ERIC Number: ED164865
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
Faculty Development in Nursing Education Project. A Report.
Southern Regional Education Board, Atlanta, GA.
This report describes some of the initial plans, activities, and opinions of southern nursing school faculty selected to participate in the Faculty Development in Nursing Education Project (FDN). Section 1 states that the project's overall objectives are to improve and to develop the teaching skills of nurse educators in meeting the needs of students from culturally and educationally diverse backgrounds. Besides listing the twenty participating college nursing programs, the section also describes the history of other nursing education programs sponsored by the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), FDN's administrator. Section 2 focuses on the development of project plans by task groups appointed at the twenty sites: (1) to identify the targeted student population (male, rural, minority, and disadvantaged students); (2) to establish the special concerns and needs of nursing educators in meeting these students' needs; and (3) to determine faculty beliefs regarding education, learners, and teaching methods (the results of surveys conducted at some sites are summarized). Also included are two papers previously published by the SREB and relevant to FDN activities: "Diversity: Cultural and Educational" which emphasizes the special needs of students of diverse backgrounds and "Dimensions of the Teacher's Role" which discusses the purpose and process of teaching. (ELG)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Disadvantaged, Educationally Disadvantaged, Faculty Development, Faculty Evaluation, Failure, Inservice Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Instructional Improvement, Medical Education, Nursing, Nursing Education, Postsecondary Education, Regional Programs, Student Needs, Student Teacher Relationship, Success, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Improvement, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Health Resources Administration (DHEW/PHS), Bethesda, MD. Div. of Nursing.
Authoring Institution: Southern Regional Education Board, Atlanta, GA.