NUR 649E Discussion Question with Answers Week 1 to 8
NUR 649E Week 1 DQ 1
Find a research article on designing learning activities that promotes critical thinking. Summarize the article for your classmates in 1-2 paragraphs. Explain why you chose this study and how this information could be used in your selected area of education (academic, staff, or patient). Be sure to include the entire citation in APA format. The article you select cannot be from any of the course materials or supplemental readings. (Note: It is a violation of copyright law to post the entire text of an article to an online discussion board. Post only the citation information so that it can be referenced by others. Use correct APA format for citations.)
NUR 649E Week 1 DQ 2
Teaching in Nursing: A Guide for Faculty lists several principles for selecting learning activities. Select one of the principles and explain why it would be important to you in your selected area of education (academic, staff, or patient).
NUR 649E Week 2 DQ 1
Review “Code of Fair Testing Practices in Education,” located on the American Psychological Association website at http://www.apa.org/science/programs/testing/fair-code.aspx. What are your thoughts after reading the document? Did you realize it existed? How does the code apply to nursing education? The Code of Fair Testing Practices in Education is over 10 years old. Is it still relevant today? Why? If not, how should it be revised? Use correct APA format when citing.
NUR 649E Week 2 DQ 2
What would be a reasonable evaluation strategy for patient education?
NUR 649E Week 3 DQ 1
Chapter 20 in Teaching in Nursing: A Guide for Faculty discusses the use of technology in nursing education. In addition to the technology mentioned in that chapter, there are many other types of technology devices available today such as eReaders, smartphones, and net books, to name just a few. Select one type of technology application and explain how it is changing the nature of the learning environment and/or the learner's experience in it.
NUR 649E Week 3 DQ 2
Select a specific technology and describe how the use of that technology in nursing education would differ with different types of students.
Note: You may not select a technology that has already been posted by another student; you must select a different one. (This discussion question should be done in advance so that there will be no confusion on whatever technology is chosen).
NUR 649E Week 4 DQ 1
Review four new technology applications posted that you have not had experience with in the nursing environment. For each technology application, explain how it may be modified or adapted for your specific field or patient population. Feel free to ask questions about the application as well. As classmates post to your assignments or ask questions, respond to each.
NUR 649E Week 4 DQ 2
Present the history of one form of distance learning (other than online learning). Explain how the distance learning format originated. Would you consider using it in your practice? Address the advantages and disadvantages of the selected distance education format.
NUR 649E Week 5 DQ 1
Identify the personal characteristics of a student that would support his/her success in distance education. Faculty and students may need different competencies. Choose to discuss the competency needed by either faculty or students; you do not have to do both.
NUR 647E Week 5 DQ 2
What is the role of faculty in distance education?
NUR 649E Week 6 DQ 1
How might assessment of quality in distance education differ from assessment of quality in a traditional classroom setting?
NUR 649E Week 6 DQ 2
Many schools hire adjunct faculty to fill online teaching positions. How might that practice impact the quality of the online education?
NUR 649E Week 7 DQ 1
Read "Thirty-Two Trends Affecting Distance Education: An Informed Foundation for Strategic Planning," located on the Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration website at http://www.westga.edu/~distance/ojdla/fall63/howell63.html. Select one of the trends and explain how you think it will impact nursing education. This article was written in 2003. Is there a need to update the trend to make the article relevant for today? How?
NUR 649E Week 7 DQ 2
Provide an example of a societal trend that will likely impact nursing education and patient education in the future. Provide a multidisciplinary strategy that would maximize the positive impact the trend will have. There are numerous examples that are available; therefore, it is not appropriate to repeat one that has already been provided, unless approved by the instructor. When responding to a post, provide feedback on the strategy suggested and add an additional strategy that may be effective as well.
NUR 649E Week 8 DQ 1
Discuss whether there should be additional criteria to become a distance nurse educator. Explain your response. If you agree that there should be additional criteria, what standards would you set?
NUR 649E Week 8 DQ 2
Predict the career potential for nurse educators in online education. Justify your response by referring to societal trends as studied in Topic 7.
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