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

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

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

4. 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

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

6. Excellent critical thinking teaching strategy

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

8. 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.

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

10. Analyzing - Evaluating - Creating

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

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

13. 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

14. '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

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

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

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

18. 0-1.00 - Correspondence between 2 tests or measures - Standardized tests >0.9 - Classroom tests 0.7-0.8

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

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

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

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

23. Demonstration - Followed by practice - Return demonstration

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

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

26. Focus is on: What is good?

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

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

29. 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.

30. 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

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

32. Creating / Synthesis Construct - Develop - Formulate

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

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

35. 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).

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

37. Focus is on: What is truth?

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

39. 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.

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

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

42. Development is sequential and progresses in an uneven/interrupted manner through several phases.

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

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

45. 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.

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

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

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

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

50. Power is shared