Distance Education in Nursing, Second Edition / Edition 2

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The second edition of the award winning Distance Education in Nursing continues to offer basic introductory information on distance teaching and learning and now brings the application of newly developed computer technology to this environment. Each chapter provides real-life distance education experiences of both teachers and students, and describes ways in which distance education has enhanced the quality of their nursing education. As a nurse educator, whether novice or expert, you will benefit from this book, written by such distinguished contributors as Diane Billings, Suzanne Hetzel Campbell, and Marilyn H. Oermann.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780826146946
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/26/2005
  • Series: Springer Series on the Teaching of Nursing Series
  • Edition description: New
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 280
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.55 (d)

Meet the Author

Jeanne M. Novotny, PhD, RN, FAAN, has been Dean of the School of Nursing at Fairfield University since 2001. She is a member of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing Advisory Board for the John A. Hartford sponsored grant, Preparing Nursing Students to Care for Older Adults: Enhancing Gerontology in Senior-level Undergraduate Courses. She also serves on the Expert Panel for the Competencies and Curricular Guidelines for Geriatric Nursing Care.

Robert H. Davis, MSN, RN, is the Director of Admissions at the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University. he has over ten years of experience in education, beginning with his role as training officer with the Lexington County Sheriff's Department teaching self-defense, pursuit driving, crime prevention, DUI detection, and D.A.R.E. Before his current role at Case, Mr. Davis was the Director of Education for Care Services, Inc., in Cleveland, Ohio, coordinating educational programs for over 1500 nursing and allied health professionals within the organization. Mr. Davis earned both his BSN and MSN in Nursing Informatics from Case Western Reserve University. He is a member of the Ohio Nurses Association and serves as their consultant to the Ohio Nursing Students' Association. He is also a member of Sigma Theta Tau, Intl.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface, J.M. Novotny and R.H. Davis
    Introduction, S.M. O'Brien
  • An Overview of Distance Education and Web-Based Courses, J.M. Novotny and T.H. Wyatt

  • Part I: Teaching and Learning Strategies for Distance Education
  • Teaching a Web-Based Course: Lessons from the Front, M.L. McHugh
  • Supporting Learner Success, C.L. Mueller and D.M. Billings
  • Faculty Preparation for Teaching Online, A.E. Johnson
  • Using Clinical Simulations in Distance Education, P.R. Jeffries, M.T. Hovancsek, and J.M. Clochesy
  • Using Learning Objects to Enhance Distance Education, T.H. Wyatt and L. Royer
  • Motivation and Distance Education Students, C.A. Hudak
  • Online Learning as a Tool for Professional Development, S.H. Campbell

  • Part II: Experiences of Specific Programs
  • Teaching Online Pathophysiology: The University of Colorado Health Science Center School of Nursing, H. Lee, N. Holloway, L. Field
  • A Distance Learning Master's Degree Program for Nurse-Midwives and Nurse Practitioners: Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing, S. Stone
  • Supervising RN Students in a RN to MSN Program: Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, C.J. Bess
  • Distance Education at the University of South Carolina College of Nursing, K.S. Montgomery, J.W. Alexander, T. Bushee, M.A. Parsons, and V. Polyakova-Norwood

  • Part III: Where Are We Going with Distance Education?
  • Program Innovations and Technology in Nursing Education: Are We Moving Too Quickly? M.H. Oermann
  • Attitudes toward Distance Education: A "Disruptive" Technology? R.H. Davis

  • Appendix: Web Resources for Distance Education
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