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Table of Contents
|In Memoriam||p. xvii|
|Perspectives on Adults as Learners||p. 1|
|How Adults Learn||p. 3|
|Traditional Nursing Students||p. 19|
|RN-to-BSN Students||p. 33|
|Second-Degree Master's Students||p. 43|
|Intergenerational Perspectives||p. 65|
|Adults as Students: Special Considerations||p. 77|
|Teaching Adults||p. 87|
|Planning a Course||p. 89|
|Developing a Course Syllabus||p. 97|
|Learner-Centered Teaching||p. 105|
|The Power of the Classroom Climate||p. 119|
|Managing the Modern Classroom||p. 133|
|Developing and Revising Curriculum||p. 153|
|Beyond the Classroom: Considering Distance Education Approaches||p. 163|
|Clinical Teaching||p. 177|
|Strategic Relationships With Clinical Agencies||p. 179|
|Developing New Clinical Experiences for Students||p. 191|
|Managing Logistics of Clinical Experiences||p. 201|
|Teaching in Clinical Settings||p. 209|
|Working With Clinical Preceptors||p. 219|
|Utilizing Clinical Simulation||p. 233|
|Evaluating Students and Learning||p. 253|
|Evaluating Teaching and Learning||p. 255|
|The Importance of Objectives||p. 265|
|Developing Trustworthy Classroom Tests||p. 275|
|Beyond Tests: Other Ways to Evaluate Learning||p. 287|
|Clinical Evaluation||p. 299|
|Resolving Grade Disputes With Students||p. 315|
|Using Standardized Achievement Tests||p. 327|
|Preparing Students for the NCLEX-RN||p. 339|
|Recurrent Themes in Teaching Nursing||p. 359|
|Facilitating Critical Thinking and Effective Reasoning||p. 361|
|Teaching Evidence-Based Practice||p. 385|
|Ethical Issues in Teaching Nursing||p. 401|
|Legal Issues in Teaching Nursing||p. 411|
|Encouraging Professional Awareness and Activism||p. 423|
|Developing Students Into Leaders||p. 435|
|Considering Emerging Curriculum Issues||p. 447|
|Flourishing in the Faculty Role||p. 461|
|Understanding the Nursing Faculty Shortage||p. 463|
|Beginning in the Faculty Role||p. 477|
|Nursing Within the College/University Environment||p. 487|
|Perspectives of the Nursing Dean at a Small Liberal Arts School||p. 497|
|Perspectives of the Nursing Dean at an Academic Health Center||p. 505|
|Faculty Roles and Expectations||p. 515|
|Anticipating an Academic Career||p. 531|
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