhibit the Critical Thinking

of Nursing Students 223

Strategies that Enhance Critical Thinking 224

Assessing Critical Thinking 231

Conclusion 233

References 235

CHAPTER 13 Clinical Teaching 239

Purpose of the Clinical Laboratory 239

Models of Clinical Teaching 241

Preparation for Clinical Instruction 245

Conducting a Clinical Laboratory Session 246

Evaluating Learner Progress 253

Clinical Evaluation Tools 257

References 259

CHAPTER 14 Assessing and Evaluating Learning 263

Classroom Assessment 263

Evaluation of Learning 267

Test Item Analysis 277

References 280

 

PART III: THE PROFESSIONAL TEACHER 283

CHAPTER 15 The Faculty Role 285

Finding the Right Educational Setting 285

The Appointment Process 285

Reappointment,Tenure, and Promotion 287

Teaching Assignments and Academic Freedom 289

Curriculum Development 290

Student Advisement 290

Program Assessment 291

Committee Work 291

Accreditation 292

Faculty Development 292

Legal Aspects of Teaching 293

Why Do People Become Faculty Members? 294

References 296

Index 297

 

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