Make a successful transition into teaching for nursing or the health professions! A concise, practical handbook, Getting Started in Teaching for Nursing and the Health Professions helps you take those first steps in becoming an effective educator. The book provides a foundation for new instructors, with a focus on need-to-know content. It helps you quickly learn and apply strategies for teaching in the classroom, teaching in the clinical setting, using technology to enhance learning, and evaluating the effectiveness of your efforts. Written by Judith A. Halstead and Diane M. Billings, bestselling authors and leading figures in nursing and health professions education, this practical handbook addresses the key topics that concern clinicians or beginning educators just like you.
- Comprehensive, practical approach includes examples demonstrating immediate, "how-to" application for those new to the faculty role.
- Consistent organization includes an Introduction to each topic, a Getting Started overview, and chapters focused on key concepts, common issues, and evaluation strategies.
- Learning aids include step-by-step boxes, application activities, self-assessment activities, and a glossary of common terms used in nursing and health professions education.
- Chapters on how to evaluate effectiveness are provided for each topic area.
- Easy-to-read, conversational writing style helps you understand and apply the material.
1. Introduction to Curriculum Development
2. Getting Started With Curriculum Development
3. Key Components of Curriculum Development
4. Common Issues Related to Curriculum Development
5. Curriculum Evaluation Strategies
PART 2 Teaching in the Classroom
6. Introduction to Teaching in the Classroom
7. Getting Started With Teaching in the Classroom
8. Using Teaching and Learning Strategies in the Classroom
9. Evaluating Teaching and Learning in the Classroom
PART 3 Teaching in the Clinical Setting
10. Introduction to Teaching in the Clinical Setting
11. Getting Started With Teaching in the Clinical Setting
12. Using Teaching and Learning Strategies in the Clinical Setting
13. Evaluating Teaching and Learning in the Clinical Setting
PART 4 Using Technology in Teaching and Learning
14. Introduction to Using Learning Technology
15. Getting Started Using Learning Technology in the Educator Role
16. Using Learning Technology in the Classroom
17. Using Learning Technology in Simulated and Clinical Learning Settings
18. Using Learning Technology to Facilitate Distance Learning
19. Evaluating the Use of Learning Technology
PART 5 Participating in Program Evaluation Processes
20. Introduction to Program Evaluation and Accreditation
21. Getting Started With Program Evaluation
22. Key Components of Program Evaluation
23. The Accreditation Process
24. Common Issues Related to Program Evaluation
25. Evaluating Effectiveness of Program Evaluation
APPENDIX A Documents and Policies to Review Before Getting Started With Curriculum Development Activities
APPENDIX B Documents and Policies to Review Before Getting Started With Teaching in the Classroom
APPENDIX C Documents and Policies to Review Before Getting Started With Teaching in the Clinical Setting
APPENDIX D Documents and Policies to Review Before Getting Started With Using Learning Technology
APPENDIX E Documents and Policies to Review Before Getting Started With Program Evaluation
APPENDIX F Health Professions Accreditation Agencies Recognized by the US Department of Education