Getting Started in Teaching for Nursing and the Health Professions, 1st Edition
Make a successful transition into teaching for nursing or the health professions! A concise, practical handbook, Getting Started in Teaching for Nursing and the Health Professions helps you take those first steps in becoming an effective educator. The book provides a foundation for new instructors, with a focus on need-to-know content. It helps you quickly learn and apply strategies for teaching in the classroom, teaching in the clinical setting, using technology to enhance learning, and evaluating the effectiveness of your efforts. Written by Judith A. Halstead and Diane M. Billings, bestselling authors and leading figures in nursing and health professions education, this practical handbook addresses the key topics that concern clinicians or beginning educators just like you.
- Comprehensive, practical approach includes examples demonstrating immediate, "how-to" application for those new to the faculty role.
- Consistent organization includes an Introduction to each topic, a Getting Started overview, and chapters focused on key concepts, common issues, and evaluation strategies.
- Learning aids include step-by-step boxes, application activities, self-assessment activities, and a glossary of common terms used in nursing and health professions education.
- Chapters on how to evaluate effectiveness are provided for each topic area.
- Easy-to-read, conversational writing style helps you understand and apply the material.