Teaching In Nursing: A Guide for Faculty

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byDiane M. Billings, Diane M. Billings, Judith A. Halstead...EditorDiane M. Billings

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Teaching in Nursing, 4th Editionis the only nursing text to address all three components of education -- teaching, curriculum, and evaluation. Comprehensive guidelines help you meet the day-to-day challenges of teaching, including curriculum development, the diversity of student learning styles, and developing and using classroom tests. This edition has been updated with information on the latest trends in education including new information on the use of simulations to facilitate learning, the latest on competency-based and concept-focused curricula, developing learner-centered courses, and more. Edited by expert nursing educators Diane M. Billings and Judith A. Halstead,Teaching in Nursingis a past winner of theAJNBook of the Year award, and is an excellent resource for nurses preparing to take the Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) Exam.

    • The only nursing resource to cover teaching, curriculum, and evaluation of students-- the three essential components of nursing education.
      • Contributing authorsare nationally recognized scholars in their fields of expertise.
        • Models of teachingare used to demonstrate clinical teaching, teaching in interdisciplinary setting, how to evaluate students in the clinical setting, and how to adapt teaching for community-based practice.
          • Teaching strategiespromote critical thinking and active learning, including evaluation techniques, lesson planning, and constructing examinations.
            • Evidence-based teaching boxesexplain how to practice and apply evidence-based teaching, with implications for faculty development, administration, and the institution.
              • End-of-chapter summarieslet you draw conclusions based on the chapter content.
                • Open-ended application questionsat the end of each chapter are ideal for faculty-guided discussion and online education.
                  • Up-to-date researchlooks ahead to the needs of the future.
                    • UpdatedClinical Simulationschapterdescribes the most up-to-date simulation products and includes new information on using simulations to facilitate learning.
                    • NEW! Expanded information on using technologyto facilitate learning.
                    • An emphasis on curriculumincludes information on the newest competency-based and concept-focused curricula.
                    • NEWDeveloping Learner-Centered Courseschapterpresents new information on learner development and socialization.
                    • NEWAccreditation of Nursing Programschapterprovides an overview of how a program attains accreditation status, and explains the importance of having an accredited nursing program.
                    • A completely revised media chapterprovides new information about classroom response systems, using digital media, and handheld devices in the classroom.
                    • The evaluation section has been expandedto be inclusive of program evaluation related to accreditation process.
                    • Expanded information on developing and using classroom testsincludes specifics on writing effective multiple-choice questions and the importance of item discrimination.
                    • The latest distance learning informationdescribes the positives and negatives of video conferencing, webinars, and the latest approaches to engaging learners at a distance.
                    • Coverage of online teachingincludes examples of how to design a course using Web 2.0 tools.

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                    Teaching in Nursing, 4th Editionis the only nursing text to address all three components of education -- teaching, curriculum, and evaluation. Comprehensive guidelines help you meet the day-to-day challenges of teaching, including curriculum development, the diversity of student learning styles, and developing and using classroom tests...

                    Format:OtherDimensions:592 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:August 13, 2013Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

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                    ISBN - 10:0323260586

                    ISBN - 13:9780323260589

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                    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 CoursesNEW!

                    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 ProgramsNEW!