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

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

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

5. Includes statements on: Person/client - Nursing - Environment - Health - and sometimes Nursing Education. Metaphysics Study of reality vs. what is fantasy/illusion (post-modern in nature).

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

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

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

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

10. Excellent critical thinking teaching strategy

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

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

13. Analyzing - Evaluating - Creating

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

21. '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

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

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

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

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

27. 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.

28. Creating / Synthesis Construct - Develop - Formulate

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

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

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

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

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

34. 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.

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

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

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

38. 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).

39. Collaborative learning - Socratic questioning - Debates

40. 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.

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

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

43. Focus is on: What is good?

44. Critique - Evaluate - Judge

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

46. Demonstration - Followed by practice - Return demonstration

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

48. 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

49. Power is shared

50. 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.