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    5 Reasons to Use Innovative Teaching Strategies in Nursing in Your Course

    Posted by Lindsay White on Mar 11, 2020 11:49:51 AM

    Learners are accessing and organizing information much differently than they did only a few years ago. Technology has changed the way students learn and educators teach. Highlighting innovative teaching techniques and real-world illustrations of the educational strategies, Innovative Teaching Strategies in Nursing and Related Health Professions, Eighth Edition goes beyond theory to offer practical application principles that educators can count on.

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    Topics: New Edition, nurse educator, nursing education, 5 reasons

    Announcing a New Partnership with NEPIN

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Dec 10, 2018 5:06:33 PM

    We're excited to announce a three-year partnership with the National Education Progression in Nursing Collaborative (NEPIN) to accelerate educational advancement for nurses across the United States. With a mission of fostering collaboration to ensure that nurses have access to higher levels of education and achievement, the vision of NEPIN is a diverse nursing workforce that optimizes the health of all Americans. Jones & Bartlett Learning supports this vision as well.

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    Topics: nursing, nursing education

    Curriculum Development in Nursing Education, 4e Ideal for Developing, Implementing, and Evaluating a Curriculum

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Oct 5, 2018 5:11:40 PM

    Whether you're a novice or experienced nurse educator, developing and implementing a curriculum is a challenge. The recently published Curriculum Development in Nursing Education, Fourth Edition by Carroll L. Iwasiw, Mary-Anne Andrusyszyn, and Dolly Goldenberg can help. It encompasses a combination of original concepts, current and classic literature and research, and the practicalities of curriculum work.

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    Topics: nursing education

    Learn How to Transition to a Concept-Based Curriculum

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jul 3, 2018 12:13:57 PM

    Are you looking to transition to a concept-based curriculum? Watch as Donna Ignatavicius, author of Teaching and Learning in a Concept-Based Curriculum: A How-To Best Practice Approach, explains how to plan for the transition, create a strategy for development and implementation, and which pitfalls to avoid.

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    Topics: nursing education, concept-based curriculum

    Donna Ignatavicius’s Teaching and Learning in a Concept-Based Curriculum Offers Practical Tools for Instructors and Students

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Sep 11, 2017 4:40:02 PM

    The concept-based curriculum (CBC) is a hot topic in nursing right now. We are excited to announce the publication of Teaching and Learning in a Concept-Based Curriculum: A How-To Best Practice Approach, a practical text for teaching and evaluating students within a CBC. Written by preeminent nursing education consultant and thought leader in concept-based teaching and learning, Donna Ignatavicius, it meets the urgent need for authoritative resources to assist faculty with CBC development, implementation, and evaluation.

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    Topics: nursing, nursing education, Donna Ignatavicius, concept-based curriculum, cbc

    Happy Flipping New Year!

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Dec 31, 2016 12:24:42 PM

    Welcome back guest blogger, Dr. Karen Hessler, PhD, FNP-C, author of Flipping the Nursing Classroom: Where Interactive Learning Meets Technology.

    The last blog of 2016 has arrived after a busy fall in Colorado. Flipping my class this past semester was a fantastic success, and prompts me to encourage all of you to keep up the great work to perfect your flipped pedagogy. My teaching is more meaningful and my evaluations are a nice reflection of student appreciation for my efforts to bring to the classroom a new and innovative teaching style. Although much of the research discusses student resistance to the flipped classroom (including my own!) I will have to say that once students experience the flipped classroom as it is meant to be delivered, they are extremely appreciative of its implementation. Students realize how much they’ve learned, and how much more they’ve learned within the flipped classroom than in the traditional lecture-based teaching structure they experience in other classes. In particular, my students appreciate the application of content that the flipped classroom allows.

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    Topics: Author, flipped classroom, flipping the classroom, Karen Hessler, nurse educator, nursing, nursing education

    Spaced Out

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Oct 14, 2016 4:24:30 PM

    Read a new post from our guest blogger, Dr. Karen Hessler, PhD, FNP-C, author of Flipping the Nursing Classroom: Where Interactive Learning Meets Technology.

    Happy Fall to everyone! I trust that nursing classrooms across the country and around the world are all abuzz with students and faculty working together to teach and learn the concepts and pearls of wisdom necessary to develop the next generation of nurses. As I think about the flipped classroom at its best and brightest, I wonder if we are considering the spacial aspect of our classrooms carefully enough.

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    Topics: Author, flipped classroom, flipping the classroom, Karen Hessler, nurse educator, nursing, nursing education

    Flip or Flop?

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Aug 4, 2016 4:21:47 PM

    Please welcome our guest blogger, Dr. Karen Hessler, PhD, FNP-C, author of Flipping the Nursing Classroom: Where Interactive Learning Meets Technology, for a post on the highs and lows of flipped classrooms.

    Summer is such a great time to take a few minutes to reflect on our teaching practices in the classroom and clinical settings. Even if you find yourself busy with publications, presentations at conferences, and teaching coursework during the summer, taking a moment to think about how we teach is a worthy endeavor. As I watched the fireworks display on the 4th of July with my family this year, it made me think of a parallel to my flipped classroom experiences. Some of the fireworks were beautiful, brilliant, and awe-inspiring, while others seemed to be…..well, duds.

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    Topics: Author, flipped classroom, flipping the classroom, Karen Hessler, nurse educator, nursing, nursing education

    New Review Praises Flipping the Nursing Classroom

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jun 17, 2016 3:27:18 PM

    The flipped learning model is a hot topic in nursing education right now. Why is this? Research has shown that it can improve traditional teaching methods and promote active learning and participation in the classroom. That's why Flipping the Nursing Classroom: Where Active Learning Meets Technology by Karen Hessler is not only timely but also essential. In a recent review, Susan G. Wiers, DNP, from Michigan State University College of Nursing, for Doody's Review Service, writes that,

    “This unique book is well written and provides a wealth of information to guide even novice nursing instructors interested in the innovative pedagogical model of the flipped classroom.”

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    Topics: flipped classroom, flipping the classroom, Karen Hessler, nurse educator, nursing, Review, nursing education

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