Teaching Health Professionals Online: Frameworks and Strategies by Sherri MelroseTeaching Health Professionals Online: Frameworks and Strategies by Sherri Melrose

Teaching Health Professionals Online: Frameworks and Strategies

bySherri Melrose, Caroline Park, Beth Perry

Paperback | January 1, 2014

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Teaching Health Professionals Online: Frameworks andStrategies is a must-read for professionals in the health carefield who strive to deliver excellence in their online classes.Intended for a wide range of professionals, including nurses, socialworkers, occupational and radiation therapists, chiropractors,dietitians, and dental hygienists, this compendium of teachingstrategies will inspire both new and experienced instructors in thehealth professions. In addition to outlining creative, challengingactivities with step-by-step directions and explanations of why theywork, each chapter in the text situates practice within the context ofcontemporary educational theories such as instructional immediacy,invitational theory, constructivism, connectivism, transformativelearning, and quantum learning theory. Melrose, Park, and Perry alsoaddress other issues familiar to those who have taught online courses.How can a distance instructor build teacher-student relationships? Howdoes one transform the assumptions often held by students in the healthfields from the confines of the virtual classroom? Most importantly,how can the instructor support his or her students in their futurepursuits of knowledge and their development as competent professionals?By considering these and other concerns, this handbook aims to helpinstructors increase student success and satisfaction, which, theauthors hope, will ultimately produce the best possible patient care.
Sherri Melrose, Caroline Park, and Beth Perry teach in the Faculty of Health Disciplines at Athabasca University. Melrose has published widely on educating health professionals and is a winner of the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing Award for Excellence in Nursing Education. Park developed her first online nursing cour...
Title:Teaching Health Professionals Online: Frameworks and StrategiesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:174 pages, 8.52 × 5.55 × 0.4 inPublished:January 1, 2014Publisher:Athabasca University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1927356652

ISBN - 13:9781927356654