Nurse Educator Role: A Guide For The New Nurse Educator

Starting out as a nurse educator can be a daunting and ‘thrown in at the deep end’ experience. Teaching to students, colleagues and other nurses in the workplace or higher education setting presents an array of challenges. But now you’re in the role, your expected to be able to deliver many types of education and…

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Workplace Learning

Looking into the perspectives of education, training and lifelong learning in the workplace are important aspects for those interested in education. It is also advisable to look outside healthcare for a lens into the sociology of work. Some key terms for workplace learning: formal learning informal informal hierarchy power culture teamwork mentorship role modelling community…

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Glossary of Education Terms: Wikipedia Resource

Formal education terminology can be at times confusing, potentially exclusionary for those trying to understand the theoretical components for their development as healthcare educators. Try explaining terms such as the cognising individual, epistemological theory or my old adversary, Radical Constructivism (which I couldn’t find in this glossary, maybe they couldn’t explain it either!). Glossary of…

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Heutagogy

Introduce and provide an overview of heutagogy: What is heutagogy Challenges of sandpit approach in healthcare This is part of the presentation series from Nursing Education Network. All based on microlearning, they will be short quick snippets on education topics to provide an introductory overview. Resources Nursing Education Network. (2018). Heutagogy & Nursing.

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Adult Learning

Introduce and provide an overview of adult learning: Knowles 4 principles Lifelong learning This is the second presentation from Nursing Education Network. All based on microlearning, they will be short quick snippets on education topics to provide an introductory overview.

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Education In Healthcare

Introduce and provide an overview of education theories: Constructivism Experiential Learning Communities of Practice (CoP’s) This is the first presentation from the Nursing Education Network series. All based on microlearning, they will be short quick snippets on education topics to provide an introductory overview.

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Adult Learning Theory Resources

This is part II of organising posts from this blog into grouped resources for the nurse educator, and the focus is on learning theories. Part I were resources to support and direct the understanding of the nurse educator. Part III will focus on education delivery methods. Adult Learning Theory Adult Learning (Androgogy) 5 Perspectives of…

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Learning to Unlearn

Learn-Unlearn-Relearn To move into new domains of learning and knowledge there is a need for revolutionary thinking to be confident enough to rise to the challenge of moving into the unknown. Education from school to university and then into workplace, is normally planned and structured around a developmental trajectory as a persons skills, knowledge and…

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Authentic, Engaging & For The Learning

Authenticity is key, don’t worry too much on making everything beautiful and perfect is the message when creating online resources. Visualisation is important to grab attention, and imagery can portray powerful messages but follow the substance over style to start with. Authenticity can be seen in a range of ways from the delivery, to the…

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