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Section 2 Evaluation

1. Teaching plans are created:

A) To direct the teacher to look at the relationship the student and the course.
B) To communicate in writing exactly what is being taught, how it is being taught and evaluated, and the time allotted to meet each of the behavioural objectives.
C) To legally bind the instructor to performance goals.
D) For supply teachers to pick up where the original instructor left off.

2. A teaching plan should incorporate these basic elements:

A. Purpose and Objectives
B) Outline of Content and Time Allotted
C) Number of students and Emergency evacuation procedures
D) Instructional Resources and Evaluation Methods
E) Course costs and Certification
F) All of the above
G) A, B and C
H) A and D
I) A, B and D

3. Learning contracts are considered an effective teaching strategy because they:

A) Rely on teacher-led instruction and constant evaluation
B) Emphasize self direction and mutual evaluation
C) Stress student-accountability
D) Reject reward systems
E) A and C
F) B and D

4. Learning contracts include these major components

A) Content, Curriculum, Credit and Context
B) Content, Performance Expectations, Evaluation, Time Frame
C) Purpose, Goal, Objective
D) Objective, Content Outline, Method, Time, Resources, Evaluation

5. Cronbach defines the learning curve as:

A) The measureable improvement in skill from beginner to expert
B) The predictable change in the average or median knowledge level of the students in any given course, from beginning to end
C) A record of an individual’s improvement made by measuring his ability at different stages of practice and plotting his scores.
D) How long it takes a student to become competent in performing procedures using new technologies

6. A “steep learning curve” indicates:

A) Something is difficult to learn
B) The learner mastered a skill rapidly and easily
C) The student is below the average speed in learning a skill

7. The pace and pattern of learning are typically irregular.

A) True
B) False

8. A lecture should reiterate the main points discussed in the class readings.

A) True
B) False

9. An advantage of group discussion as a teaching method is that it is a cost-effective means of transmitting a lot of information to a large group of people in a short-amount of time.

A) True
B) False

10. Group discussion works best in groups of

A) 2 to 4
B) 4 to 8
C) 5 to 10
D) 10 to 15

11. When using Demonstration as a teaching method, if a Nurse Educator breaks down the steps of a complex procedure into a sequence of distinct, shorter steps, she is

A) return demonstrating
B) coaching
C) scaffolding
D) imprinting

12. When learners are performing a return demonstration, the Nurse Educator should

A) Do the task for the student if they are struggling, so they do not practice faulty skills
B) Ask the student to describe what they are doing step by step
C) Provide step-by-step coaching to prompt the student
D) Remain silent and limit their help to cues or coaching only when absolutely needed
E) Require the student to stop a task and restart each time they make a mistake

13. For a new skill to become automatic and long lasting, what is essential?

A) Confidence and motivation
B) Independent practice from the beginning
C) Repeated practice beyond the point of mastery
D) Memorization
E) Scaffolding

14. Simulation in Health Care education is used to

A) Teach critical thinking and decision-making skills
B) Weed out uncoordinated or lazy nurses
C) Improve patient safety
D) Replace written exams
E) A and D
F) A and C

15. Educators should first and foremost

A) match their teaching method to the learning style most popular at the moment
B) match their teaching method to the content they are teaching
C) match their teaching method with their own preferred teaching style and avoid others

16. The term ‘instructional materials’ refers to:

A) The tools used to enhance teaching and learning
B) The educator’s lesson plan and grade book
C) The lesson overview and summary information

17. The disadvantages of using print materials include:

A) They are impersonal
B) They are passive tools
C) Literacy skills of your students may vary
D) All of the above
E) There are no disadvantages to using print materials