Teaching strategies used by nursing faculty to promote critical thinking in the classroom and clinical setting

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dc.contributor.advisor Hodson Carlton, Kay, 1946- en_US
dc.contributor.author Taulbee, Sarah A. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-03T19:40:00Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-03T19:40:00Z
dc.date.created 2007 en_US
dc.date.issued 2007
dc.identifier LD2489.Z9 2007 .T38 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/handle/187584
dc.description.abstract Critical thinking (CT) is an essential and expected outcome of nursing education. Nursing graduates are required to problem solve and make critical decisions in the rapidly changing environment of knowledge and technological advancement (Twibell, Ryan, & Hermiz, 2005). CT is also an NLNAC outcome requirement of nursing education. Examination of the strategies utilized to facilitate CT is fundamental to nursing education development.The purpose of this study is to identify teaching strategies that promote CT in nursing students in the classroom and clinical setting. Scheffer and Rubenfeld's (2000) definition of critical thinking is the organizing framework for this descriptive study. The sample will include 18 full-time nursing faculty members who teach in the Associate of Science Nursing program from a private college in the Mid-western United States. Permission will be obtained from the Institutional Review Board of the parent organization and rights of the participants will be protected. Nursing faculty will be surveyed and responses reported using descriptive statistics as defined by Scheffer and Rubenfeld's habits of the mind and skills. Findings will be used to provide information for nursing faculty on teaching strategies to promote CT in the classroom and clinical setting in schools of nursing. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship School of Nursing
dc.format.extent v, 104 leaves ; 28 cm. en_US
dc.source Virtual Press en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Critical thinking. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Nursing -- Study and teaching (Associate degree) en_US
dc.title Teaching strategies used by nursing faculty to promote critical thinking in the classroom and clinical setting en_US
dc.type Research paper (M.S.), 3 hrs. en_US
dc.description.degree Thesis (M.S.) en_US
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/1367797 en_US


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