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Teaching and Learning in Nursing

Volume 1, Number 2

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Number of articles: 4

  1. Grading papers: Pleasure or pain?

    Linda Caputi

    Grading papers can be a difficult and uncomfortable task for faculty. This article offers ways to make the task less subjective and more consistent among faculty. It discusses aspects to consider... More

    pp. 35-42

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  2. Promoting student participation and learning in the observational clinical setting

    Johnett Benson-Soros

    Observational clinical experiences can provide nursing students with many opportunities for active learning and participation; however, with limited faculty contact, students may not actively... More

    pp. 43-46

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  3. Nontraditional nursing students: The social influences on retention

    Rebecca J. Rudel

    Despite the soaring demand for registered nurses (RNs), recruitment and retention of RN students have declined for decades. To explore this problem in relation to nontraditional associate degree RN... More

    pp. 47-54

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  4. How healthy are your nursing students?

    Sharon Staib, Sally Fusner & Kitty Consolo

    This study surveyed the health behaviors of 159 nursing students. The major finding of this study is that there is a need for improvement in the areas of physical activity and weight control.... More

    pp. 55-60

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