Teaching in Nursing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 4th Edition
New to This Edition
- Updated Clinical Simulations chapter describes the most up-to-date simulation products and includes new information on using simulations to facilitate learning.
- NEW! Expanded information on using technology to facilitate learning.
- An emphasis on curriculum includes information on the newest competency-based and concept-focused curricula.
- NEW Developing Learner-Centered Courses chapter presents new information on learner development and socialization.
- NEW Accreditation of Nursing Programs chapter provides an overview of how a program attains accreditation status, and explains the importance of having an accredited nursing program.
- A completely revised media chapter provides new information about classroom response systems, using digital media, and handheld devices in the classroom.
- The evaluation section has been expanded to be inclusive of program evaluation related to accreditation process.
- Expanded information on developing and using classroom tests includes specifics on writing effective multiple-choice questions and the importance of item discrimination.
- The latest distance learning information describes the positives and negatives of video conferencing, webinars, and the latest approaches to engaging learners at a distance.
- Coverage of online teaching includes examples of how to design a course using Web 2.0 tools.
- 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.
By Diane M. Billings, EdD, RN, FAAN, Chancellor's Professor Emeritus, Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis, IN and Judith A. Halstead, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN, Professor and Executive Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis, IN