Evaluation and Testing in Nursing Education

Evaluation and Testing in Nursing Education Author Marilyn H. Oermann
ISBN-10 9780826195555
Release 2013-02-11
Pages 434
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Without question, this book should be on every nurse educator's bookshelf. --Nursing Education Perspectives STET, STETThe gold standard for evaluation and testing in nursing education, this revision helps educators measure and evaluate the level of learning that their students have achieved and presents fundamental concepts of what constitutes reliable tools and rubrics for measuring students' classroom and clinical performance. It describes how to develop a test blueprint and to assemble, administer, write, and score all types of tests and test questions, and analyze tests and test pe



Evaluation and Testing in Nursing Education Fifth Edition

Evaluation and Testing in Nursing Education  Fifth Edition Author Marilyn H. Oermann, PhD, RN, FAAN, ANEF
ISBN-10 9780826194893
Release 2016-11-07
Pages 416
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Considered the "gold standard" for evaluation and testing in nursing education, this fifth edition of the classic text helps educators to assess the level of learning achieved in the classroom, in clinical settings, and online with expanded coverage of essential concepts in assessment, evaluation, and testing in a wider variety of learning environments. It presents new content on evaluation in online programs and testing and features a new chapter on using simulation for assessment and high-stakes evaluations. Also included is updated information on clinical evaluation and program evaluation along with current research featuring new examples and tools. The fifth edition expands content on standardized tests, including how to write test items for licensure and certification exam prep, and provides new information on developing rubrics for assessing written assignments. The fifth edition is distinguished from other texts by its focus on developing a framework that integrates all types of evaluation in a nursing program. It addresses how to develop a test blueprint and assemble, administer, write, and analyze tests. It provides rubrics for scoring tests and written assignments along with examples. Its guidelines for preventing cheating and conducting productive post-test discussions are especially helpful to educators. Additionally, the book explores important social, ethical, and legal issues associated with testing and evaluation. It meets National League for Nursing's Certification Competency #3: Use Assessment and Evaluation Strategies. NEW TO THE FIFTH EDITION: Expanded coverage of essential concepts in assessment, evaluation, and testing in classroom and clinical education A new chapter on using simulation for assessment and high-stakes evaluation New information on evaluation in online courses, programs, and testing Expanded content on clinical evaluation and program evaluation Current research and new examples and tools How to write test items that prepare students for licensure and certification exams Expanded coverage on developing rubrics for assessing written assignments KEY FEATURES: Describes how to develop a test blueprint and assemble, administer, write, and analyze tests Provides sample grading rubrics Demonstrates strategies for evaluating higher levels of learning Explains how to evaluate written assignments with sample scoring rubrics Includes an Instructor’s Manual with sample syllabus, PowerPoint slides, and an online course with 17 modules, each with student learning activities, discussion questions, and online resources



Teaching in Nursing and Role of the Educator

Teaching in Nursing and Role of the Educator Author Marilyn H. Oermann, PhD, RN, FAAN, ANEF
ISBN-10 9780826195616
Release 2013-12-06
Pages 392
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This all-inclusive text on teaching in nursing is by one of the pre-eminent nurse educators in the United States: Dr. Marilyn Oermann. The only book to focus on the full academic role, it is designed to provide graduate-level nursing students with all of the competencies essential for effective teaching. This evidence-based text encompasses both theoretical and practical information and includes content on teaching and learning, assessment and evaluation, curriculum development, using technology , teaching in simulation, learning lab and online courses, models for clinical teaching, scholarship and evidence-based education, and other components of the educator role. Each chapter begins with goals and concludes with a content summary. Relevant research is cited to provide evidence for the concepts presented.. Chapters include practical examples of the methods and strategies presented and ìhow toî tips for readers. The book features an on-line teaching guide that includes PowerPoint slides, Case Examples, a Sample Course Syllabus, and Online Course Materials including chapters summaries, learner activities, discussion questions, and selected assessment strategies. In addition to her renown as a highly respected educator, Dr. Oermann has authored 14 books including Evaluation and Testing in Nursing and Education, Third Edition, Springer Publishing, 2013. Key Features: Covers, in just one text, the complete span of theoretical and practical knowledge essential for effective teaching in nursing Written by renowned nurse-educators and authors Integrates relevant research and practical examples in each chapter Addresses the main test blueprint for CNE Certification Exam Strong focus on technology in teaching by experts in their fields, including chapters on: Integrating Technology in Education Clinical Simulations Teaching in Online Learning Environments Instructor resource includes: Course Syllabus, PowerPoint prsentations for each chapter, Online Course with 16 modules with summaries, learning activities, discussion questions, online resources, selected case studies, and assessment strategies



Evaluation Beyond Exams in Nursing Education

Evaluation Beyond Exams in Nursing Education Author Robin Donohoe Dennison, DNP, APRN, CCNS, CEN, CNE
ISBN-10 9780826127099
Release 2014-07-29
Pages 240
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Helps educators to design assignments and rigorous rubrics that truly measure student learning objectives The ability of students to pass an examination does not necessarily reflect or guarantee their ability to apply knowledge in practice, nor are traditional exams a sufficient means to evaluate all learning objectives. Written for both new and seasoned nurse educators, this book is unique in its provision of rigorous rubrics that fully take into account learning objectives and the teachingñlearning process, and promote objective grading. It examines a variety of time-tested, alternative evaluation methods, discusses how to design them, and includes best practices for using them. The book provides an overview of how evaluation and rubrics play an integral part within the larger nursing education teachingñlearning process. It helps educators clearly define learning objectives and desired outcomes, and how to evaluate them. The book describes how to formulate a variety of teaching strategies, design effective assignments, and examine in detail specific evaluation methods including best practices for their use and exemplar analytic scoring rubrics. Also available are detailed, modifiable grading rubric templates for each assignment presented. Evaluation methods covered include papers, presentations, participation, discussion boards, concept maps, case studies, reflective journals, and portfolios. The book will assist both new and seasoned nurse educators in their quest to graduate competent, safe nurses at all levels of nursing education. Key Features: Provides rigorous, modifiable rubrics for learning objective grading Includes time-tested alternative evaluation methods Describes best practices for designing a variety of teachingñlearning evaluation tools Includes guidelines for writing clear assignment descriptions Discusses papers, presentations, concept maps, case studies, portfolios, and more



Developing Online Learning Environments in Nursing Education Third Edition

Developing Online Learning Environments in Nursing Education  Third Edition Author Dr. Angela Carmella Smith, PhD
ISBN-10 9780826199140
Release 2013-07-28
Pages 240
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This third edition of the best-selling nurse educator’s handbook on using online teaching tools and assessing their results keeps pace with the rapid-fire progression in digital learning that has occurred since the second edition was published in 2008. Completely revised and updated, this edition presents several new interactive digital tools and current guidelines in translating courses from the classroom to the online environment. It provides new content on Web-based learning theories and how to optimally teach students using the latest technology. Additionally, this edition offers new information on staff development and a new chapter on the role of staff development educator, guides instructors on how to build an on-line community, and includes practical, proven measures for student assessment and evaluation in online education. Using a step-by-step approach, the book discusses the basics of online learning, its infrastructure, and its technical support needs. Current evidenced-based research examines teacher-student interactions, course management, web-based resources, and best-practices. The text also includes an overview of free and for-purchase technologies and describes how to choose those technologies that meet the needs of a particular teaching situation. The book is completely interactive, containing web-based tools to enhance methods and concepts. Chapters also include interactive case studies, tutorials, and exercises to enhance learning and test learning styles. This text will not only provide optimal guidance for using the Web to teach students and professional nurses skills they need to embrace best practices and achieve optimal outcomes, it will also instill in them the habits of lifelong learning. New to the third edition: Includes new web-based interactive features to promote online learning and skills Features new chapter on the nurse in staff development Provides current guidelines on translating courses from the classroom to the online environment Presents new content on Web-based learning theories and teaching with technology Includes practical measures for student assessment and evaluation in online education backed by research and consensus



Best Practices in Nursing Education

Best Practices in Nursing Education Author Joyce J. Fitzpatrick, PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN
ISBN-10 0826132367
Release 2005-09-07
Pages 232
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Who better to learn from about teaching than teachers themselves? Written by teachers and about teachers, this book is for graduate students in nursing education as well as mid-career nurse educators. This volume features narratives based on interviews with twenty-one distinguished teachers of nursing. Selected by the editors based on personal experiences with them as teachers or mentors, their current stature in the nursing education community, or because they are recipients of national teaching awards, these teachers provide multiple role models for career development and offer a plethora of wisdom, including: Deciding on a career in teaching nursing Preparing and mentoring in teaching Maintaining excellence Comfortable times as a teacher Embarrassing teaching moments Most and least rewarding times Significant challenges Advice for new teachers Building collegial relationships Continuous self-development Scholarly development Balancing professional and personal life



Communication and Nursing Education

Communication and Nursing Education Author Anurag Bhai Patidar
ISBN-10 9789332500266
Release
Pages 384
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Based on the latest syllabus of the Indian Nursing Council, Communication and Nursing Education is written primarily for students pursuing B.Sc. in nursing. It covers a wide range of topics such as curriculum development, classroom management, teaching-learning process and evaluation methods for didactic and clinical settings. While there is an entire chapter devoted to the in-service education, issues like interpersonal relationships, human relationships and communication are also comprehensively discussed. The text is supplemented with the most up-to-date teaching and learning techniques and includes a large number of examples and flow charts to facilitate an easy understanding of the key concepts.



The Nurse Educators Guide to Assessing Learning Outcomes

The Nurse Educators Guide to Assessing Learning Outcomes Author Mary E. McDonald
ISBN-10 9781284113365
Release 2017-07-28
Pages 320
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The Nurse Educator's Guide to Assessing Learning Outcomes, Fourth Edition is a widely-used resource for both faculty and nursing education students that covers the assessment of critical thinking, the development of learning objectives, and the creation of tests, including detailed tips for writing many kinds of individual test items. The book also covers the analysis of test reliability. Examples of effective and ineffective test items are included throughout to help faculty and nurse educators deepen their understanding of how to create effective tests and assess student learning. Key Features: Interpreting test and item analysis data Using Bloom’s taxonomy to increase the cognitive level of items Establishing evidence of reliability and validity Determining the difficulty level of items Developing alternate item types Revising items to increase their cognitive level



Clinical Teaching Strategies in Nursing

Clinical Teaching Strategies in Nursing Author Kathleen B. Gaberson
ISBN-10 0826112781
Release 1999
Pages 241
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Teaching in clinical settings presents nurse educators with challenges that are different from those encountered in the classroom. The purposes of this book are to examine concepts of clinical teaching and to provide a comprehensive framework for planning, guiding, and evaluating learning activities for undergraduate and graduate nursing students and health care providers in clinical setting. It describes clinical teaching strategies that are effective and practical in a rapidly changing health care environment, and it examines innovative uses of nontraditional sites for clinical teaching.



Simulation in Nursing Education

Simulation in Nursing Education Author Pamela R. Jeffries
ISBN-10 1934758159
Release 2012
Pages 266
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The first edition of Simulation in Nursing Education: From Conceptualization to Evaluation altered the teaching and learning environment of nursing. The second edition is an essential resource for every nurse educator at every level of nursing education regardless of experience. Beginning with the basics, the book progresses through the theoretical framework and ethics of simulation, how to design simulation scenarios, curriculum integration of simulation, how to use guided reflection and debriefing, chapters on evaluation, collaboration, and integrating the QSEN competencies into simulations, and a final discussion which summarizes the issues and advances in simulation and considers the future of simulation in nursing education.



Clinical Instruction Evaluation A Teaching Resource

Clinical Instruction   Evaluation  A Teaching Resource Author Andrea B. O'Connor
ISBN-10 9781449618711
Release 2014-06-01
Pages 465
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Clinical Instruction and Evaluation: A Teaching Resource, Third Edition is designed to guide instructors through the learning process by providing clinical nurses with the theoretical background and practical tools necessary to succeed as a clinical nursing instructor. The theory used to support the practice of clinical education is presented in a straightforward, easy-to-understand manner. This text offers approaches to structuring clinical experiences for students, evaluating student performance, and solving problems encountered in clinical settings. The Third Edition has been completely revised and updated and now includes a larger focus on teaching people from other cultures and traditions as well as the critical issues around the nursing shortage. The nursing shortage has increased the demand for nursing educators and as a result, nursing programs are now turning to clinically expert nurses to play a role in the educational process. Clinical Instruction and Evaluation helps the clinical nurse make a smooth transition to nurse instructor. Key Features: Emphasizes the clinical component of the faculty role Employs a practical approach to make the process of teaching in the complex clinical area accessible Chapters can be used independently allowing instructors to use content creatively without being bound by the organization of the text Unique focus on the interpersonal relationship between the instructor and student found in specific chapters (15 &16) as well as throughout the text Provides concrete examples for instructors to leverage in the classroom to elicit critical thinking and clinical judgment responses from students"



Teaching in Nursing

Teaching in Nursing Author Diane M. Billings
ISBN-10 9780323290548
Release 2015-12-01
Pages 576
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Set yourself up for success as a nurse educator with the award-winning Teaching in Nursing: A Guide for Faculty, 5th Edition. Recommended by the NLN for comprehensive CNE prep, this insightful text is the only one of its kind to cover all three components of teaching: instruction, curriculum, and evaluation. As it walks through the day-to-day challenges of teaching, readers will benefit from its expert guidance on key issues, such as curriculum and test development, diverse learning styles, the redesign of healthcare systems, and advancements in technology and information. This new edition contains all the helpful narrative that earned this title an AJN Book of the Year award, along with updated information on technology-empowered learning, the flipped classroom, interprofessional collaborative practice, and much more. Coverage of concept-based curricula includes strategies on how to approach and implement concept-based lessons. Extensive information on online education discusses the use of webinars and other practical guidance for effective online instruction. Evidence-based teaching boxes cover issues, such as: how to do evidence-based teaching; applications of evidence-based teaching; implications for faculty development, administration, and the institution; and how to use the open-ended application questions at the end of each chapter for faculty-guided discussion. Strategies to promote critical thinking and active learning are incorporated throughout the text, highlighting various evaluation techniques, lesson planning insights, and tips for developing examinations. Updated research and references address forward-thinking approaches to education and trends for the future. Guidance on teaching in diverse settings addresses topics such as the models of clinical teaching, teaching in interdisciplinary settings, how to evaluate students in the clinical setting, and how to adapt teaching for community-based practice. Strong focus on practical content - including extensive coverage of curriculum development - equips future educators to handle the daily challenges and opportunities of teaching. NEW! Chapter on Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice focuses on the collaboration of care across patient care providers, emphasizing clear communication and shared patient outcomes. NEW! Renamed unit on Curriculum as a Process better reflects the latest QSEN competencies and other leading national standards. NEW! Renamed unit on Technology-Empowered Learning covers the use of technology for learning - including non-traditional course formats, active learning, flipped classrooms, and more.



Social Media for Nurses

Social Media for Nurses Author Ramona Nelson, PhD, BC-RN, FAAN, ANEF
ISBN-10 9780826195890
Release 2012-11-12
Pages 284
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"[T]he authors recognize the role the nurse has in empowering patients to take charge of their health by using social media responsibly... the information presented in this book can be useful to nurses in a variety of settings and with different levels of understanding regarding social media. The authors masterfully present information on Web 2.0 and Health 2.0 applications for nurses at the point of care, educators, advanced practice practitioners, administrators, and nursing students." -- Michelle E. Block, RN, PhD, Nursing Science Quarterly This book clearly and comprehensively presents the knowledge and skills nurses and health professionals need in order to effectively use the Internet and interactive social media to educate health consumers. By understanding and using Web 2.0 and Health 2.0 applications and technology, nurses will have access to a critical tool for improving the health of individuals, families, and communities, as well as enhancing their own professional development. The different types of health care information sites available on the Internet are addressed along with criteria for evaluating them. The text provides a framework for understanding the devices that support social media and depicts the many scenarios in which social media can be used to promote health. Also included are examples of research studies related to health care informatics. Each chapter begins with clear and concise learning objectives and explanations of related terms. A theoretical foundation for understanding the concepts in the chapter is included, along with web-based resources that support additional in-depth learning. Discussion questions and exercises stimulate the development of critical thinking skills and promote point-of-care applications. Advances in technology and point-of-care use expected to come in the near future are woven throughout. The text will be of value for all nurse education and practice settings. Key Features: Provides easily understood information on interactive social media applications and their implications for nursing and health delivery Illustrates how to use social networking tools and sites effectively Describes the types of health care information websites available and how to evaluate them Addresses the many devices that support social media and when to use them Includes a database of tools and resources to assist educators, students, administrators, and practitioners in their use of the Internet and social media



Curriculum Development in Nursing Education

Curriculum Development in Nursing Education Author Carroll L. Iwasiw
ISBN-10 9781284026290
Release 2014-07-14
Pages 360
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Curriculum Development in Nursing Education, Third Edition provides nursing students with the theory and practical ideas necessary to develop an evidence-based, context-relevant, unified curriculum. Throughout the text the authors guide students to develop this type of curriculum with an emphasis on a concept-based curriculum. The Third Edition also emphasizes the importance of a conceptually and visually unified curriculum and offers ideas on how to achieve this throughout the text. The Third Edition focuses on the concepts of faculty development, ongoing appraisal, and scholarship which are new to nursing education literature. This text includes a chapter dedicated to each of these concepts: curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation as well as concrete examples around how to execute them. New content also addresses development, implementation, and evaluation of a curriculum offered via distance learning. New to the Third Edition: Continued emphasis on the development of evidence-informed, context-relevant, and unified nursing curriculums New sections on designing a concept-based curriculum and concept-based courses Exploration of new ideas around readiness for curriculum implementation including fidelity of implementation Expanded section on distance learning in nursing education featuring ideas around exemplary teaching Key Features: Specific examples around the development of an evidence-based curriculum In-depth coverage of the role of faculty development, ongoing appraisal, and scholarship as core processes of curriculum work Instruction for how to design concept based courses Brain-based learning"



Game Based Teaching and Simulation in Nursing and Health Care

Game Based Teaching and Simulation in Nursing and Health Care Author Eric B. Bauman
ISBN-10 9780826109699
Release 2012-07-27
Pages 265
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Integrating Technology in Nursing Education

Integrating Technology in Nursing Education Author Kathleen Mastrian
ISBN-10 9780763768713
Release 2010-03-16
Pages 378
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Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition. Designed for nursing educators and students interested in the field of nursing education, Integrating Technology in Nursing Education: Tools for the Knowledge Era provides valuable, easy-to-use strategies on incorporating technology into the classroom. The text examines the increased role of technology in healthcare and its transformational impact on that field, allowing nurses to understand current and future trends and thus, integrate technology into nursing education in order to effectively prepare students for a new, technologically-driven healthcare environment. Also featured are topics on learning theories, the instructional design process, changes in higher education, and variations in learning environments. Using case studies, critical-thinking exercises, weblinks, and more, the text challenges nurses to think critically and formulate compelling teaching st



Transcultural Nursing Education Strategies

Transcultural Nursing Education Strategies Author Priscilla Limbo Sagar
ISBN-10 9780826195937
Release 2014-05-12
Pages 423
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This book presents a review of, and ways of applying, major transcultural nursing (TCN) models and assessment tools in nursing education, practice, and administration.A textbook for BSN and MSN levels, it features case studies, care plans, initial role playing exercises and implications of TCN concepts when planning, implementing and evaluating client care. NCLEX-type questions/answers are provided per model. Content mirrors AACN curricular guidelines for health care models.