Mastering the Teaching Role: A Guide for the Nurse Educator

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-03-01
  • Publisher: DAVIS F A COMPANY

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Turn to this team of expert nurse educatorsfor down-to-earth, practical guidanceon the common concerns and problems faced by new teachers in the classroom. Whether you have questions about teachingand learning principles, the technical aspects of planning a course, managing a classroom, or evaluating learning, you'll find the answers here. You'll even findadvice on professional issues in the higher education setting and strategies for a successful career. Provides insights from seasoned, expert educators in the field. Uses a question and answer format tomake finding facts and guidance easy. Includes space for notes on what works best for you-right in the book. Offers selected key resources for further exploration in areas of particular interest. AJN Book of the Year2008

Table of Contents

Introductionp. xiv
In Memoriamp. xvii
Perspectives on Adults as Learnersp. 1
How Adults Learnp. 3
Traditional Nursing Studentsp. 19
RN-to-BSN Studentsp. 33
Second-Degree Master's Studentsp. 43
Intergenerational Perspectivesp. 65
Adults as Students: Special Considerationsp. 77
Teaching Adultsp. 87
Planning a Coursep. 89
Developing a Course Syllabusp. 97
Learner-Centered Teachingp. 105
The Power of the Classroom Climatep. 119
Managing the Modern Classroomp. 133
Developing and Revising Curriculump. 153
Beyond the Classroom: Considering Distance Education Approachesp. 163
Clinical Teachingp. 177
Strategic Relationships With Clinical Agenciesp. 179
Developing New Clinical Experiences for Studentsp. 191
Managing Logistics of Clinical Experiencesp. 201
Teaching in Clinical Settingsp. 209
Working With Clinical Preceptorsp. 219
Utilizing Clinical Simulationp. 233
Evaluating Students and Learningp. 253
Evaluating Teaching and Learningp. 255
The Importance of Objectivesp. 265
Developing Trustworthy Classroom Testsp. 275
Beyond Tests: Other Ways to Evaluate Learningp. 287
Clinical Evaluationp. 299
Resolving Grade Disputes With Studentsp. 315
Using Standardized Achievement Testsp. 327
Preparing Students for the NCLEX-RNp. 339
Recurrent Themes in Teaching Nursingp. 359
Facilitating Critical Thinking and Effective Reasoningp. 361
Teaching Evidence-Based Practicep. 385
Ethical Issues in Teaching Nursingp. 401
Legal Issues in Teaching Nursingp. 411
Encouraging Professional Awareness and Activismp. 423
Developing Students Into Leadersp. 435
Considering Emerging Curriculum Issuesp. 447
Flourishing in the Faculty Rolep. 461
Understanding the Nursing Faculty Shortagep. 463
Beginning in the Faculty Rolep. 477
Nursing Within the College/University Environmentp. 487
Perspectives of the Nursing Dean at a Small Liberal Arts Schoolp. 497
Perspectives of the Nursing Dean at an Academic Health Centerp. 505
Faculty Roles and Expectationsp. 515
Anticipating an Academic Careerp. 531
Indexp. 543
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