Mastering Concept-Based Teaching - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780323554602, 9780323570824

Mastering Concept-Based Teaching

2nd Edition

A Guide for Nurse Educators

Authors: Jean Giddens Linda Caputi Beth Rodgers
eBook ISBN: 9780323570824
eBook ISBN: 9780323570831
Paperback ISBN: 9780323554602
eBook ISBN: 9780323570817
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 2nd February 2019
Page Count: 176

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Get all the strategies and guidance you need successfully implement conceptual learning with Mastering Concept-Based Teaching, 2nd Edition. Written specifically for nursing faculty, renowned educators Dr. Jean Foret Giddens, Dr. Linda Caputi, and Dr. Beth Rodgers walk you through the background and benefits of using a concept-based learning approach; how to plan, develop, and deliver an effective concept-based course; and how to improve and evaluate student learning with concepts. This new second edition also features two new chapters — one on how to conduct concept-based clinical experiences and another chapter on the future of concept-based interprofessional learning. You’ll also find updated content, more of the highly helpful Misconceptions and Clarifications boxes, and a more streamlined design with added color and larger type. So whether you’re teaching in an LPN, ADN, BSN, or MSN program, this insightful book is here to ensure a smooth execution concept-based teaching.

Key Features

  • Framework for developing a concept-based curriculum provides guidance throughout the general steps associated with developing a CBC.
  • Strong foundation in how to teach within a concept-based curriculum dives into the nature of concepts, their function in the process of learning, and the importance of being consistent in the selection and implementation of concepts.
  • Balanced teaching strategies illustrate ways to enhance the conceptual approach through engaging learning activities and an open environment.
  • Success evaluation criteria explains the importance of analyzing evaluation data to determine the effectiveness of a new curriculum on meeting program learning outcomes.

Table of Contents

  1. The Conceptual Approach: Background and Benefits
    2. Concepts in the Discipline of Nursing
    3. Developing Concepts for Concept-Based Teaching
    4. Developing a Concept-Based Curriculum
    5. Conceptual Learning
    6. Conceptual Teaching Strategies for the Classroom Setting
    7. Conceptual Teaching Strategies for Clinical Settings
    8. Evaluation of Student Learning and Program Evaluation
    9. Advancing the Conceptual Approach in Nursing Through Evidence, Professional Development, and Interprofessional Education
    Appendix A: Clinical Activities Focusing on Concepts
    Appendix B: Preparing a Concept for Concept-Based Teachings: Explanation and Template


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About the Authors

Jean Giddens

Affiliations and Expertise

Dean and Professor, Doris B. Yingling Endowed Chair, School of Nursing, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia

Linda Caputi

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Emerita, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, Illinois President, Linda Caputi, Inc.

Beth Rodgers

Affiliations and Expertise

Nursing Alumni Endowed Professor and Chair, Department of Adult Health and Nursing Systems, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia