Developing Online Learning Environments Second Edition

Author: Dr. Angela Carmella Smith, PhD
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826117335
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Online education in nursing is an exciting, rapidly changing field. Keeping pace with these changes, this new edition includes everything an educator needs to know about developing an online learning environment. The book provides practical guidelines on using the Web to teach student nurses, train or retrain nurses, and certify competencies and skills. This updated edition also includes cutting-edge research on clinical education and training, consumer education, and blended learning, which integrates classroom and online teaching methods. Also included are current online resources, links, and references. Key Features: Provides guidelines on translating courses from the classroom to the online environment Includes three new chapters on Web-based learning theories and teaching with technology Guides instructors on how to build a community in an online environment Includes practical guidelines for student assessment and evaluation in online education As the most comprehensive and thorough guidebook on online nursing education, this book is an essential resource for nursing instructors looking to expand their knowledge of the Web, technology, and the online nursing environment."

Teaching in Nursing and Role of the Educator Second Edition

Author: Marilyn H. Oermann, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826140149
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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With essential, updated content for novice and experienced nurse educators This evidence-based text delivers the full scope of knowledge necessary for novice and experienced faculty to become competent teachers in nursing. The only book to focus on the full academic role, it encompasses all of the key concepts required for effective teaching, curriculum development, evaluation and testing, becoming a scholar in nursing education, and much more. The second edition is updated throughout and includes four new chapters on Understanding the Learner, Interprofessional Education, Curriculum Models, and Global Nursing Education. It offers new content on role of the nurse educator, learning theories, active learning, flipped class/team-based learning, teaching strategies, teaching in an online nursing course, using new technologies and simulation, clinical teaching and evaluation, test construction, scholarship of teaching, and more. Chapters begin with objectives and conclude with a content summary. Each chapter integrates research and evidence into the text and includes specific examples of the methods and strategies presented, and 'How-to Tips’ for readers. Also available with the book is an online course with sample course syllabus, modules for each chapter, learner activities, discussion forum questions, and Power Point slides. New to the Second Edition: Four new chapters: Understanding the Learner, Interprofessional Education, Curriculum Models, and Global Nursing Education Learning concepts important in teaching Active learning strategies, flipped class/team-based learning Teaching in online nursing courses and programs New technologies and what’s new in simulation Innovative models of clinical teaching Assessment, evaluation, and test construction Curriculum development and evaluation Scholarship of teaching and becoming a scholar in nursing education Developing partnerships with clinical settings New ancillary with complete online course of 20 modules Key Features: Encompasses current, evidence-based information about the complete academic role—the only text of its kind Delivers key concepts required for effective teaching, curriculum development, evaluation and testing, scholarship, and more Prepares graduate nursing students and nurses transitioning into educator role with essential knowledge and competencies Includes both theoretical and practical information Provides specific examples of content and "how to" tips

Teaching Cultural Competence in Nursing and Health Care Second Edition

Author: Dr. Marianne R Jeffreys, EdD, RN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826117880
Format: PDF
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"This book will help educators understand the multidemensional process of cultural competence, and the vignettes it provides will be useful to anyone who teaches cultural competence."--Nursing Education Perspectives In our multicultural society, nurses and health care providers, educators and administrators, professional association leaders, and researchers must work toward achieving cultural competency. This new edition, along with the digital Cultural Competence Education Resource Toolkit, offers a unique and effective guide to do just that. Newly updated and revised, this book presents ready-to-use materials for planning, implementing, and evaluating cultural competence strategies and programs. Users will learn to identify the needs of diverse constituents, evaluate outcomes, prevent multicultural-related workplace conflict, and much more. Complete with vignettes, case exemplars, illustrations, and assessment tools, this book is required reading for those working in academic settings, health care institutions, employee education, and nursing and health care organizations and associations. Key Features: Offers a wide selection of educational activities and techniques for diverse learners Presents guidelines for helping educators, students, and professionals to maximize strengths, minimize weaknesses, and facilitate success Describes toolkit questionnaires for measuring and evaluating cultural learning and performance Provides guidelines for employee orientation programs to achieve cultural competence in the workplace The Digital Cultural Competence Education Resource Toolkit: The Toolkit consists of three sets of tools and a total of 21 distinct tools. The three sets of tools are: Resources for Academic Settings; Resources for Health Care Institutions; and Resources for Professional Associations. Taken together, the tools provide a comprehensive set of materials for planning, implementing, and evaluating cultural competence education strategies and programs. These tools may be used alone or in conjunction with other tools and will be of use to a broad range of readers at all levels: nurses, educators, administrators, association leaders, managers, researchers, students, and other health care providers. The tools and this book will enable you to achieve optimal cultural competence.

Nursing Student Retention

Author: Marianne R. Jeffreys, EdD, RN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826109500
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This is the only book to offer an evidence-based model for retaining students and ensuring success across the nursing education spectrum. It is designed to assist faculty in creating, implementing, and evaluating student retention and academic success strategies. This model, Nursing Undergraduate Retention and Success (NURS), can be used effectively with all kinds of nursing programs, both traditional and nontraditional, including diploma, ADN, RN-BS, and accelerated BS. The book features the Nursing Student Retention Toolkit, an easy-to-use digital toolkit for assessment and planning that is thoroughly cross-referenced and integrated into the text. Together, these complementary resources offer a wide selection of educational activities and support strategies for diverse learners and settings. The text provides guidelines for maximizing educational strengths, identifying and assessing at-risk students, facilitating student retention, and revitalizing teaching methods. It examines the multidimensional factors that must be considered, including cultural values and beliefs, and describes proven strategies for promoting retention and academic success such as faculty advisement, promoting professional events and membership, peer partnerships, and enrichment programs. Nursing Student Retention, with its breadth of information and one-of-a-kind digital toolkit, will be of great value to nurse educators, administrators, and graduate students. This new edition features: An easy-to-use format that includes the Nursing Student Retention Toolkit,a digital adjunct containing assessment tools, and templates for designing, implementing, and evaluating retention strategies Chapters updated to provide a wealth of new information and evidence-based strategies Real-life scenarios featuring diverse learners and settings Vignettes to synthesize and demonstrate application of learning

Teaching in Nursing and Role of the Educator

Author: Marilyn H. Oermann, PhD, RN, FAAN, ANEF
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 082619561X
Format: PDF
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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. Each chapter begins with goals and concludes with a content summary. Relevant research is cited to provide evidence for the concepts presented.. Chapters include practical examples of the methods and strategies presented and ìhow toî tips for readers. The book features an on-line teaching guide that includes PowerPoint slides, Case Examples, a Sample Course Syllabus, and Online Course Materials including chapters summaries, learner activities, discussion questions, and selected assessment strategies. In addition to her renown as a highly respected educator, Dr. Oermann has authored 14 books including Evaluation and Testing in Nursing and Education, Third Edition, Springer Publishing, 2013. Key Features: Covers, in just one text, the complete span of theoretical and practical knowledge essential for effective teaching in nursing Written by renowned nurse-educators and authors Integrates relevant research and practical examples in each chapter Addresses the main test blueprint for CNE Certification Exam Strong focus on technology in teaching by experts in their fields, including chapters on: Integrating Technology in Education Clinical Simulations Teaching in Online Learning Environments Instructor resource includes: Course Syllabus, PowerPoint prsentations for each chapter, Online Course with 16 modules with summaries, learning activities, discussion questions, online resources, selected case studies, and assessment strategies

Teaching in Nursing and Role of the Educator

Author: Rn Marilyn H Oermann Phd
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826195547
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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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.

Distance Education in Nursing

Author: Karen H. Frith, PhD, RN, NEA-BC
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826109462
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A Doodyís Core Title! ì[This book] addresses issues that cut across a wide range of best practices and the effect of technology on learning. [It includes] sound principles, new and creative ideas, [and] many implications for future research. What can and cannot be taught online? How are faculty best assisted in learning a new role? Who are the students in this geographically and culturally diverse learning community?... I know that you will enjoy this book because it combines current practices and research with building a foundation of knowledge that takes us into the future.î Jeanne M. Novotny, PhD, RN, FAAN Dean, School of Nursing Fairfield University This award-winning text, now in its third edition, integrates new digital teaching strategies with current distance education practices. Extensive revisions, seven new chapters, and an innovative format facilitate the planning, design, implementation, and evaluation of distance curriculum in undergraduate and graduate programs. New content promotes mobile computing in distance education, faculty preparation, quality improvement, learning in context, clinical reasoning, ethical comportment, and writing skills, and addresses the challenges of accreditation for distance programs. The text helps teachers assess their teaching strategies and try new methods in selected courses to enhance outcomes. Practical hints and key points focus on supporting learner success, using learning objects, and more.. Special features include an author-hosted blog and website to enhance and extend learning. The text is designed for RN-BSN, MSN, PhD, and DNP levels and will also be beneficial for health care organizations that provide online continuing education. This New Edition: Integrates new, contextually based teaching modalities with current distance education practices Includes seven new chapters with learning objectives, benchmarking, and mobile computing (with Web 2.0 tools) possibilities Provides specific suggestions for overcoming barriers to online classes and other paradigm shifts Features teaching approaches, course and program design, and case examples Offers an author-managed blog and website , updated continually