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The Nurse Educators Guide to Assessing Learning Outcomes

The Nurse Educators Guide to Assessing Learning Outcomes Author Mcdonald
ISBN-10 9781284113365
Release 2017-07-28
Pages 428
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"Provides instructors with a comprehensive, in-depth guide to creating effective classroom exams. Nurse educators will learn how to craft reliable and valid assessment materials ranging from multiple-choice exams and true-false tests to matching exercises and essay responses. Hundred of sample test questions, as well as detailed scoring rubrics, serve as invaluable resources for educators preparing their students for successful careers in nursing. Additionally, the text delves into the pedagogy behind Bloom's taxonomy, how to gauge the difficulty level of questions, and how to revise questions to increase their cognitive challenge. This revised edition is an essential guide for developing questions that require students to think critically and features a chapter on NCLEX test question development"--



Nurse Educators Guide to Assessing Learning Outcomes

Nurse Educators Guide to Assessing Learning Outcomes Author CTI Reviews
ISBN-10 9781467289030
Release 2016-10-16
Pages 52
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Facts101 is your complete guide to Nurse Educators Guide to Assessing Learning Outcomes. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.



Nurse Educator s Guide to Best Teaching Practice

Nurse Educator s Guide to Best Teaching Practice Author Keeley C. Harmon
ISBN-10 9783319425399
Release 2016-09-21
Pages 140
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This book presents essential teaching skills and tools for nurse educators. It begins with a discussion of the trends in nursing education and the principles of teaching and learning. The book then explores topics such as classroom teaching, clinical experiences, teaching in the simulation laboratory, and online learning. Each chapter discusses the basics of teaching and learning in the specific environment, followed by scenarios that focus on the issues encountered by nursing faculty in these settings. The scenarios present the key issues under consideration, recommend actions that faculty members can institute to address the issues, and describe rationales and solutions based on best evidence. The book also includes specific tools designed to assist nurse educators in preparation for the teaching role, such as examples of course syllabi, program outcomes, clinical contracts, and action plans. Nurse Educator’s Guide to Best Teaching Practice is a valuable resource for novice and experienced educators in managing the challenges inherent in nursing education.



Systematic Assessment of Learning Outcomes

Systematic Assessment of Learning Outcomes Author Mary McDonald
ISBN-10 0763711748
Release 2002
Pages 268
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This book is designed to be the comprehensive reference which focuses on the development of the most commonly used type of classroom assessment: the multiple-choice exam.



Evaluation and Testing in Nursing Education

Evaluation and Testing in Nursing Education Author Marilyn H. Oermann, PhD, RN, FAAN, ANEF
ISBN-10 9780826195562
Release 2013-02-11
Pages 450
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Named a 2013 Doody's Essential Purchase! "This book should be required reading for all educators! It is necessary for educators to keep pace with the changing dynamics of learners and this book provides insights into how to achieve this goal."--Doody's Medical Reviews Praise for the Third Edition: ìWithout question, this book should be on every nurse educator's bookshelf.î --Nursing Education Perspectives The ìgold standardî for evaluation and testing in nursing education, this revision helps educators measure and evaluate the level of learning that their students have achieved and presents fundamental concepts of what constitutes reliable tools and rubrics for measuring studentsí classroom and clinical performance. It describes how to develop a test blueprint and to assemble, administer, write, and score all types of tests and test questions, and analyze tests and test performance for both classroom and clinical evaluation. It includes guidelines for preventing cheating, and for conducting productive posttest discussions. The book offers strategies for evaluating higher cognitive levels of learning and for evaluating written assignments with sample scoring rubrics. The book explores important social, ethical, and legal issues associated with testing and evaluation. The text meets NLN Certification Competency #3: Use Assessment & Evaluation Strategies (15% of CNE Test BluePrint). New to the Fourth edition: Expanded coverage of essential concepts in assessment, evaluation, and testing in nursing classroom and clinical education A new chapter on online testing, with and without an online teaching platform such as BlackBoard, standardized online testing packages, establishing valid online-based testing, and related issues Current research, references, and new examples Stronger focus on evaluating higher level cognitive functions Additional test preparation for NCLEX and other certification tests Development of test items that prepare students for licensure and certification exams, including discussion of innovative items being piloted for possible use on the NCLEX Expanded coverage on establishing rubrics for assessing written assignments New information on using simulation for ìHigh Stakes Testingî Online teaching guide that includes PowerPoint slides, sample core syllabus, and learner activities



Competency Based Nursing Education

Competency Based Nursing Education Author Dr. Marion Anema, Ph.D., RN
ISBN-10 0826105106
Release 2009-10-26
Pages 240
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The need for competency-based education (CBE) in nursing has been recognized for years. CBE provides a way to help ensure that learners are competent at the end of educational endeavors. This book is designed as a resource for nurse educators who are responsible for diverse education programs. Authors Anema and McCoy bring together all the elements of CBE, and provide a road map to develop, implement, and evaluate competency-based approaches to nursing education. The book provides valuable guidelines for developing organizational strategies, new care delivery approaches, and project planning tools. Guidance on performance assessment tools and data collection is also included. Key features: Explains why CBE is needed and how it can help improve current education programs Presents practical guidelines on how to transition to the CBE approach Provides helpful guidance on developing valid and reliable assessments Includes critical information on data collection and the use of data to verify achievement of outcomes Contains practice activities at the end of each chapter to simulate real-life situations



Accelerated Education in Nursing

Accelerated Education in Nursing Author Dr. Li-Fang Zhang, PhD
ISBN-10 9780826107640
Release 2011-12-20
Pages 272
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"As one of the first books examining the core issues of accelerated nursing education, this one offers valuable information on the challenges and successes of this educational model."--Doody's Medical Reviews "Accelerated degree programs provide evidence that creativity in nursing program design can facilitate learning experiences that assure competence in the profession while also taking advantage of the knowledge, skills, and experiences the learner brings to our profession. Lessons learned from accelerated nursing programs can be applied in all our programs and enrich the education of professional nursesÖ" Geraldine Polly Bednash, PhD, RN, FAAN CEO, AACN Over the last two decades, an unprecedented pool of nursing students-many with academic degrees and prior work experience-have entered accelerated programs. This is the first volume to examine core issues in accelerated nursing education, such as curriculum innovation, clinical immersion, recruitment and retention of students and faculty, and inter-professional education. It also addresses questions regarding: How accelerated nursing programs prepare graduates to meet changing health care needs Which curriculums and clinical models are best suited to accelerated education What teaching strategies and evidence-based practices ensure high quality results Key Features: Discusses enrollment and admission at the BSN and MSN levels Explores curriculum innovation, new teaching methods, and start-up programs Analyzes student retention and progression, with remediation strategies Presents faculty recruitment, retention, and development successes Addresses issues concerning second degree and second career students



Patient Education An Issue of Nursing Clinics E Book

Patient Education  An Issue of Nursing Clinics   E Book Author Stephen D. Krau
ISBN-10 9781455712038
Release 2011-08-22
Pages 144
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This issue of Nursing Clinics of North America will focus on Patient Education. Article topics will include legal, ethical and social issues in patient education, assessing patient learning styles, patient teaching and health outcomes, tools to measure patient teaching, designing patient education, and roles for patient educators.



Nurse Educator in Practice

Nurse Educator in Practice Author Salomé M. Meyer
ISBN-10 0702172995
Release 2008-03-03
Pages 216
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There is a great need for qualified nurse educators in South Africa to enhance the quality of the development of student nurses, and therefore to enhance the quality of nursing care. This book applies didactics in theoretical, as well as clinical nursing education, using examples to illustrate the text.



Teaching in Nursing

Teaching in Nursing Author Diane M. Billings
ISBN-10 9780323376358
Release 2015-10-31
Pages 576
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Set yourself up for success as a nurse educator with the award-winning Teaching in Nursing: A Guide for Faculty, 5th Edition. Recommended by the NLN for comprehensive CNE prep, this insightful text is the only one of its kind to cover all three components of teaching: instruction, curriculum, and evaluation. As it walks through the day-to-day challenges of teaching, readers will benefit from its expert guidance on key issues, such as curriculum and test development, diverse learning styles, the redesign of healthcare systems, and advancements in technology and information. This new edition contains all the helpful narrative that earned this title an AJN Book of the Year award, along with updated information on technology-empowered learning, the flipped classroom, interprofessional collaborative practice, and much more. Coverage of concept-based curricula includes strategies on how to approach and implement concept-based lessons. Extensive information on online education discusses the use of webinars and other practical guidance for effective online instruction. Evidence-based teaching boxes cover issues, such as: how to do evidence-based teaching; applications of evidence-based teaching; implications for faculty development, administration, and the institution; and how to use the open-ended application questions at the end of each chapter for faculty-guided discussion. Strategies to promote critical thinking and active learning are incorporated throughout the text, highlighting various evaluation techniques, lesson planning insights, and tips for developing examinations. Updated research and references address forward-thinking approaches to education and trends for the future. Guidance on teaching in diverse settings addresses topics such as the models of clinical teaching, teaching in interdisciplinary settings, how to evaluate students in the clinical setting, and how to adapt teaching for community-based practice. Strong focus on practical content — including extensive coverage of curriculum development — equips future educators to handle the daily challenges and opportunities of teaching. NEW! Chapter on Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice focuses on the collaboration of care across patient care providers, emphasizing clear communication and shared patient outcomes. NEW! Renamed unit on Curriculum as a Process better reflects the latest QSEN competencies and other leading national standards. NEW! Renamed unit on Technology-Empowered Learning covers the use of technology for learning — including non-traditional course formats, active learning, flipped classrooms, and more.



Partners in Learning

Partners in Learning Author Ian Welsh
ISBN-10 1857755553
Release 2002
Pages 183
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Contents: Beyond project 2000 - the changing face of nursing education; Teaching with confidence; Critical thinking; How are they doing? - assessing your students; Getting it right - the legal and professional aspects of assessment; An effective placement - creating a learning environment; Learning from experience - enabling students to benefit from reflection in partnership; Appendices.



Transformative Learning in Nursing

Transformative Learning in Nursing Author Arlene H. Morris, EdD, RN, CNE
ISBN-10 9780826108692
Release 2012-03-29
Pages 320
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Transformative Learning Theory offers a uniquely inclusive methodology across all levels of nursing education for educators and students focused on common nursing arenas and situations. This is the only book to present practical, innovative strategies for novice and experienced nurse educators to apply Transformative Learning Theory in various curricula, courses, and learning situations. Geared for adult and returning students, the text addresses common learning issues from both learner and teacher perspectives, enabling educators and students to apply Transformative Learning to evaluate their own authentic transformation throughout their careers. Key Features: Offers a uniquely inclusive theory and methodology "Transformative Learning Theory" across degree levels for educators and students Includes practical learning strategies and activities for a broad nursing curriculum Addresses the needs of novice nurse educators with clinical, but limited pedagogical, expertise and experienced nurse educators seeking new frameworks and techniques Provides direct application for classroom, online, or hybrid learning environments Covers all aspects of simulation Designed for graduate nursing education courses



Staff Educator s Guide to Professional Development Assessing and Enhancing Nurse Competency

Staff Educator   s Guide to Professional Development  Assessing and Enhancing Nurse Competency Author Alvin D. Jeffery
ISBN-10 9781940446264
Release 2015-09-15
Pages 224
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We all know how important it is to help professional nurses maintain and grow their competence in order to provide excellent care for the people they serve, but when busy nurse educators and development specialists are often just trying to “put out the next fire”, they need a concise, just-in-time aid to help make competency assessments and educational delivery programs successful for their nurses. From assessing and evaluating competency, to developing creative learning activities, to revising large educational programs, Staff Educator’s Guide to Nursing Competences book explores the nuts and bolts of nursing professional development practice (along with some theory) related to promoting competency. Whether you’re new to leading assessment and development programs or a seasoned nursing staff development specialist, this book will help you: Design, develop, and analyze professional development activities Implement professional development activities Evaluate and individual’s growth Evaluate an education program’s performance Understand ethical and legal consideration Use technology to enhance learning activities



Theory and Research for Academic Nurse Educators

Theory and Research for Academic Nurse Educators Author Rose Utley
ISBN-10 0763774138
Release 2010-08-15
Pages 408
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Theory and Research for Academic Nurse Educators: Application to Practice is an essential guide to nursing education theory, research and it's application in the classroom. Designed for the nurse educator, this comprehensive guide is focused around the National League for Nursing's eight core competencies for academic nurse educators. This textbook contains an overview of the academic nurse educator role, core competencies, strategies for applying theory and research-based knowledge to further professional development. This text is an ideal resource for nurses preparing for the Certified Nurse Educator Exam (CNE) and nursing education students.



Teaching in Nursing and Role of the Educator

Teaching in Nursing and Role of the Educator Author Rn Marilyn H Oermann Phd
ISBN-10 9780826195548
Release 2013-12-06
Pages 393
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This all-inclusive text on teaching in nursing is by one of the pre-eminent nurse educators in the United States: Dr. Marilyn Oermann. The only book to focus on the full academic role, it is designed to provide graduate-level nursing students with all of the competencies essential for effective teaching. This evidence-based text encompasses both theoretical and practical information and includes content on teaching and learning, assessment and evaluation, curriculum development, using technology, teaching in simulation, learning lab and online courses, models for clinical teaching, scholarship and evidence-based education, and other components of the educator role.



Teaching in Nursing

Teaching in Nursing Author Diane M. Billings
ISBN-10 9780323290548
Release 2015-12-01
Pages 576
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Prepare for success as a nurse educator. Recommended by the National League for Nursing for comprehensive Certified Nurse Educator preparation, this resource is the only book of its kind to cover all three components of teaching: instruction, curriculum, and evaluation. As it walks you through the day-to-day challenges of teaching, it provides guidance on such topics curriculum and test development, diverse learning styles, the redesign of healthcare systems, and advancements in technology and information. This new edition adds updated information reflecting the latest trends and advances in both education and nursing.--Adapted from back cover.



Interactive Group Learning

Interactive Group Learning Author Deborah L. Ulrich
ISBN-10 0826131050
Release 2005-04-26
Pages 153
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