How to Teach Using Simulation in Healthcare


Author: Mike Davis,Jacky Hanson,Mike Dickinson,Lorna Lees,Mark Pimblett
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119130727
Category: Medical
Page: 192
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How to Teach Using Simulation in Healthcare provides an ideal introduction and easy-to-use guide to simulation in medical education. Written by a team of experienced medical educators, this practical text – packed full of case examples and tips – is underpinned by the theory of simulation in education, and explores how to integrate simulation into teaching. Key topics include: Use of low, medium and high fidelity equipment Issues of simulation mapping and scenario design Role of human factors Formative and summative assessment New social media and technologies Detailed explorations of some examples of simulation. How to Teach Using Simulation in Healthcare is invaluable reading for all healthcare professionals interested and involved in the origins, theoretical underpinnings, and design implications of the use of simulation in medical education.

Strategies for Healthcare Education

How to Teach in the 21st Century
Author: Jan Woodhouse
Publisher: Radcliffe Publishing
ISBN: 1846190061
Category: Medical
Page: 153
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This work contains a Foreword by Dorothy Marriss, Deputy Vice Chancellor and Dean, School of Health and Social Care, University of Chester. This practical guide promotes evidence-based teaching. It provides a thorough, critical analysis of various healthcare teaching strategies, offering new strategies and an integrative approach promoting blended learning, self-directed study, simulation, the use of medical humanities and story-telling. Health and social care educators in all sectors and across all fields will find this book invaluable, as will education policy makers and shapers, and health and social care professionals with an interest in education and professional development. 'This book gives the reader an immensely readable account of the move healthcare education has made into the 21st Century. The move from a syllabus of training detailing concise statements in relation to learning to a curriculum for education that emphasises learning strategy and outcomes is a fairly recent development in education planning. Now the teacher is a facilitator of learning with the expertise to create a stimulating learning environment. I highly recommend this book as a rich source of education development for the new teacher and as a refresher for the more experienced teacher' - Dorothy Marriss, in the Foreword.

Manual of Simulation in Healthcare


Author: Richard H. Riley
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0198717628
Category: Medicine
Page: 480
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The Manual of Simulation in Healthcare, Second Edition is fully revised and updated. It is divided into three sections, beginning with a description of the logistics of establishing a simulation and skills centre and the inherent problems with funding, equipment, staffing, course development, and promotion. The following section details a broad array of considerations for healthcare-centred simulation within medical education and reviews the steps required to develop courses that comply with 'best practice' in medical education. The final section presents simulation scenarios applied to a range of medical scenarios. New material focussing on patient safety, interprofessional education and critical care medicine represent current practice and a revised glossary of terms, acronyms, and abbreviations encountered in the areas of education, acute care medicine, simulation, and aviation has been included to enable the reader to better understand the language used by simulation experts. The Manual of Simulation in Healthcare, Second Edition provides an in-depth understanding of how medical educators can best incorporate simulation teaching methodologies into their curricula and is an invaluable resource to teachers across all the medical specialties.

Innovative Teaching Strategies in Nursing and Related Health Professions


Author: Martha Bradshaw,Arlene Lowenstein,Professor and Director Health Professions Education Doctoral Program School of Health Sciences Simmons College Boston Massachusetts Arlene Lowenstein, RN, PhD
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1284031004
Category: Medical
Page: 610
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Innovative Teaching Strategies in Nursing and Related Health Professions, Sixth Edition is focused on providing in-depth coverage around teaching, learning and evaluation strategies for Nurse Educators and health professionals. The text addresses different styles of learning, diversity in the classroom and critical thinking. Creative and innovative strategies and techniques are woven throughout the text with an emphasis on the importance of simulation in the classroom. The authors bring key concepts to life by including specific examples and suggestions for how to implement teaching strategies, how to identify types of learners as well as how to predict potential issues or challenges with each strategy. The Sixth Edition addresses specific teaching-learning strategies for traditional classroom settings, the clinical arena, and through the use of technology for both web-based and virtual simulation. The new edition focuses on the strategy behind the use of technology to help the students understand how it helps to promote learning and engagement. Innovative Teaching Strategies in Nursing and Related Health Professions, Sixth Edition is appropriate for all graduate level courses for health professions educators. A unique quality of this text is that it can be used in any health professions program other than nursing. No other Health professions education text acknowledges fields other than nursing. This text is widely used by students who practice and teach in a variety of health professions and is viewed as an integral resource for their professional development. Key Features: - Provides specific examples and suggestions for how or when to use particular teaching strategies according to type of learner in the classroom - Addresses trends in health care and education of health professionals (Reference is made to the 2003 report from the Institute of Medicine on health professions education. Examples throughout point to the changing nature of patient care and show how to prepare students to practice in diverse settings) - Discusses the use of Library Resources - Includes coverage of the education of health professionals New to this Edition: Clinical Reasoning Research and teaching the strategies of searching written by a Research Librarian Innovation of new teaching methods and technologies Emphasis on simulation Extensive revision of Concept Mapping chapter along with information on how to grade a student s map Teaching preparation and the use of resources Synchronous Learning"

Human Simulation for Nursing and Health Professions


Author: Linda Wilson, RN, PhD,Leland Rockstraw, RN, PhD,Donna Wilson, RN, MSN, RRT
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826106706
Category: Medical
Page: 392
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"This book could easily become the "go to" text for standardized patient utilization and the backbone for implementation strategies in learning programs...It is a must-have for all disciplines interested in adding the human simulation experience to their programs."--Nursing Education Perspectives "Today there is an explosion in the use of simulation in nursing and health professions education. The contributors to this text are experts in this format of teaching. They are the designers of the learning spaces, the authors of simulation cases and evaluation methods, the experts who program the human patient simulators and who teach the patient actors to enact the clinical scenariosÖI consider this a "handbook" on the design, evaluation and practice of simulation for clinical education. If you are a faculty member with concerns about how your students will make the transition from student to professional, use simulation in your curriculum and learn for yourself that pretending is simulation for life but simulation is pretending for the delivery of exquisite clinical care." Gloria F. Donnelly, PhD, RN, FAAN Dean and Professor Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions Human simulation is changing the face of clinical education in the health professions. Its use has expanded beyond medical school to encompass nursing and mental health clinical education. This comprehensive guide to establishing and managing a human simulation lab has been written by nationally acclaimed simulation experts and is geared for undergraduate, graduate, and professional settings. The text takes the reader step-by-step through the process of planning, organizing, implementing, and maintaining a simulation lab. It describes the required technology, how to train standardized patients, how to implement a simulation, evaluation and analysis of the simulation experience, and how to develop a business plan. The guide details simulation in undergraduate and graduate nursing programs, physician's assistant programs, and mental health education, as well as the use of simulation with critically ill patients, and in perioperative, perianasthesia, women's health, and rehabilitation science settings. Key Features: Offers a blueprint for developing, implementing, and managing a human simulation lab Details use of simulation in numerous nursing and mental health settings along with case studies Provides tools for evaluation and analysis of the simulation experience Presents undergraduate and graduate nursing simulation scenarios and pedagogical strategies Discusses simulation training and required technology Includes templates for writing cases for BSN and MSN levels

Developing Healthcare Skills Through Simulation


Author: Matthew Aldridge,Stephen Wanless
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1446201244
Category: Medical
Page: 300
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This valuable resource provides clear, ready-made activities and guidance from leading practitioners in a range of fields, which healthcare and practice educators and mentors can use to enhance their teaching of all the essential and commonly-taught clinical and management skills and knowledge. Dedicated chapters, which all follow a defined step-by-step format, provide simulation scenarios, alongside facilitator guidance, which will help develop confidence in the teaching of key skills. These scenarios and accompanying guidance can be used as a framework for teaching, promoting a greater understanding of the skill being taught, and providing a risk-free opportunity for the student to practice their clinical and managerial skills and judgment.

Building a Culture of Patient Safety Through Simulation

An Interprofessional Learning Model
Author: Kathleen Gallo, PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN,Lawrence G. Smith, MD, MACP
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826169074
Category: Medical
Page: 232
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"This book provides a dynamic and comprehensive interprofessional approach to building a culture of safety by using simulation across clinical and education spheres in healthcare... This is a comprehensive guide and resource for healthcare organizations, educators, and diverse interprofessional healthcare team members to use to improve patient safety efforts to adapt to the ever-changing, complex world of healthcare. Its practical application is pertinent in transforming the education and practice of medicine, nursing, and other health-related fields... Weighted Numerical Score: 99 - 5 Stars!" Patricia West, MS, BSN Michigan State University College of Nursing Doody's Medical Reviews ì[The authors] have brought together a core group of national leaders to produce what I think is a paradigm-busting book that will help to transform education at the graduate level in medicine, nursing, and all related fields. The book speaks expertly about the high fidelity of simulation training, the need for synthetic models, the adult learning theory behind the debriefÖit is a manifesto about where we must go as an interprofessional team, caring for the patient of the future.î From the Foreword, by David B. Nash, MD, MBA Dean, Jefferson School of Population Health Philadelphia, PA This groundbreaking book reflects the accomplishments of an internationally recognized leader of innovation regarding interprofessional clinical learning through simulation. Based on the North Shore-LIJ Health System corporate university experience, the book describes how this organization used simulation to successfully tackle the major interprofessional health issue of our time: patient safety. This health system created a transformative simulation center that involves nurses, doctors, and related health professionals whose work in clinical teams has resulted in measurable improvements in all aspects of clinical decision-making, critical thinking, teamwork, and communication skillsótoward the ultimate goal of improved patient safety. Key Features: Describes in detail a groundbreaking system of achieving patient safety that uses interprofessional clinical learning through simulation Detailed case studies using concrete methods and examples illustrate the application of theory to practice Presents simulations scalable to any size organization and for use by health care professionals in all specialties Includes theoretical foundations and practical applications for teaching and learning Focuses on interprofessional cooperation and learning

Review Manual for the Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator Exam


Author: Ruth A. Wittmann-Price, PhD, RN, CNE, CHSE, ANEF,Linda Wilson, PhD, RN, CPAN, CAPA, BC, CNE, CHSE, CHSE-A, ANEF, FAAN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826120121
Category: Medical
Page: 442
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The authors of this review manual have captured all of the elements of simulation from establishing the objectives of simulated learning experiences, to constructing scenarios, to debriefing students and the simulation team, to assessing and evaluating the learning that has accrued. They have also described the range of simulation options and the contexts for their most effective use. ;Gloria F. Donnelly, PhD, RN, FAAN, FCPP, Dean and Professor College of Nursing and Health Professions, Drexel University Health professionals embarking on a career teaching simulation are embracing a world of innovation in which both teacher and student can develop their healthcare skills more rapidly and promote better patient outcomes. This is the first practice manual to assist healthcare simulation educators in the United States and internationally in preparing for certification in this rapidly emerging field. The authors, noted experts in simulation and education, have carefully analyzed the CHSE blueprint to ascertain what material is most likely to be covered. They present this information in a user-friendly, pithy outline format. This review manual provides numerous features that help students to critically analyze test content, including end-of-chapter review questions, test-taking strategies, and a comprehensive practice test with answers and rationales. It features current evidence-based teaching practices and incorporates case studies to connect simulation situations to simulation education with healthcare students and includes information about advanced certification and recertification. KEY FEATURES: Comprises the first review book for the CHSE exam Follows the CHSE test blueprint Fosters optimal learning and retention through use of a pithy outline format Provides Teaching Tips feature for best simulation practice Includes Evidence-Based Simulation Practice boxes that focus on current research Incorporates case studies, 230+ test questions, end-of-chapter practice questions, and test-taking strategies The Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator and CHSE marks are trademarks of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. This manual is an independent publication and is not endorsed, sponsored, or otherwise approved by the Society.

Simulated Patient Methodology

Theory, Evidence and Practice
Author: Debra Nestel,Margaret Bearman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118760956
Category: Medical
Page: 168
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Simulated Patient Methodology is a timely book, aimed athealth professional educators and Simulated Patient (SP)practitioners. It connects theory and evidence with practice toensure maximum benefit for those involved in SP programmes, inorder to inform practice and promote innovation. The book providesa unique, contemporary, global overview of SP practice, for allhealth sciences educators. Simulated Patient Methodology: • Provides a cross-disciplinary overview of thefield • Considers practical issues such as recruiting andtraining simulated patients, and the financial planning of SPprogrammes • Features case studies, illustrating theory inpractice, drawn from across health professions and countries, toensure relevance to localised contexts Written by world leaders in the field, this invaluable resourcesummarises the theoretical and practical basis of all human-basedsimulation methodologies.

Innovative Teaching Strategies in Nursing and Related Health Professions


Author: Martha J. Bradshaw,Professor Arlene Lowenstein, RN, PhD
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 0763793833
Category: Nursing
Page: 609
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Innovative Teaching Strategies in Nursing and Related Health Professions, Fifth Edition continues to provide nursing educators and other health care professionals with the latest, proven teaching strategies. Newly revised and updated, this new Fifth Edition offers how-to-strategies for incorporating the burgeoning field of technology into the classroom. New topics include Web 2.0 technologies such as blogs and podcasts. Also featured are chapters on Blended Learning and Study Abroad programs, enabling students to gain a more diverse and increased global perspective. Featuring innovative teaching techniques for various learning environments and real world illustrations of the strategies in use, this book goes beyond theory to offer practical application principles that educators can count on!

Handbook of Teaching for Physical Therapists - E-Book


Author: Gail M. Jensen,Elizabeth Mostrom
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455706019
Category: Medical
Page: 304
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Whether you are practicing in an in-patient or an out-patient facility, academic institution, or clinical residency program, this well-respected handbook gives you the background and guidance you need to effectively educate individuals across the continuum of physical therapy practice. Practical, real-life examples show you how to: incorporate health literacy and needs of the learner; assess and adapt to the various learning styles of patients; use simulations in education; facilitate the development of clinical reasoning skills; and assess learning outcomes and the effectiveness of your teaching. Plus, four all-new chapters and major revisions of all content throughout the book keep you on top of the latest research and best practices. Coverage of the theory and application of educational principles across the continuum of PT practice provides the information you need to improve your skills in the educational process both in academic and clinical settings. Two section format divides content into two parts: designing academic and clinical education programs and teaching students in academic and clinical settings; and teaching patients and families in clinical and community settings. Variety of teaching and teaching assessment methods expands your teaching, learning, and assessment repertoires. Case stories at the beginning of each chapter allow you to see the relevance of the information in the chapter. Threshold concepts highlight key ideas that are important to know. Annotated bibliography at end of each chapter provides resources for further study. NEW! Chapter on Authentic Assessment: Simulation-Based Education reflects the new ways to facilitate student learning through the use of human simulation models. NEW! Chapter on Strategies for Planning and Implementing Interprofessional Education covers the fundamental concepts of team-based care and interprofessional learning. NEW! Chapter on What Makes a Good Clinical Teacher? translates current research on clinical teaching into clinical education and practice. NEW! Chapter on Facilitating the Teaching and Learning of Clinical Reasoning helps you apply current research on clinical reasoning in rehabilitation to clinical education and teaching. NEW! Two combined chapters on Patient Education and Health Literacy (previously chapters 8 and 12) and Applied Behavioral Theory and Adherence: Models for Practice (previously chapters 9 and 10) provide focused presentations on current thinking and practical strategies for addressing health literacy issues in the clinical environment. NEW! Expanded chapter on Post-Professional Clinical Residency and Fellowship Education offers more information on models and trends in residency education and mentoring.

Educational Gameplay and Simulation Environments: Case Studies and Lessons Learned

Case Studies and Lessons Learned
Author: Kaufman, David
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1615207325
Category: Computers
Page: 528
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"This book covers theoretical, social, and practical issues related to educational games and simulations, contributing to a more effective design and implementation of these activities in learning environments"--Provided by publisher.

Innovative Teaching Strategies in Nursing and Related Health Professions


Author: Martha Bradshaw,Arlene Lowenstein
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9780763738563
Category: Medical
Page: 471
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The Fourth Edition of this popular text expands on the third by taking an in-depth look at teaching strategies appropriate for educators working in all health related professions. Chapters present a broad range of strategies, as well as the learning environment to best use the strategies, detailed practical and theoretical information about the strategies, how to deal with problems that could occur, specific examples of the strategies as they have been used, and resources available for further information. Focusing on innovation, creativity, and evaluation, the strategies are developed for use in traditional classroom settings, technology-based settings, and clinical settings.

The Rural Nurse

Transition to Practice
Author: Deana Molinari, PhD, MS, RN, CNE,Angeline Bushy, PhD, RN, FAAN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826157572
Category: Medical
Page: 400
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"Transitioning to rural practice can be daunting for both experienced nurses and new graduates who have an urban orientation and are accustomed to specialized practice with abundant health care resources. Since most nursing education programs and practicing nurses are located in urban settings, programs are needed to prepare nurses who choose rural practice. In their book, Dr. Molinari and Dr. Bushy provide excellent examples of practice models from North America, New Zealand, and Australia with curricula that address transition issues. The text makes a significant contribution to the discussion about how to best prepare nurses for rural practice and will be of interest to administrators, educators, and clinicians. From the Foreward by Charlene A. Winters, PhD, APRN, ACNS-BC Associate Professor Montana State University College of Nursing This is the only volume to address the pressing need for practical information about transitioning from an urban-based nursing education or practice to a rural health care environment. It provides successful strategies that nurses in rural settings can use to develop, implement, and evaluate innovative programs that will meet the needs of individual rural communities. The book details current rural nursing transition-to-practice trends and issues, national standards, and evidence-based model programs worldwide. Rural practice culture is described along with professional education issues, competency, patient care, and safety. Chapters are presented in easy-to-access formats that offer ready solutions for problems commonly encountered in rural practice such as nurse recruitment and retention. In addition to health care delivery issues for specific rural populations, the book presents program descriptions from local to state levels, including locally developed education programs, urban hospital systems outreach to rural facilities, universities collaborating with rural businesses, city-based workshops, statewide competencies tracked by employers, and a distance education program customized by rural agencies. Case studies demonstrate how rural facilities-even the smallest and most isolated-are advancing health care through nurse support. The text will be of value to rural nursing staff developers, critical access hospitals and community clinic administrators, rural professional organizations, small urban health facilities, continuing education providers, nursing workforce centers, and graduate programs. Key Features: The first transition from academia-to-practice guide for rural nursing Charts evidence-based successes and offers model programs in different rural settings Provides rural-specific information to facilitate statewide health mandates Features residency program development processes, with tips and tools that work

Distance Education in Nursing, Second Edition


Author: Jeanne M. Novotny, PhD, RN, FAAN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826146953
Category: Medical
Page: 280
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Designated a Doody's Core Title! 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.

Teaching Technologies in Nursing & the Health Professions

Beyond Simulation and Online Courses
Author: Dr. Wanda Bonnel, PhD, RN,Dr. Katharine Smith, PhD, RN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826118486
Category: Medical
Page: 280
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"This is an excellent resource, highly recommended for new and seasoned educators at every level." --Nursing Education Perspectives Health information technology is now the top priority for improving nursing and health care by informing clinical care, interconnecting clinicians, personalizing care, and improving population health at large. This book presents a broad range of cutting-edge teaching technologies and a detailed overview of teaching and learning pedagogical concepts that are relevant across a variety of teaching environments. Helpful to both new and seasoned educators, these "must-know" strategies allow faculty to keep pace with the rapidly changing digital world. The book helps to guide faculty in making thoughtful, informed decisions on how and where to integrate technology into learning environments. A major feature of this book is the Integrated Learning Triangle for Teaching with Technologies, a faculty tool to help determine if and how specific technologies can promote student learning. Other important chapter pedagogy includes best teaching practices, teaching and learning self-assessment tools, useful tips for faculty such as "making teaching easier," and reflective questions and activities for the reader. Key Topics: Using cutting-edge technologies as tools for "active learning," such as automated response systems, clickers, podcasts, blogs, wikis, web-based modules, and more Expanding faculty and student technology skills and information literacy-a critical competency in all nursing programs Using the Internet and digital videos to help bridge the classroom with the clinical setting Reflecting on how technology impacts current communication systems Incorporating simulation into students' clinical learning experiences Promoting self-directed, lifelong learning through health information technology

Simulation In Anesthesia E-Book


Author: Christopher Gallagher,S. Barry Issenberg
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1437710824
Category: Medical
Page: 512
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Following up his best-selling Board Stiff TEE & Too manuals for the oral boards in anesthesiology, Dr. Gallagher has produced a step-by-step how-to guide on conducting an anesthesia simulation. Topics include which equipment to use as well as suggestions for simulation scenarios that will help train your staff with a theoretical basis for handling even the most unexpected complications. This simulation guide with video clips helps to close the gaps that may result when abnormal situations are not recognized quickly enough or the response to them is haphazard and slow. The result is a highly effective, enjoyable, and affordable tool on this increasingly important way to ensure resources are being managed effectively. Concise and complete guide to all the issues relevant to anesthesia simulation Rich in clinical scenarios and models Experiences from state-of-the-art simulation center Employs latest CPR and other practice guidelines

How to Assess Students and Trainees in Medicine and Health


Author: Olwyn M. R. Westwood,Ann Griffin,Frank C. Hay
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118568249
Category: Medical
Page: 224
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Do you want to improve standards of practice? Do you know how to construct examinations so that they are fitfor purpose? Can you give constructive feedback to aid development? How to Assess Students and Trainees in Medicine andHealth will help you develop these vital skills and muchmore. This brand new title is an ideal resource for those keen to promotebest practice in assessment, evaluation and feedback. From thetheoretical basics of medical education to the various types ofassessment used today, the book considers the practical issuessurrounding assessment, with ‘trouble shooting’ helpfor those designing and writing assessments. With hints and tips drawn from experienced medical educators,How to Assess Students and Trainees in Medicine and Healthis fully supported by a companion website at ahref="http://www.wiley.com/go/assesshealth"www.wiley.com/go/assesshealth/a containingworked examples and sample exemplar assessments that can bemodified for personal use, making this the ultimate guide tomastering assessment, evaluation and development of students andtrainees.

Using Simulations to Promote Learning in Higher Education

An Introduction
Author: John P. Hertel,Barbara J. Millis
Publisher: Stylus Publishing, LLC.
ISBN: 9781579220525
Category: Education
Page: 182
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"Not only did I learn more substantive law than in any other course I've taken, but I learned why I needed to learn all those things." Alumnus of a legal simulation course Simulations create and use a complete environment within which students can interact to apply theory and practice skills to real-world issues related to their discipline. Simulations constitute a powerful tool for learning. They allow teachers simultaneously to integrate multiple teaching objectives in a single process. They motivate students, provide opportunities for active participation to promote deep learning, develop interactive and communication skills, and link knowledge and theory to application. This book provides an introduction to the use of simulations - from creating simple scenarios that can be completed in a single class period, to extended, complex simulations that may encompass a semester's curriculum. Assuming no prior experience in their use, the authors provide a recipe approach to selecting and designing scenarios for all sizes of class; offer guidance on creating simulated environments to meet learning objectives; and practical advice on managing the process in the classroom through to the crucial processes of debriefing and assessment. The detailed concluding description of how to plan and manage a complex simulation -- complete with its sample scenario and examples of documentation - provides a rich demonstration of the process. This book will appeal to anyone, in virtually any field of study, looking for effective ways to bridge the gap between academic learning and discipline-specific practice.