- 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.
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 Courses NEW!
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