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1. Learning encompasses attitudes - beliefs - values - feelings - emotions - & motivation. The expression of these often involves statements of opinions - beliefs - or an assessment of worth.

2. Generation of new knowledge for application and integration into the discipline and teaching; developing knowledge base of Nursing.

3. Kuder Richardson - Split-half Reliability Coefficient - Coefficient Alpha

4. An analysis of a clinical situation or incident - Learner must analyze and interpret the data provided

5. Conditions of learning influence acquisition/retention by modifying existing cognitive structures. Assimilation - accommodation and construction of knowledge are the basic processes of learning.

6. P values (intended) .70-.80 (ideal) - Can be .3-.8 (bell curve) - 1.00 - Upper limits of P value - 100% answered question correctly

7. Insufficient length (min. 25 mult. choice) - Insufficient group variability - Test scores to a smaller group of (N) will decrease reliability

8. Remembering - Understanding - Applying

9. Link concepts w/ arrow to describe the direction of the relationship - Makes learning an active process rather than a passive one.

10. 'Hands off' style - leader provides little or no direction to faculty Gives a lot of freedom - must decide & resolve on their own. Would not facilitate a new curriculum. Free-Rein Leadership

11. Facts - ideas - materials - trends - sequences - methodology - principles - & generalizations.

12. Reasoning - Inference - Interpretation- Knowledge - Open-mindedness

13. Power is shared

14. Learner focuses on acquisition and recall of specific facts - concepts and principles. Simple (knowledge) to complex (synthesis/evaluation).

15. All behavior is learned and can be shaped / rewarded to attain desired ends.

16. Adults are self-directed and problem centered and need to learn useful information.

17. Educator models the behavior; information flows form educator to learner. Student encouraged to expand the mind by inquiry - discovery - aesthetics - synthesis and application of knowledge to life. Belief in strong liberal arts foundation. (Idealism

18. Define - Identify - List - Recognize - Cite - know - match - memorize - name - recall - recite - relate - repeat - reproduce - review - state - tell

19. Focus is on: What is good?

20. Nursing labs with return demonstration - Simple problem-solving in class -Developing nursing care plans - Role playing

21. Analyzing - Evaluating - Creating

22. Power in the hands of the leader. Does not provide for sharing of power needed for faculty to adopt a new curriculum. Collaboration is needed.

23. The liberation for thought occurs through analysis of power and relationships within social structure information.

24. Human beings have unique profiles composed of varying degrees of eight and one half research-based intelligences.

25. Occurs while learning process is unfolding.

26. Truth is related to specific context and is constantly being constructed.

27. Dialogue & reflection. Understanding the hows and whys of human experience. Perception of events results in learning.

28. Demonstration - Followed by practice - Return demonstration

29. Based on knowledge & traditional content - does not emphasize problem solving

30. Learners find own information. Education motivates the development of human potential. Encouraged to freely choose own path to learning; assume responsibility for life (Existential Philosophy).

31. Encompasses fine motor - gross motor and manual skills. Commonly used in clinical techniques - Learners might physically do skills

32. OLD (Nouns) - NEW (Verbs) - 6 Levels: Synthesis (Creating) - Evaluation - Analysis (Analyzing) - Application (Applying) - Comprehension (Understanding ) - Knowledge (Remembering)

33. Discussion - Developing Poster presentation - Portfolio - Journaling - Simulation

34. Reports - tables - diagrams - directions - & regulations

35. Focus is on: What is truth?

36. Learner chooses their own path & assumes life long learning responsibilities by collaboration with other learners & facilitation of the educators. Self-actualization & education lead to happiness.

37. Share relevant stories to facilitate content & skills acquisition. A practical discourse using nine themes allows education to be gained thru experiences of teachers - students and clinicians to direct nursing education.

38. Judgement that the test measures what it's intended to measure -Reliability Ability of the the test to provide dependable and consistent scores

39. Leader manages 'by the book' - everything by procedure or policy. If not covered by 'the book' leader refers to the next level - not facilitate curriculum

40. Learning is interactive and occurs in a social/historical context. Knowledge - ideas - attitudes and values are developed as a result of relationships with people.

41. Dialogue - Peer Sharing - Story Telling Interpretive approach to teaching/learning - Evolves from lived experiences of teachers & learners. - Insights are gleaned from practical wisdom/knowledge. - Promotes truth seeking - caring & affective learning

42. Apply - Demonstrate - Use - Develop - Examine - Employ - Illustrate - practice - Schedule - Solve - write

43. Viewing films - Assigned reading - Listening to lectures - Observing demonstrations - Listening to conversation - Program instruction

44. Occurs when questions involve problem solving

45. Critique - Evaluate - Judge

46. Connects theory to practice; 'How can knowledge be responsibly applied to consequential problems?' - Service to boards and organizations - policy development.

47. Applying ideas - rules of procedure - methods - formulae - principles - & theories in job related situations

48. Focuses on getting the job done - Chairperson engages faculty in the development & adoption of a new curriculum.

49. Compare - Contrast - Differentiate - Analyze - Appraise - Calculate - Categorize Criticize/Critique -Delineate - Determine - Discriminate - Distinguish - Investigate - Organize - Question - Test

50. Teaching strategy...small teams each w/ learners of different levels use a variety of learning activities to improve their understanding of a subject. Each person is responsible for learning and helping teammates learn.