Creative Teaching Strategies for the Nurse Educator

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F.A. Davis Company, Jan 1, 2008 - Education - 326 pages
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Step in front of your desk and actively engage your students in learning with the techniques you'll find in this handy, quick reference. Here are practical, relevant, and easy-to-implement teaching strategies that will help you to be more creative in the classroom. The author offers techniques gathered over many years from the nursing education literature and from her own experience. Perfect as a stand-alone handbook or an accompaniment to any text!

- Discusses the expectations of today's media savvy students.
- Uses self assessments to help you to determine which strategies will work best for you and the best ways to implement them.
- Lists the challenges presented by the learning situation and then demonstrates potential solutions and teaching methods to overcome them.
- Offers operational guidelines for implementing innovative strategies, describing their advantages and disadvantages, using humor, finding teaching fuel or material, and guidelines for PowerPoint presentations.
- Uses tabbed sections for the types of educational settings to make finding relevant material easy. Includes references from the literature.
- Offers a comprehensive, annotated bibliography to help you locate original sources.

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How Do Innovative Strategies Enhance Learning?
Who Are the New Learners and How Do They Learn?
Getting Started with Icebreakers

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Judith W. Herrman is an Assistant Professor at the University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware.

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