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

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

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

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

5. Focus is on: What is good?

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

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

8. Collaborative learning - Socratic questioning - Debates

9. Occurs when questions involve problem solving

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

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

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

13. Analyzing - Evaluating - Creating

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

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

16. '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

17. Demonstration - Followed by practice - Return demonstration

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

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

20. 0-1.00 - Correspondence between 2 tests or measures - Standardized tests >0.9 - Classroom tests 0.7-0.8

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

22. 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

23. 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.

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

25. Excellent critical thinking teaching strategy

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

27. Remembering - Understanding - Applying

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

29. 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

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

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

32. 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

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

34. 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

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

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

37. 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

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

39. Occurs while learning process is unfolding.

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

41. 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

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

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

44. Frames issues & provides choices for faculty

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

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

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

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

49. 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).

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