Mastering the Teaching Role: A Guide for Nurse Educators / Edition 1

Mastering the Teaching Role: A Guide for Nurse Educators / Edition 1

by Barbara K. Penn
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0803618239

ISBN-13: 9780803618237

Pub. Date: 03/28/2008

Publisher: F. A. Davis Company








AJN Book of the Year 2008


Turn to this team of expert nurse educators for down-to-earth, practical guidance on the common concerns and

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AJN Book of the Year 2008


Turn to this team of expert nurse educators for down-to-earth, practical guidance on the common concerns and problems faced by new teachers in the classroom. Whether you have questions about teaching and learning principles, the technical aspects of planning a course, managing a classroom, or evaluating learning, you’ll find the answers here. You’ll even find advice on professional issues in the higher education setting and strategies for a successful career.

    Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9780803618237
    Publisher:
    F. A. Davis Company
    Publication date:
    03/28/2008
    Edition description:
    New Edition
    Pages:
    424
    Sales rank:
    511,937
    Product dimensions:
    4.90(w) x 7.90(h) x 1.20(d)

    Table of Contents

    FOREWORD

    INTRODUCTION

    1. SECTION 1: PERSPECTIVES ON ADULTS AS LEARNERS
    2. How Adults Learn
    3. Traditional Nursing Students
    4. RN-to-BSN Students
    5. Second-Degree Master’s Students
    6. Intergenerational Perspectives
    7. Adults as Students: Special Considerations


    1. SECTION 2: TEACHING ADULTS
    2. Planning a Course
    3. Developing a Course Syllabus
    4. Learner-Centered Teaching
    5. The Power of the Classroom Climate
    6. Managing the Modern Classroom
    7. Developing and Revising Curriculum
    8. Beyond the Classroom: Considering Distance Education Approaches

    1. SECTION 3: CLINICAL TEACHING
    2. Strategic Relationships with Clinical Agencies
    3. Developing New Clinical Experiences for Students
    4. Managing Logistics of Clinical Experiences
    5. Teaching in Clinical Settings
    6. Working With Clinical Preceptors
    7. Utilizing Clinical Simulation


    1. SECTION 4: EVALUATING STUDENTS AND LEARNING
    2. Evaluating Teaching and Learning
    3. The Importance of Objectives
    4. Developing Trustworthy Classroom Tests
    5. Beyond Tests: Other Ways to Evaluate Learning
    6. Clinical Evaluation
    7. Resolving Grade Disputes with Students
    8. Using Standardized Achievement Tests
    9. Preparing Students for the NCLEX-RN®

    1. SECTION 5: RECURRENT THEMES IN TEACHING NURSING
    2. Facilitating Critical Thinking and Effective Reasoning
    3. Teaching Evidence-Based Practice
    4. Ethical Issues in Teaching Nursing
    5. Legal Issues in Teaching Nursing
    6. Encouraging Professional Awareness and Activism
    7. 3Developing Students Into Leaders
    8. Recognizing Emerging Curriculum Issues


    1. SECTION 6: FLOURISHING IN THE FACULTY ROLE
    2. Understanding the Nursing Faculty Shortage
    3. Beginning in the Faculty Role
    4. Nursing Within the College/University Environment
    5. Perspectives of the Nursing Dean at a Small Liberal Arts School
    6. Perspectives of the Dean at an Academic Health Center
    7. Faculty Roles and Expectations
    8. Anticipating a Faculty Career

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