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

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

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

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

5. 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

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

7. Demonstration - Followed by practice - Return demonstration

8. '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

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

10. Collaborative learning - Socratic questioning - Debates

11. Creating / Synthesis Construct - Develop - Formulate

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

13. Occurs while learning process is unfolding.

14. Remembering - Understanding - Applying

15. 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.

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

17. Focus is on: What is truth?

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

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

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

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

22. 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).

23. 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).

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

25. 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

26. Frames issues & provides choices for faculty

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

28. Creating analogies - writing summaries - Explaining to a peer - Pair or team discussions - Answering questions during a lecture - Viewing Power Points

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

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

31. 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

32. Focus is on: What is good?

33. 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.

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

35. Excellent critical thinking teaching strategy

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

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

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

39. Power is shared

40. 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

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

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

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

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

45. 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

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

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

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

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

50. 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