Practicum in Nursing Education
Assignment 2: Practicum Project
Your final Practicum Project asks you to evaluate/assess yourself in your efficacy in the role of the nurse educator. Did you progress as you had hoped to? Are you excited about your achievements?
In your Practicum Project you will evaluate/assess yourself addressing the self-evaluation criteria below. You will create a 6–8-page paper according to APA format (excluding title page, references, and appendices) addressing all eight items.
1. Breed an environment of excitement for learning through motivation and leadership. 2. Articulate clear expectations, goals, objectives/learning outcomes, and course requirements. 3. Communicate effectively with learners as well as colleagues to meet learning outcomes. 4. Facilitate learning experiences with teaching strategies that are appropriate for diverse learning preferences/learning needs and where learners are actively engaged in the learning process.
5. Seek, inquire, and implement current evidence-based best practices and proven instructional strategies in learner settings. 6. Adopt standards-based learner assessment and evaluation practices to measure students’ levels of achievement. 7. Facilitate effective learning through timely and meaningful feedback. 8. Create learning experiences where learner’s prior experience and knowledge are both acknowledged and built on.
Assignment 2 Grading Criteria Maximum Points
Collaborated with others to adapt instructional/curriculum plans to meet learning outcomes. 40
Adopted standards-based assessment practices to measure students’ levels of achievement. 40
Articulated clear expectations, goals, learning outcomes, and course requirements. 40
Used teaching strategies appropriate for diverse learning preferences and learning needs. 40
Communicated professionally and effectively with learners as well as colleagues. 40
Created learning experiences where learner’s prior experience and knowledge are both acknowledged and built on. 40
Facilitated learning experiences where learners are actively engaged in the learning process. 40
Increased learner motivation and engagement by contextualizing student experiences. 40
Facilitated effective learning through timely and meaningful feedback. 40
Followed APA guidelines for writing style, spelling and grammar, and citation of sources. 30