Publication Year: 2010
Authors/Editor: Mastrian, Kathleen, McGonigle, Dee, Mahan, Wendy L., and Bixler, Brett
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Written by a renowned nursing educator, instructional designer, informaticist, and simulation expert and designed for nursing educators and students interested in the field of nursing education
Provides valuable, easy-to-use strategies on incorporating technology into the classroom. The text examines the increased role of technology in healthcare and its transformational impact on that field, allowing nurses to understand current and future trends and thus, integrate technology into nursing education in order to effectively prepare students for a new, technologically-driven healthcare environment. Also featured are topics on learning theories, the instructional design process, changes in higher education, and variations in learning environments. Using case studies, critical-thinking exercises, weblinks, and more, the text challenges nurses to think critically and formulate compelling teaching strategies.