Beyond the “Banking and Sage on Stage” Metaphors for Teaching and Learning—Better Metaphors and Teachers who Foster Discovery and Transformational Learning

Patricia Benner, R.N., Ph.D., FAAN Copyright August 15, 2019 Metaphors can inspire reflection, exploration, and articulation of approaches to teaching and learning. Paulo Friere (1970; 2000) critiqued the dominant “banking metaphor” for teaching and learning. By banking metaphor, he meant teaching students as if they are passive, empty bank accounts into which the teacher’s goal is to …

The Master Teacher Sparks Curiosity and Facilitates Transformative Learning – ARTICLE

By Patricia Benner, R.N., Ph.D. FAAN April  28, 2015, copyright 2015 Our EducatingNurses.com Team and I are reflecting on the many provocative and engaging conversations at the ATI Summit in San Diego April 19-22nd, 2015. Our Co-Producer, June Hagman, was asked, “What does being a ‘Master Teacher’ mean? Master Teacher, Dr. Hubert L. Dreyfus describes master …

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, …