Nursing students that are struggling with varying testing methods may benefit from a test-taking analysis tool utilized at the end of each exam.
New and innovative web-based tools are beginning to challenge PowerPoint and can invigorate lectures and engage students in course content!
While I am proud of the disaster preparation training that we offer nursing students, a recent headline made me question if we are doing enough to help our graduates to prepare for the long-term repercussions of disasters.
The goal of nursing education is to prepare nurses for clinical practice. However, recent evidence indicates several areas where there are gaps between nursing education and nursing practice that can be narrowed.
Are you a nurse educator looking for innovative teaching and learning tools to use in your classroom to engage students? Digital storytelling can be used in the classroom as an academic tool to engage digital age students in constructivist learning.
It has been postulated that 90% of nursing faculty believe that nursing students are prepared for practice, while only 10% of hospital and health care systems leaders agree.
Engaging students in the online environment does not have to be complicated and does not need special technology. Students simply need to know that you, as their teacher, are there and that you want to support their success.
Realizing that a more traditional learning approach wasn’t the route to take with nursing education, the industry recently switched to a more active format. Active learning focuses the responsibility of learning on the students. The instructor is only there to assist the student in their learning, as a facilitator.
Podcasts are all the rage. A podcast is an audio file that is available on the internet for listening via any compatible device such as a smartphone, tablet, or computer (Stiffler, Stoten, & Cule, 2011). Millennials have listened to podcasts for years.
Since moving to a Concept Based Curriculum, changes are also being made to how nurse educators conduct clinical. It is important — when teaching in a concept-based curriculum — that we introduce those same concepts to students not just in the classroom but also in the clinical setting.