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Teaching Strategies for Nurse Educators, 3e , prepares graduate nursing students to be nurse educators in settings of staff development, patient education, or academia—covering commonalities of teaching that pertain to all three. Based on a strong foundation in educational theory and practical teaching strategies, constructive information and cutting-edge content emphasize the theories and strategies most likely to be used in the field of nursing and health education. References to the most current evidence-based research on effective teaching practices are imbedded throughout the text. This book guides the nurse educator through the entire teaching process, from planning learning to conducting classes, applying traditional teaching methods and innovative technology, both in the classroom and within the context of distance learning platforms. After studying this text, the new (or renewed) nurse educator will be able to teach with a sound understanding of basic learning theory and an excitement about the many approaches she or he can use to achieve desired learning outcomes.
Teaching and Learning Experience
This book offers a current look at teaching strategies for educators in the nursing and health fields. It provides:
- Overview of teaching and learning processes: Focuses on understanding the learning process and the many variables that affect learning
- Teaching strategies: Covers advantages and disadvantages, purposes and uses of the methods, and research on the strategies that are discussed
- Superior pedagogical features: Gives students the tools to master key concepts faster and more effectively
Table of Contents
PART I Teaching and Learning
Chapter 1 Good Teaching
Chapter 2 Learning Theory
Chapter 3 Teaching to Diversity
Chapter 4 Planning and Conducting Classes
PART II Teaching Strategies
Chapter 5 Traditional Teaching Strategies
Chapter 6 Activity-Based Teaching Strategies
Chapter 7 Computer-mediated Teaching and Learning
Chapter 8 Distance Education
Chapter 9 Teaching Psychomotor Skills
Chapter 10 Promoting and Assessing Critical Thinking
Chapter 11 Clinical Teaching
Chapter 12 Assessing and Evaluating Learning
PART III The Professional Educator
Chapter 13 Becoming a Faculty Member