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1. Remembering - Understanding - Applying

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

11. 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.

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

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

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

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

16. 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

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

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

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

20. 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

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

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

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

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

25. 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).

26. Collaborative learning - Socratic questioning - Debates

27. Occurs when questions involve problem solving

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

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

30. 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.

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

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

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

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

35. '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

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

37. 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

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

39. Analyzing - Evaluating - Creating

40. 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

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

42. 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.

43. Frames issues & provides choices for faculty

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

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

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

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

48. Excellent critical thinking teaching strategy

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

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