Perspectives On Faculty Roles In Nursing Education

Overview

This book discusses the roles and responsibilities of nursing faculty and deans related to student education, nursing program management, and success within the academic and clinical environments.

Various chapters cover topics such as significant role factors and their influence on role strain--time constraints, pressure to do research and secure funding, and lack of adequate support services; strategies to reduce role strain; the use of mentoring, which decreases role strain ...

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Overview

This book discusses the roles and responsibilities of nursing faculty and deans related to student education, nursing program management, and success within the academic and clinical environments.

Various chapters cover topics such as significant role factors and their influence on role strain--time constraints, pressure to do research and secure funding, and lack of adequate support services; strategies to reduce role strain; the use of mentoring, which decreases role strain and enables faculty to better negotiate the promotion and tenure system; the changing demographics of the student body and the effect that adult students have on teaching styles; the multiple roles of deans; and the recruitment and retention of minority students.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780275937898
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 5/30/1992
  • Pages: 162
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

LYNNE BRODIE WELCH is Dean of the School of Nursing at Marshall University, Huntington, West Virginia.

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Table of Contents

Tables and Figure
Preface
1 The Phenomenon of Role Strain in Academic Nursing 1
2 Factors Affecting Tenure Attainment in Schools of Nursing 29
3 The Role of Mentoring in the Socialization of Nurse Faculty 47
4 Role Perceptions and Role Dilemmas of Clinical Nurse Educators 55
5 Faculty-Developed Clinical Sites: Issues and Implications 75
6 Instructional Strategies for Adult Learners in Higher Education 93
7 Roles and Personality Characteristics of a Nursing Faculty Member: Some Empirical Data 105
8 Ethnic Minority Student Recruitment and Retention: Successful Strategies 121
9 Roles of Deans of Nursing 133
Bibliography 141
Index 143
About the Editor and Contributors 147
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