Teaching in Nursing
Teaching in Nursing,
Edition 6 A Guide for Faculty
By Diane M. Billings, EdD, RN, ANEF, FAAN and Judith A. Halstead, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN

Publication Date : 19 July 2019

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The perfect all-in-one guide for future nurse educators! The award-winning Teaching in Nursing: A Guide for Faculty, 6th Edition prepares you for the day-to-day challenges of teaching future nurses for practice in today's rapidly evolving healthcare system. Recommended by NLN for comprehensive CNE® Exam prep, this insightful text is the only one of its kind to cover all three components of teaching: instruction, curriculum, and evaluation. You’ll benefit from the expert guidance on such key issues as curriculum and test development, diverse learning styles, the redesign of healthcare systems, and advances in technology and information. Plus, the 6th edition includes a unique new chapter on Global Health and Curricular Experiences along with updated information on technology-empowered learning, the flipped classroom, interprofessional education, interprofessional collaborative practice, and much more.

Key Features

  • Comprehensively addresses all four components of nursing education including teaching and learning, curriculum, evaluation, and technology-empowered learning.
  • Coverage of concept-based curricula includes strategies on how to approach and implement concept-based instruction.
  • Pedagogical aids include Evidence-Based Teaching boxes, covering such issues as how to do evidence-based teaching; applications of evidence-based teaching; implications for faculty development, administration, and the institution; and how to use the open-ended application questions at the end of each chapter for faculty-guided discussion.
  • Strategies to promote critical thinking and active learning are incorporated throughout the text, highlighting various evaluation techniques, lesson planning insights, and tips for developing examinations.
  • Guidance on teaching in diverse settings addresses such topics as the models of clinical teaching, teaching in interdisciplinary settings, how to evaluate students in the clinical setting, and how to adapt teaching for community-based practice.
  • Strong emphasis on teaching clinical judgment, new models of clinical education, and responding to needs for creating inclusive multicultural teaching-learning environments.

New Features

  • NEW! Updated content throughout reflects the latest evidence-based guidelines for best practices in teaching and learning.
  • NEW! UNIQUE chapter on Global Health and Curricular Experiences focuses on internationalization of the nursing curriculum with an emphasis on leading international learning experiences; policies, procedures, and guidelines for overseas study and global and health competencies for health professions programs.
  • NEW! Enhanced pedagogy includes additional illustrations, tables, and boxes.
  • NEW! Expanded interprofessional education chapter, provides you with strategies for effective teaching in an interprofessional healthcare environment.
About the author
By Diane M. Billings, EdD, RN, ANEF, FAAN, Chancellor's Professor Emeritus, Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis, IN and Judith A. Halstead, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN, Executive Director, Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation, National League for Nursing, Washington, DC; Professor Emeritus, Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis, Indiana
Table of Contents

UNIT I: Faculty and Students
1. Teaching in Nursing: The Faculty Role   
2. Strategies to Support Diverse Learning Needs of Students
3. The Academic Performance of Students: Legal and Ethical Issues     
4. Facilitating Learning for Students with Disabilities              

UNIT II: Curriculum as a Process
5. Forces and Issues Influencing Curriculum Development 
6. An Introduction to Curriculum Development  
7. Philosophical Foundations of the Curriculum  
8. Curriculum Models for Prelicensure Programs  
9. Curriculum Models for Graduate Programs  
10. Designing Courses and Learning Experiences  
11. Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice 
12. Service Learning: Developing Values, Cultural Competence, Global Awareness, and Social Responsibility  
13. Global Health and Curricular Experiences New

UNIT III: Teaching and Learning
14. Theoretical Foundations of Teaching and Learning 
15. Managing Student Incivility and Misconduct in the Learning Environment      
16. Strategies to Promote Student Engagement and Active Learning   
17. Multicultural Education in Nursing   
18. Teaching in the Clinical Setting

UNIT IV: Technology-Empowered Learning
19. Teaching and Learning Using Simulations
20. The Connected Classroom: Using Digital Technology to Promote Learning
21. Teaching and Learning at a Distance   
22. Teaching and Learning in Online Learning Communities 

UNIT V: Evaluation
23. Introduction to the Evaluation Process   
24. Strategies for Evaluating Learning Outcomes
25. Developing and Using Classroom Tests   
26. Clinical Performance Evaluation    
27. Systematic Program Evaluation
28. The Accreditation Process


Book details
ISBN: 9780323554725
Page Count: 597
Retail Price: €76.99