Evaluation and Testing in Nursing Education

Evaluation and Testing in Nursing Education

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Named a 2013 Doody's Essential Purchase! qThis book should be required reading for all educators! It is necessary for educators to keep pace with the changing dynamics of learners and this book provides insights into how to achieve this goal.q--Doody's Medical Reviews Praise for the Third Edition: AnWithout question, this book should be on every nurse educator's bookshelf.Ar --Nursing Education Perspectives The Angold standardAr for evaluation and testing in nursing education, this revision helps educators measure and evaluate the level of learning that their students have achieved and presents fundamental concepts of what constitutes reliable tools and rubrics for measuring studentsAs classroom and clinical performance. It describes how to develop a test blueprint and to assemble, administer, write, and score all types of tests and test questions, and analyze tests and test performance for both classroom and clinical evaluation. It includes guidelines for preventing cheating, and for conducting productive posttest discussions. The book offers strategies for evaluating higher cognitive levels of learning and for evaluating written assignments with sample scoring rubrics. The book explores important social, ethical, and legal issues associated with testing and evaluation. The text meets NLN Certification Competency #3: Use Assessment a Evaluation Strategies (15% of CNE Test BluePrint). New to the Fourth edition: Expanded coverage of essential concepts in assessment, evaluation, and testing in nursing classroom and clinical education A new chapter on online testing, with and without an online teaching platform such as BlackBoard, standardized online testing packages, establishing valid online-based testing, and related issues Current research, references, and new examples Stronger focus on evaluating higher level cognitive functions Additional test preparation for NCLEX and other certification tests Development of test items that prepare students for licensure and certification exams, including discussion of innovative items being piloted for possible use on the NCLEX Expanded coverage on establishing rubrics for assessing written assignments New information on using simulation for AnHigh Stakes TestingAr Online teaching guide that includes PowerPoint slides, sample core syllabus, and learner activitiesFourth Edition Marilyn H. Oermann PhD, RN, FAAN, ANEF, Kathleen B. Gaberson PhD, RN, CNOR, CNE, ANEF ... The growth rate of online student enrollment in all disciplines has far exceeded the growth rate of traditional course studentanbsp;...

Title:Evaluation and Testing in Nursing Education
Author:Marilyn H. Oermann PhD, RN, FAAN, ANEF, Kathleen B. Gaberson PhD, RN, CNOR, CNE, ANEF
Publisher:Springer Publishing Company - 2013-02-11


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