Flipping the classroom is a valid and important model that can help streamline and energize class time, turning it into a more active and beneficial experience for both students and educators. By motivating students to arrive prepared, time spent in class is free to be used for application and analysis, creating meaningful interactions that more effectively prepare students for real-world practice.
Combining the reality of content overload with the fact that today's learners are expecting variety and engagement, leads to a call for change. Nurse Tim discusses the challenges that are prompting academia to rethink the way post-secondary education is developed and delivered.
Barbara Yoost and Lynne Crawford, the authors of Fundamentals of Nursing, share 25 tips from their experience that can help you transform your teaching in today’s classroom.
Fundamentals of Nursing authors Barbara L. Yoost, MSN, RN, CNS, CNE, ANEF and Lynne R. Crawford, MSN, RN, MBA, CNE share ten ideas for infusing active learning into your classroom lessons.
When her nursing students scored below the desired level on their first exam and struggled to identify critical content from assigned readings and in-class work, Barbara Yoost decided she needed to change things up. Read how she abandoned her previous lecture-driven model and tried out a more student-centered approach.
Are you looking for a simple activity to use in your classroom to make it more active? Dr. Tim Bristol shares the importance of the flipped classroom as a foundation of a curriculum.
The goal of all nursing and health professions education is to prepare students to be safe and effective clinicians. Dr. Susan Sportsman discusses that despite students' desire for faculty to simply "tell them what is on the test," the research related to effective learning is clear: Student engagement improves student learning outcomes.
We live in the age of instability, which escalates change across many environments. The potential for change raises a variety of responses. Dr. Susan Sportsman discusses how faculty must think of change in a different way
The Importance of Flipping the Classroom and Student-Centered Classrooms in a Concept-Based Curriculum
Teaching conceptually, or in a concept-based curriculum focuses on several key principles. Many of these principles relate to student-centered classrooms, engaging activities in the classroom, and spending valuable class time helping students with higher-level learning. Elsevier Digital Product Educator Tammy Pleasant explains how these activities teaches students to think like nurses.