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Publications

Books

Transforming Nursing Education through Problem-Based Learning A book about problem-based learning in nursing education written primarily by NERU members.

Transforming                 Nursing Education through Problem-Based LearningTransforming Nursing Education through Problem-Based Learning
by Liz Rideout

With the growing interest in problem-based learning among nurse educators worldwide comes the need for a book that will be a comprehensive guide and resource for anyone considering its implementation in nursing education. This book is that resource. Its strength is its integration of relevant theory, research, and practical information. It is an invaluable resource for nursing faculty contemplating the use of the problem-based learning model
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Blueprint for a Data Collection Tool A "hands on" illustrated guide to help both novice and experienced researchers develop more effective data collection tools with less effort.

Blueprint for a Data Collection Tool
by Organization of Research Coordinators & Assistants (ORCA)
Sheila Hewson, Ellen Jamieson, Mary Johnston, David Keane, Ann Lotter, Karen Robinson, Barbara Silverman, Doris Southwell, Derek Watters, Judy Worsely

The 10 authors of this unusual volume have, collectively, decades of experience in the design and use of data collection tools -- questionnaires, measurement scales, case record forms and data collection forms of all types. Drawing on lessons learned from both their and others' successes and failures, they have created a practical, "hands on" illustrated guide to help both novice and experienced researchers develop more effective data collection tools with less effort. This well-organized, easily understood resource offers excellent advice for students, research staff, principal investigators and others. (more info)



Publications

Education research publications by NERU affiliated researchers (2000/2001)

For a complete list of publications in the School of Nursing, download a copy of the
2000/2001 Biennial Report
[pdf]

Ashford, Y., Roberts, J., Byrne, C., & Browne, G. Parent and teacher disagreement in rating child behaviour (Working Paper Series 00-3). Hamilton, ON: System Linked Research Unit, McMaster University.

Basuray, J., Baxter, P., Byrd, B., Finkelman, A., Justeson, S., & Marshall, P. (2000). Critical thinking in nursing: Case studies across the curriculum. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall Health.

Baumann, A., & Rideout, E. (2001). Standardized patients as an educational resource. In E. Rideout (Ed.), Transforming nursing education through problem-based learning (pp. 281-291). Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett.

Bayley, L., Bhatnagar, N., & Ellis, P. (2001). Facilitating information management skills and dispositions. In E. Rideout (Ed.), Transforming nursing education through problem-based learning. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett.

Benson, G., Noesgaard, C., & Drummond-Young, M. (2001). Facilitating small group learning. In E. Rideout (Ed.), Transforming nursing education through problem-based learning (pp. 75-102). Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett.

Brown, B., Matthew-Maich, N., & Royle, J. A. (2001). Fostering reflection and reflective practice. In E. Rideout (Ed.), Transforming nursing education through problem-based learning. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett.

Ciliska, D., Miles, E., O'Brien, M. A., Turl, C., Tomasik, H. H., Donovan, U., & Beyers, J. (2000). Effectiveness of community interventions to increase fruit and vegetable consumption. Journal of Nutrition Education, 32(6), 341-352.

Crooks, D., Allen, K., Budz, D., Guebert, N., Hershon, L., Stotts, M., Struthers, C., & Syme, A. (2000). Consolidating the educational mandate for the CANO pain initiative. Canadian Oncology Nursing Journal, 10(2), 77-79.

Crooks, D., Lunyk-Child, O., Patterson, C., & LeGris, J. (2001). Facilitating self directed learning. In E. Rideout (Ed.), Transforming nursing education through problem-based learning (pp. 51-74). Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett.

Dobbins, M., Lockett, D., Beyers, J., Michelle, I., Feldman, L., & Vohra, J. (2001). The effectiveness of school-based physical activity interventions in promoting physical activity and fitness and children and adolescents. The effective public health practice project. Hamilton, ON: Hamilton-Wentworth Social and Public Health Services Program.

Drummond-Young, M. (2001). Standardized patients as an educational resource: The McMaster experience. The Japanese Journal of Nursing Education and Nursing Research: Quality Nursing, 7(8), 41-51.

Drummond-Young, M. (2001). Problem-based learning institute for nurse educators, travel and learn. Available from http://www.pblnursing.org

Drummond-Young, M. (2000, Fall/Winter). Nursing mentorship: McMaster BScN alumni as mentors. McMaster University, Women's Health Office Newsletter, 10(3), 12-14.

Drummond-Young, M., & Mohide E. A. (2001). Developing problems for use in problem-based learning. In E. Rideout (Ed.), Transforming nursing education through problem-based learning (pp.165-191). Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett.

Hoxby, H. (2000). The experience of a consortium model of education. In C. Patterson (Ed.), Nurse practitioners: The catalyst of change (pp. 208-254). Troy, ON: Grange.

Hoxby, H. (2000). Optimizing technologies in nurse practitioner education. Journal of Telehealth and Telemedicine, 6(Suppl. 2), S30-S32.

Hubert, J., McGarr, P., England, J., Phillipchuk, D., Cummings, G., Rogers, R., Hamilton, L., Villeneuve, L., Donnelly, G., & Patterson, C. (2000). The spark that lit the flame. In C. Patterson (Ed.), Nurse practitioners: The catalyst of change. Brantford, ON: JPatt Publishing Inc.

Hunsberger, M., Baumann, A., Lappan, J., Carter, N., Bowman, A., & Goddard, P. (2000). The synergism of expertise in clinical teaching: An integrative model for nursing education. Journal of Nursing Education, 39(6), 278-282.

LeGris, J. (2001). N3MM3 therapeutic communication skills for clients and families (Custom Courseware). Hamilton, ON: School of Nursing, McMaster University.

LeGris, J. (2001). The preceptorship model of clinical nursing education. In B. Majumdar (Ed.), Problem based learning (pp. 111-122). Thailand: Tans Press and Graphic Publishing.

LeGris, J., Weir, R., Browne, G., Gafni, A., Stewart, L., & Caston, S. (2000). Developing a model of collaborative research: The complexities and challenges of implementation. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 37, 65-79.

LeGris, J. & Cote, F. (1997). Collaborative Partners in Nursing Education: A Preceptorship Model for Senior Baccalaureate Nursing Students. Nursing Connections, 10(1), 55-69.

Lunyk-Child, O. I., Crooks, D., Ellis, P. J., Ofosu, C., O'Mara, L., & Rideout, E. (2001). Self-directed learning: Faculty and student perceptions. Journal of Nursing Education, 40(3), 116-123.

Majumdar, B. (2001). Problem-based learning. Thailand: Tana Press & Graphic Publishing Co.

Majumdar, B. (2000). Primary health care for trained traditional birth attendants: Study guide for clinical nurses (Educational Manual). Tier 2 Project, Canadian International Development Agency.

Matthew-Maich, N., Brown, B., & Royle, J. (2000). 'Becoming' through reflection and professional portfolios: The voice of growth in nurses. Reflective Practice, 1(3), 309-324.

McInnes, K. (2001). Adding pizzazz: A presentation skills workshop for healthcare professionals. Journal for Nurses in Staff Development, 17(3), 151-158.

O'Mara, L., Carpio, B., Mallette, C., Down, W., & Brown, B. (2000). Developing a teaching portfolio in nursing education: A reflection. Nurse Educator, 25(3), 125-130.

Patterson, C. (2000). Collaboration: An old nursing practice with new challenges. In C. Patterson (Ed.), Nurse practitioners: The catalyst of change. Brantford, ON: JPatt Publishing Inc.

Patterson, C. (2000). Nurse practitioners: The catalyst of change. Brantford, ON: JPatt Publishing Inc.

Patterson, C., & Hezekiah, J. (2000). What makes practice advanced? In C. Patterson (Ed.), Nurse practitioners: The catalyst of change. Brantford, ON: JPatt Publishing Inc.

Rideout, E. (2001). Transforming nursing education through problem-based learning. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett.

Rideout, E. (2001). Evaluating student learning. In E. Rideout (Ed.), Transforming nursing education through problem-based learning. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett.

Rideout, E., & Carpio, B. (2001). The problem-based model of nursing education. In E. Rideout (Ed.), Transforming nursing education through problem-based learning. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett.

Rideout, E., & Love, B. (2000). Follow-up of graduates of the pediatric and oncology nursing curriculums. Cancer Care Ontario.

Royle, J. A., Blythe, J., DiCenso, A., Boblin-Cummings, S., Deber, R., & Hayward R. (2000). Evaluation of a system for providing information resources to nurses. Health Informatics Journal, 6(2), 100-109.

Royle, J., DiCenso, A., Baumann, A., Boblin-Cummings, S., Blythe, J., & Mallette, C. (2000). RN and RPN decision making across settings. Canadian Journal of Nursing Leadership,13(4), 11-17.

Royle, J., Sword, W., Black, M., & Brown, B. (2001). Developing clinical opportunities and resources for problem-based learning. In E. Rideout (Ed.), Transforming nursing education through problem-based learning (pp. 239-258). Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett.

Sanchez-Sweatman, O. H. (2001). Using problem-based learning in distance education. In E. Rideout (Ed.), Transforming nursing education through problem-based learning (pp. 311-324). Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett.

Sidani, S., Irvine, D., & DiCenso, A. (2000). Implementation of the primary care nurse practitioner role in Ontario. Canadian Journal of Nursing Leadership, 13(3), 13-19.

Tompkins, C. (2001). Nursing education for the 21st century. In E. Rideout (Ed.), Transforming nursing education through problem-based learning (pp. 1-19). Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett.

Valaitis, R., & Ciliska, D. (2000). Electronic support groups to improve health. Effective public health practice report. Hamilton, ON: Public Health Research Education and Development Program. Available from (http://www.city.hamilton.on.ca/sphs/ephpp/ephppSumRev.htm

Valaitis, R., Sword, H., Jones, B., Hodges, A. (2001). Digital PBL Case: Brigitte Boire [Electronic version]. Hamilton, ON: McMaster University. Available from http://www.learnlink.mcmaster.ca

Valaitis, R., Thomas, H., Kominar, J., & Collier, D. (2000, December). Lectures for health sciences and society [CD-ROM]. Hamilton, ON: McMaster University.

van Soeren, M. H., Andrusyszyn, M. A., Laschinger, H., Goldenberg, D., & DiCenso, A. (2000). Consortium approach for nurse practitioner education. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 32(4), 825-833.

Wolff, A., & Rideout, E. (2001). The faculty role in problem-based learning. In E. Rideout (Ed.), Transforming nursing education through problem-based learning. Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett.

Reports

NERU Vision and Strategic Planning, May 2002 [pdf]
2000/2001 Biennial Report
[pdf]
NERU Report 1997-2000 [pdf]

 

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