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Certified Nurse Educator

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

2. Occurs when questions involve problem solving

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

4. Excellent critical thinking teaching strategy

5. 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.

6. 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

7. Focus is on: What is truth?

8. Remembering - Understanding - Applying

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

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

11. Demonstration - Followed by practice - Return demonstration

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

22. 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.

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

24. 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

25. Analyzing - Evaluating - Creating

26. Frames issues & provides choices for faculty

27. 0-1.00 - Correspondence between 2 tests or measures - Standardized tests >0.9 - Classroom tests 0.7-0.8

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

29. 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

38. Critique - Evaluate - Judge

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

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

41. 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

42. '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

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

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

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

46. 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

47. Occurs while learning process is unfolding.

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

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

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