Understanding and Teaching the At Risk Adult Student

Author: Diane Mierzwik
Publisher: R&L Education
ISBN: 1475801661
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The book provides readers with an overview of the teaching challenges for this population of students, presents research on their unique challenges as learners, and provides teachers with evidence-based practices to enhance the success of this adult learner population.

Online and Distance Learning Concepts Methodologies Tools and Applications

Author: Tomei, Lawrence A.
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1599049368
Format: PDF, ePub
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"This comprehensive, six-volume collection addresses all aspects of online and distance learning, including information communication technologies applied to education, virtual classrooms, pedagogical systems, Web-based learning, library information systems, virtual universities, and more. It enables libraries to provide a foundational reference to meet the information needs of researchers, educators, practitioners, administrators, and other stakeholders in online and distance learning"--Provided by publisher.

Teaching in Nursing E Book

Author: Diane M. Billings
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323260586
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Teaching in Nursing, 4th Edition is 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 Nursing is a past winner of the AJN Book 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 authors are nationally recognized scholars in their fields of expertise. Models of teaching are 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 strategies promote critical thinking and active learning, including evaluation techniques, lesson planning, and constructing examinations. Evidence-based teaching boxes explain how to practice and apply evidence-based teaching, with implications for faculty development, administration, and the institution. End-of-chapter summaries let you draw conclusions based on the chapter content. Open-ended application questions at the end of each chapter are ideal for faculty-guided discussion and online education. Up-to-date research looks ahead to the needs of the future.

Nursing Student Retention

Author: Marianne R. Jeffreys, EdD, RN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826109500
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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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

Basic Training for Trainers

Author: Cat Sharpe
Publisher: American Society for Training and Development
ISBN: 9781562861629
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Do you need to know or pass along the most basic elements of training practice NOW? This is the Infoline for you. The issue explores essential knowledge areas including: the basics of adult learning theory, how to recognize and use various training styles and methods, and how present and facilitate effectively. In addition, you will find useful sidebars on identifying key trainer competencies, the basics of instructional design, and helpful tips for dealing with difficult participants.

Teacher Retention

Author: India Podsen
Publisher: Eye On Education
ISBN: 9781930556362
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This book is for you if you are: - challenged by the number of teacher vacancies at the start of your school year - finding that your most promising teachers are resigning before they complete their first few years on the job - no longer willing to accept that your veteran teachers are just marking time until their retirement Best-selling author India Podsen shows you how to - uncover and analyze retention risks at your school - implement induction programs to help novices master the realities of full-time teaching - engage your experienced teachers in the retention process - apply the Professional Educator Career Framework, consisting of Four Career Stages: - teacher inductee - teacher specialist - teacher leader - teacher steward This book provides school leaders with practical suggestions and easy-to-use tools such as: - checklists and action plans - sample meeting programs and agendas - evaluation templates - benchmarks and standards all designed to help you deal successfully with teacher shortages and related problems.