An in-depth discussion on the importance of research and evaluation strategies. Asking the right questions, debriefing effectively, providing faculty development, and the essential role of the skilled facilitator is discussed. Resources for faculty are also provided.
Dr. Glenise McKenzie discusses national standards for online education (QualityMatters.org) and setting up courses to meet those standards. The need for feedback and continuous improvement and the importance of “reading the room”.
Dr. Glenise McKenzie talks about using the Community of Inquiry model in designing online courses. She discusses some of the advantages of online learning. Also: understanding the context of the online student’s own community and asking the right questions in your online courses.
ATI Curriculum and Integration Consultants Drs. Janet McMahon and Debbie Wallace offer practical “getting started” advice as well as strategies for keeping the online student engaged. They also suggest program elements from the ATI menu that subscribing members can use to promote their online courses.
Dr. Gubrud-Howe talks about some best practices she’s discerned in online and screen-based simulation learning. For example, faculty needs to make screen-based simulation connect with actual clinical practice cases to help the student ask the “what if” questions and how they will use what they’re learning in their own future practice.
Dr. Paula Gubrud-Howe discusses her experience with merging online courses with screen-based simulation for clinical education. How to effectively use instructional designers to avoid issues with cognitive overload for both students and instructors. She describes using the Community of Learning approach in online course design.
Part 2: Nursing takes place largely in Health Care Industrial organizations where efficiency, speed of completing tasks, are emphasized. This emphasis runs counter to many caring practices central to excellent nursing…the art of listening, of being present, available to respond to the concerns of patients and families. Dr. Kari Martinsen’s work on caring emphasizes meeting …
Part 1: Nursing as art and science might have once been framed as an either/or choice, with contentious arguments from both sides, but no longer. All practice disciplines depend on both science, art, ethics, aesthetics, poetry, literature and more. No single discourse can capture all that is inherent in any complex practice discipline, such as …