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

2. Power is shared

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

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

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

6. Focus is on: What is good?

7. Creating / Synthesis Construct - Develop - Formulate

8. Analyzing - Evaluating - Creating

9. 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.

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

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

12. 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.

13. Frames issues & provides choices for faculty

14. 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.

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

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

17. 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

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

19. 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.

20. 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.

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

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

23. Demonstration - Followed by practice - Return demonstration

24. '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

25. Collaborative learning - Socratic questioning - Debates

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

27. 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

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

29. Excellent critical thinking teaching strategy

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

31. Describe - Explain - Summarize - Discuss - Review - Express - Indicate - Locate - report - restate - Reword - Select

32. Focus is on: What is truth?

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

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

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

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

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

38. 0-1.00 - Correspondence between 2 tests or measures - Standardized tests >0.9 - Classroom tests 0.7-0.8

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

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

41. Completed at the end of a course/program - The final outcome.

42. Individual or group projects - Debating ethical issues - Participating in case studies - Conducting research - Completing nursing care maps - Critiquing peer's performance

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

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

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

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

47. 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

48. 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).

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

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