Distance Education in Nursing, Second Edition
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The second edition of the award winning Distance Education in Nursing continues to offer basic introductory information on distance teaching and learning and now brings the application of newly developed computer technology to this environment. Each chapter provides real-life distance education experiences of both teachers and students, and describes ways in which distance education has enhanced the quality of their nursing education. As a nurse educator, whether novice or expert, you will benefit from this book, written by such distinguished contributors as Diane Billings, Suzanne Hetzel Campbell, and Marilyn H. Oermann. Preface, J.M. Novotny and R.H. Davis Introduction, S.M. O'Brien An Overview of Distance Education and Web-Based Courses, J.M. Novotny and T.H. Wyatt Part I: Teaching and Learning Strategies for Distance Education Teaching a Web-Based Course: Lessons from the Front, M.L. McHugh Supporting Learner Success, C.L. Mueller and D.M. Billings Faculty Preparation for Teaching Online, A.E. Johnson Using Clinical Simulations in Distance Education, P.R. Jeffries, M.T. Hovancsek, and J.M. Clochesy Using Learning Objects to Enhance Distance Education, T.H. Wyatt and L. Royer Motivation and Distance Education Students, C.A. Hudak Online Learning as a Tool for Professional Development, S.H. Campbell Part II: Experiences of Specific Programs Teaching Online Pathophysiology: The University of Colorado Health Science Center School of Nursing, H. Lee, N. Holloway, L. Field A Distance Learning Master's Degree Program for Nurse-Midwives and Nurse Practitioners: Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing, S. Stone Supervising RN Students in a RN to MSN Program: Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, C.J. Bess Distance Education at the University of South Carolina College of Nursing, K.S. Montgomery, J.W. Alexander, T. Bushee, M.A. Parsons, and V. Polyakova-Norwood Part III: Where Are We Going with Distance Education? Program Innovations and Technology in Nursing Education: Are We Moving Too Quickly? M.H. Oermann Attitudes toward Distance Education: A "Disruptive" Technology? R.H. Davis Appendix: Web Resources for Distance Education