Title : Creative teaching and learning strategies in nursing assistant education
During this presentation, I will be discussing different active learning and teaching strategies to use in nursing education in classroom, lab, and clinical settings. Trends in nursing education, new approaches in the design of learning and teaching strategies, and varied learning styles are a part of the presentation. Active learning and teaching exercises, and introductory and closing learning exercises in classroom will be discussed in the presentation. Assessment of student learning in classroom activities during lecture will be explored. Meeting the needs of students with different learning styles like kinesthetic learners, visual learners, and auditory ( Musical) learners will be reviewed during the presentation. Journal writing and reflection exercises during post conference in the clinical setting will be discussed in the presentation. Role of the clinical instructor and lab instructor in designing clinical assignments and setting up labs for success will be discussed in detail. Writing notes of encouragement to themselves will be part of reflection during post conference in the clinical setting. An educator’s role as a facilitator, guide, supporter, and supervisor in the lab setting will be examined. Critiquing each other’s performance and role play as a learning and teaching strategy in the lab setting will be part of the discussion. The think-pair-share and the jigsaw teaching method will be used for group activities during the presentation.