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Fast Facts for Developing a Nursing Academic Portfolio: What You Really Need to Know in a Nutshell
     

Fast Facts for Developing a Nursing Academic Portfolio: What You Really Need to Know in a Nutshell

by Ruth Wittmann-Price
 

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ISBN-10: 0826120385

ISBN-13: 9780826120380

Pub. Date: 11/14/2011

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

Using the Fast Facts style of concise, easy-to-access information, this book is the only comprehensive guide to creating an outstanding professional academic portfolio for entry into, and promotion and tenure within, an academic nursing setting. It is designed for recent nursing graduates who want to teach, faculty who need to polish their academic portfolio, and

Overview

Using the Fast Facts style of concise, easy-to-access information, this book is the only comprehensive guide to creating an outstanding professional academic portfolio for entry into, and promotion and tenure within, an academic nursing setting. It is designed for recent nursing graduates who want to teach, faculty who need to polish their academic portfolio, and individuals already established in academia who seek promotion or tenure.

This volume will help nursing academics:

Assess their strengths and weaknesses

Demonstrate their teaching, skills

Organize and present their portfolio

Write a personal statement

Showcase their research/scholarship

Develop an E-portfolia

The book provides clear guidelines on what to include in a professional portfolio, and elements to highlight when seeking work in a specific discipline or academic role. It describes pitfalls to be avoided and how to ensure effective coverage of teaching, scholarship, and service, as well as addresses the differences between systems and policies of academia versus those of community college nursing programs and diploma schools of nursing. This guide also helps prepare nurses for the rigors of promotion and tenure by clarifying what to expect and how candidates are evaluated. Numerous examples illustrate actual professional faculty experience and include personal statements written by successful nurse educators.

Key Features:

Provide a concise, step-by-step guide for aspiring, new, and experienced nurse faculty who need to prepare an outstanding professional portfolio for promotion and tenure

Organized for quick access to types of content to be included in portfolio

Includes numerous examples from real life portfolios

Features "Fast Facts in a Nutshell" to clearly guide new nurse faculty

Provides recommendations for achieving academic advancement

Based on SBAR (Situation, Background, Assessment, and Recommendation) method of communication

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826120380
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company
Publication date:
11/14/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
4.80(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword

Preface

Acknowledgements

Part I: Using SBAR to Create Academic Portfolios for Nurse Educators: Recommendations for Achieving Effective Academic Advancement

Chapter 1: Situation - Why You Need to Develop Your Academic Portfolio!

Chapter 2: Background - What’s the Story and Purpose behind Your Academic Portfolio?

Chapter 3: Assessment – Assessing the Academic Environment and Your career Goals

Chapter 4: Recommendations – Laying the Foundation to Begin the Process

Part II: The How of Developing Your Academic Portfolio

Chapter 5: How to Write a Five Part Personal Statement

Chapter 6: How to Showcase Your Teaching

Chapter 7: How to Showcase Your Research and/ or Scholarship

Chapter 8: How to Showcase Your Service

Chapter 9: How to Write an Integrative Summary

Chapter 10: How to Arrange and Present Your Portfolio

Chapter 11: How to Develop an E-portfolio – Dr. Fran Cornelius

Part III – Examples

Chapter 12: An Academic Portfolio for Promotion – Dr. Karen Gittings

Chapter 13: An Academic Portfolio for Tenure – Dr. Roberta Waite

References

Appendix: Contributor’s Biographies

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