Designed for nursing educators and students interested in the field of nursing education, Integrating Technology in Nursing Education: Tools for the Knowledge Era provides valuable, easy-to-use strategies on incorporating technology into the classroom. The text examines the increased role of technology in healthcare and its transformational impact on that field, allowing nurses to understand current and future trends and thus, integrate technology into nursing education in order to effectively prepare students for a new, technologically-driven healthcare environment. Also featured are topics on learning theories, the instructional design process, changes in higher education, and variations in learning environments. Using case studies, critical-thinking exercises, weblinks, and more, the text challenges nurses to think critically and formulate compelling teaching strategies. Written by a renowned nursing educator, instructional designer, informaticist, and simulation expert, Integrating Technology in Nursing Education: Tools for the Knowledge Era gives nurses the tools they need to step boldly into the technology era.
Associate Professor and Program Coordinator for Nursing, Pennsylvania State University, Shenango Director, Virtual Learning Experiences (VLE), Professor, Graduate Programs, Chamberlain College of Nursing Instructional Designer, College of Health and Human Development, Penn State University Education Technology Services (ETS), Teaching and Learning with Technology, Information Technology Services, Pennsylvania State University