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  1. Motivation, then, is crucial to adult learning. Volition is accessed through processes in the affective domain. The most powerful type of motivation for adult learners is internal, and the educator can enhance learning by tapping into the student's p...
  2. The one-minute paper (or "Muddiest Point") is a simple, effective technique for checking student understanding and reaction to the course material. Its purpose is to identify and clarify points of confusion. This exercise is a brief, in-class writing...
  3. My first classroom teaching assignment was a challenge. I was inheriting a class of nursing students with a reputation for "chewing up and spitting out" a number of previous instructors. My colleagues informed me these students were difficult to enga...
  4. Registered nurses graduating with a baccalaureate degree make up 30.5% of new nursing graduates in the US. These graduates take the same nclex-rn licensure examination as diploma and ADN graduates. Forty percent of the entire national nursing workfor...
  5. VickyRN

    Multiple Linear Regression

    With linear regression models, dependent variables need to be continuous, measured at the interval or ratio level, with scores normally distributed. categorical dependent variables are not suitable for linear regression. the independent variables use...
  6. Passive learningOccurs when students use their senses to take in information from a lecture, reading assignment, or audiovisual. It is used to acquire ideas and information that is available for recall. AdvantagesCan present a great deal of informati...
  7. Performance-Based Development System (PBDS) is the creation of Dorothy del Bueno, the founder of performance management services. PBDS is a commercial competency exam that can be individually tailored to evaluate hospital personnel. In practice, it i...
  8. Consumer satisfaction is becoming increasingly important in institutes of higher learning. In order to be more accountable to taxpayers and politicians, scarce educational funds are being linked to optimal performance and outcomes. A pivotal factor f...
  9. VickyRN

    Precious Dreams

    As she proudly walks across the stage at the nursing pinning ceremony, you can't help but reminisce about Lindsay, the twenty-two year-old who was assigned to your clinical group nearly two years ago. The fledgling nursing student was quiet, reserved...
  10. VickyRN

    RN to MSN Programs

    As in RN-BSN programs, certain prerequisite courses must be completed before being admitted into RN-MSN programs. Specific requirements vary by institution and the student's previous course work. According to the AACN, there are currently 160 RN-MSN ...
  11. AN recently interviewed Audrey Wirth, MSN, RN-BC, CVRN-BC, who is an adjunct clinical instructor with Aurora University's School of Nursing and Allied Health about teaching clinicals and provided us with some pearls. 1. What advice would you give new...
  12. The John A. Hartford Foundation was established in 1929 by bequest of its founders, the two brother heirs of the great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company fortune. The mission of the Hartford Foundation is to "improve health care for older Americans." T...
  13. The concept of technostress will also be discussed, whereby technology-induced intimidation and anxiety may act as a barrier to faculty acceptance of course conversion. Throughout the article, this writer will also share insights gained through conve...
  14. The John A. Hartford Foundation was established in 1929 by bequest of its founders, the two brother heirs of the Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company fortune. The mission of the Hartford Foundation is to "improve health care for older Americans." T...
  15. A factor is a group of related variables representing an underlying domain or theme. Factors are indicated by shared variance (covariances) among two or more variables. As variables are reduced to factors by inter-item correlational statistical analy...
  16. VickyRN

    RN-BSN Completion Programs

    Applicants for BSN completion programs must hold a current unencumbered license to practice as an RN in the united states. Usually, there are the additional requirements of a college GPA of 2.5 or above and no prerequisite grades below a "C." some RN...
  17. VickyRN

    Logistic Regression

    Logistic regression allows the researcher to test models to predict categorical outcomes with two or more categories, such as male/ female, young/ old, presence/ absence of a condition, or success/ failure. There can only be a single dependent variab...
  18. Public speaking is composed of five basic elements: speaker, message, audience, occasion, and effects. These are otherwise known as who, what, to whom, what medium, and what results? Called the "number one fear," public speaking tops the phobia index...
  19. VickyRN

    Cheating in the Classroom

    Students who cheat also run the risk of being expelled, if caught. Cheating is problematic from an ethical standpoint, in that students who cheat in school will likely behave unethically in real life scenarios, placing the public at risk. The nursing...
  20. 'Academic sharecropper' is a label that is usually applied to adjunct faculty members due to their status in the educational system and the backbreaking nature of their employment situations. Adjunct professors are also known as 'contingent faculty' ...
  21. The stem furnishes introductory information and enough content to clue for the response. It may be constructed as either a direct question or an incomplete statement. Questions are preferable, as these are easier to read. If an incomplete statement i...
  22. Teaching and Learning together jointly perform teaching and learning activities, the outcome of which leads to mutually desired behavioral changes. The vital role of educator is to choose from various teaching methodologies available which include Tr...
  23. Some of the other instructors did not like Gladys. They did not feel she would make a good-quality nurse and they wanted to weed her out of the program. The opportunity came for one of the instructors during a clinical with Gladys on a specialty unit...
  24. Nursing education, especially in academia, is also a very stressful occupation due to the tremendous weight of responsibility. The workload can seem interminable and exhausting, especially during the first year or two of teaching. Novice nurse facult...
  25. Learning strategies that work well in small groups are often inappropriate for such large audiences. What strategies, then, can the nurse educator use to facilitate a positive learning environment in large classrooms? First and foremost, the nurse ed...