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Focusing on Student Learning: Seeking High Reliability in Nursing Education

By Patricia Benner, R.N., Ph.D., copyright 2016 The scholarship of teaching and learning encompasses a broad set of practices that engage teachers in looking closely and critically at student learning in order to improve their own courses and programs, and to share insights with other educators who can evaluate and build on their efforts. Hutchings, …

Patrick Murphy in the Classroom

Teacher Curiosity, Passion, Engagement and Self-Cultivation— Essential for Transformative Education

The teacher busy “transmitting information” seldom can drink from the well of what the student, patient, and the subject matter have to teach. Patricia Benner, R.N., Ph.D. Master Teacher Hubert L. Dreyfus believes a good teacher-learner needs curiosity, engagement, and passion for learning  By definition, these personal characteristics call us as teacher to be fully alive to …

Stuart Dreyfus with Patricia Benner

From Novice to Mastery Part 1: From Novice to Competence

Video LibraryOur comprehensive Educating Nurses video library is available to subscribers only. To become a subscriber click the button below. Join now for full access From Novice to Mastery are explored, providing distinctions between expert performance and mastery. Bert and Stuart Dreyfus, and Patricia Benner describe the evolution of the Dreyfus Model of Skill Acquisition, …
Bert Dreyfus and Patricia Benner in discussion

From Novice to Mastery Part 2: From Proficiency to Mastery

Video LibraryOur comprehensive Educating Nurses video library is available to subscribers only. To become a subscriber click the button below. Join now for full access From Novice to Mastery are explored, providing distinctions between expert performance and mastery. Bert and Stuart Dreyfus, and Patricia Benner describe the evolution of the Dreyfus Model of Skill Acquisition, …