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

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

3. 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.

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

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

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

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

8. 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).

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

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

11. Occurs while learning process is unfolding.

12. Occurs when questions involve problem solving

13. Frames issues & provides choices for faculty

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

15. Critique - Evaluate - Judge

16. Excellent critical thinking teaching strategy

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

19. Focus is on: What is truth?

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. 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

28. '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

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

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

31. Focus is on: What is good?

32. Analyzing - Evaluating - Creating

33. 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

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

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

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

37. Creating / Synthesis Construct - Develop - Formulate

38. 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.

39. Remembering - Understanding - Applying

40. Demonstration - Followed by practice - Return demonstration

41. 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

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

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

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

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

47. 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.

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

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

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