Teaching in Nursing: A Guide for Faculty / Edition 4

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Overview

Teaching in Nursing: A Guide for Faculty breaks new ground in preparing you for a teaching career because this is the first resource to address all three components of the profession: teaching, curriculum, and evaluation of students. A winner of the American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award for its first edition, this updated guide offers the teaching tools that will help you succeed in an evolving health care environment. A greater diversity of students, curriculum development, the redesigning of health care systems, and advances in information and technology are just a few of the challenges that await you as a teacher. This book includes many contributions from nationally recognized scholars, who draw on sources ranging from the most current literature to the classics in nursing, education, and other fields.
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Editorial Reviews

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"this comprehensive textbook and practical guide explores in great detail the role of nurse educator...the text is broken up with examples, sub headings and excellent tavles and diagrams, with a clear outline of the key points."

Nursing Standards, August 2012

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Reviewer: Mary Allen Carey, PhD (University of Oklahoma College of Nursing)
Description: This is an update of a comprehensive faculty guide to the four major components of the educator role.
Purpose: The book covers the educator role components of teaching, curriculum, information technology, and evaluation of students and programs.
Audience: Students preparing for teaching in the field of nursing and professional nursing educators are the intended audience. The book has been recommended by the National League for Nursing as a resource for nurses preparing to take the Certified Nurse Educator Examination.
Features: The book is divided into five units: faculty and students; curriculum; teaching and learning; teaching, learning, and information resources; and evaluation. Each unit is well written by experts in the field in an organized narrative.
Assessment: This high quality book is a valuable addition to the libraries of the nursing educators.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781455705511
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 11/28/2011
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 592
  • Sales rank: 67,692
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

UNIT 1: FACULTY AND STUDENTS

1. Teaching in Nursing: The Faculty Role

2. The Diverse Learning Needs of Students

3. The Academic Performance of Students: Legal and Ethical Issues

4. Teaching Students with Disabilities

UNIT 2: CURRICULUM

5. Curriculum Development: An Overview

6. Forces and Issues Influencing Curriculum Development

7. Philosophical Foundations of the Curriculum

8. Curriculum Designs

9. Developing Curriculum: Frameworks, Outcomes, and Competencies

10. Developing Learner-Centered Courses NEW!

11. Selecting Learning Experiences to Achieve Curriculum Outcomes

12. Service Learning: Developing Values, Cultural Competence, and Social Responsibilities

UNIT 3: TEACHING AND LEARNING

13. From Teaching to Learning: Theoretical Foundations

14. Managing Student Incivility and Misconduct in the Learning Environment

15. Strategies to Promote Critical Thinking and Active Learning

16. Improving Teaching and Learning: Classroom Assessment Techniques

17. Multicultural Education in Nursing

18. Teaching in the Clinical Setting

UNIT 4: TEACHING, LEARNING, AND INFORMATION RESOURCES

19. The Learning Resource Center

20. Clinical Simulations: An Experiential, Student-Centered Pedagogical Approach

21. Creating Interactive Learning Environments Using Media and Digital Media

22. Teaching and Learning at a Distance

23. Teaching and Learning in Online Learning Communities

UNIT 5: EVALUATION

24. The Evaluation Process: An Overview

25. Strategies for Assessing/Evaluating Learning

26. Developing and Using Classroom Tests

27. Clinical Performance Evaluation

28. Educational Program Evaluation

29. Accreditation of Nursing Programs NEW!

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  • Posted February 20, 2010

    Very detailed

    This book contains a large amount of information. If you are a nurse educator, this is the book to have on your resource shelf.

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