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

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Overview








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.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780803618237
  • Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
  • Publication date: 3/28/2008
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 424
  • Sales rank: 646,546
  • 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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