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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.

  • Nationally recognized contributing authors share their expertise to bring you the best and most comprehensive information available.
  • Presents innovative models of clinical teaching that show you how to effectively teach in an interdisciplinary setting, how to evaluate students in the clinical setting, and how to adapt your teaching for community-based practice.li>
  • Strategies to promote critical thinking and active learning, including evaluation techniques, lesson planning, and constructing examinations, help you ensure students can apply and synthesize nursing content to make clinical decisions.li>
  • Web links with numerous resources related to each chapter topic, available through the Evolve website, provide even more learning opportunities.
  • Managing the Learning Environment chapter addresses classroom management and control, motivating and engaging students, and handling disruptive or problem students.
  • Multicultural Education chapter provides strategies for effectively teaching and communicating with a culturally diverse student population.
  • An entire chapter on simulations presents the development, implementation, and evaluation of simulations so you can successfully integrate this teaching method into your course.
  • Reflecting on the Evidence feature at the end of each chapter provides questions that are perfect for classroom and online discussion.
Unit I: 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 II: 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. Selecting Learning Experiences to Achieve Curriculum Outcomes

11. Service Learning: Developing Values and Social Responsibility

Unit III: Teaching and Learning

12. From Teaching to Learning: Theoretical Foundations

13. Managing the Learning Environment: Proactively Responding to Student Misconduct

14. Strategies to Promote Critical Thinking and Active Learning

15. Improving Teaching and Learning: Classroom Assessment Techniques

16. Multicultural Teaching

17. Teaching in the Clinical Setting

Unit IV: Teaching, Learning, and Information Resources

18. The Learning Resource Center

19. Designing, Implementing, and Evaluating Simulations in Nursing Education

20. Using Media, Multimedia, and Technology-Rich Learning Environments

21. Teaching and Learning at a Distance

22. Teaching and Learning in Online Learning Communities

Unit V: Evaluation

23. The Evaluation Process: An Overview

24. Strategies for Assessing and Evaluating Learning Outcomes

25. Developing and Using Classroom Tests

26. Clinical Performance Evaluation

27. Educational Program Evaluation
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
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