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

2. Occurs when a leader develops in a particular situation. Switching instinctively between styles

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

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

5. Using empathy - Setting an example - Counseling - Journaling - Role modeling

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. Interpretation and synthesis of knowledge across discipline boundaries; requires communication & interdisciplinary collaboration.

8. Emphasizes problem solving rather than the content of specific subjects. Student centered - Goal oriented inquiry which leads learners to problem solving. Students assisted to develop the self through field trips - lab work - simulation; apply learni

9. 0-1.00 - Correspondence between 2 tests or measures - Standardized tests >0.9 - Classroom tests 0.7-0.8

10. Breaking down material or information into its constituent parts and detecting the relationship of the parts and the way they are organized. Organizing - Prioritizing - Differentiating

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

12. Focuses on energizing people to perform at a higher level.

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

14. Occurs when questions involve problem solving

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

16. Analyzing - Evaluating - Creating

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

18. Teaching to Cognitive Domain Cooperative learning - AV presentations - Lecture - Discussion - Concept Mapping - Analogies

19. Focus is on: What is truth?

20. Includes statements on: Person/client - Nursing - Environment - Health - and sometimes Nursing Education. Metaphysics Study of reality vs. what is fantasy/illusion (post-modern in nature).

21. Focuses on the need of society rather than the individual & is not reflective of an emphasis on problem solving. Student to experience inquiry thru active learning and exploration; involvement in social and community activities. (Pragmatist Philosoph

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

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

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

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

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

27. Focus is on: What is good?

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

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

30. 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.

31. Frames issues & provides choices for faculty

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

33. Focuses on choices & individualism ...not problem solving

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

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

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

37. Reinforces knowledge rather than learning new material - Imagery Stimulates critical thinking by exploring mental models. - Decreases anxiety--increases skill performance.

38. '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

39. 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).

40. Critique - Evaluate - Judge

41. Positive reinforcement & reward. Student subject to natural law; motivated to learn through positive reinforcement; rewarded for scientific objectivity and objective analysis (Realism Philosophy).

42. 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

43. Eliminates adversarial relationships. Education consists of an integration of humanistic-existential - phenomenological - feminist and caring ideologies.

44. 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.

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

46. Requires evidence of effective teaching and dissemination of knowledge acquired as a result of teaching; curriculum development - use of innovative teaching/learning strategies; dissemination of teaching knowledge/expertise.

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

48. 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.

49. Intellectual growth - activism - and empowerment can change injustice and inequity for all persons. Florence Nightingale.

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