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Role of Diversity in Nursing Student Learning - Chapter Summary
In today's society, nursing educators must understand how to teach and work with students from various backgrounds. This chapter has been designed to help you review the concept of diversity and how that relates to educating nursing students in higher education. Within these lessons you will go over several teaching theories, methodologies, and recommended teaching strategies. You will also brush up on related terminology and definitions. By completing the chapter, you should be prepared to:
- Describe examples of special populations in education and the needs of diverse learners
- Analyze the theory and strategies behind Culturally Responsive Teaching (CRT)
- Check out how issues with cultural diversity are addressed in higher education
- Examine differential instruction and classroom accommodations for ELL learners
- Explain recommended approaches for teaching ESL online
- Point out ways to instruct special needs students, at-risk students and adult learners
- Compare non-traditional and traditional students in higher education
- Offer examples of using nursing student experiences to teach topics
If you are preparing yourself for an exam on this topic, one way to get ready includes using our lesson quizzes. These short, multiple-choice quizzes include questions that are structured like those found on most major exams. Since there is a quiz for every individual lesson, your scores will reflect which areas of this chapter you know well and which areas you may need to go back and study.
1. Special Populations in Education: Definition & Examples
Obviously, every student is special, but educators sometimes need to focus on populations whose needs are greater than others. This lesson will introduce you to the concept of special populations in education.
2. Understanding Diverse Learning Needs
Students each have unique skills, abilities, and needs that need to be addressed. This lesson will explain several ways students can be different from one another and how you can tailor your instruction to address their needs.
3. Culturally Responsive Teaching (CRT): Theory, Research & Strategies
A person's culture can impact their approach to education and the way they learn. In this lesson, we'll examine culturally responsive teaching, a teaching method that takes into account students' cultures to help them succeed.
4. Addressing Cultural Diversity Issues in Higher Education
Cultural diversity can be an asset in education, but it can also create conflict. Through this lesson, you will explore the ways that cultural diversity affects higher education and learn some ways to address the issue and use it to students' benefit.
5. Differentiated Instruction for ELL Students
In this lesson, you will learn strategies for differentiating your instruction for English Language Learners in the areas of writing, reading, speaking, and listening.
6. Classroom Accommodations for ELL Students
In this lesson, you will learn various techniques for selecting appropriate instructional and testing accommodations for English Language Learners in the content-area classroom.
7. Tips for Teaching ESL Online
In this lesson you will learn some helpful tips and strategies for teaching English as a second language (ESL) online. This lesson covers tips on teaching students how to speak, write, read and listen. Continue reading to learn more.
8. Teaching & Reaching At-Risk Students
Part of being a good teacher is knowing how to reach as many students as possible. This lesson will help you think about what it means to call a student at-risk, and how you can best work with students who get labeled that way.
9. Educating Students with Special Needs
In this lesson, we will explore how to educate students with special needs. We will specifically address how the educational needs of these students are best served if they are in a mainstream classroom being taught alongside their peers.
10. Traditional & Non-Traditional Students in Higher Ed
In this lesson, we will differentiate between the characteristics of traditional and non-traditional students in higher education. We will also discuss common methods that teachers can use to provide effective instruction to the two populations within the same classroom.
11. Teaching Based on Nursing Student Experience
Nurse educators should design student-centered learning in an adult nursing programs. Customized lessons are beneficial for any student from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
12. Adult Learning: Importance, Concepts & Methods
Many people are returning to school in their adult years to earn a degree or finish up an education they started years ago. Instructors have to take a different approach with the non-traditional student to make the learning relevant and useful in their careers and lives.
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Other chapters within the Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) Exam Study Guide course
- Classroom Teaching Strategies
- Clinical Teaching Strategies for CNEs
- Understanding Learning Styles
- Methods of Delivery for CNEs
- Classroom Technology
- Communication Skills for CNEs
- Critical Thinking Skills for Nurses
- Positive Learning Environments for Nurses
- Goal Setting in Nursing Programs
- Learning Domains & Assessments
- Assessment Development
- Assessment Strategies
- Summarizing & Analyzing Educational Assessments
- Grading & Reporting Student Progress
- Curriculum Development in Nursing Programs
- Professional Development for CNEs
- Leadership Roles of CNEs
- Scholarship Roles of CNEs
- The Role of CNEs in the Academic Community
- Nursing Program Overview
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