TYPE OF LEARNING
Teacher controls content and pace.
Feedback is determined by teacher.
May be given to individual or group.
Encourages retention of facts.
Encourages participation by learner.
Permits reinforcement and repetition at learner's
Permits introduction of sensitive subjects
Teacher controls most of content and pace.
Teacher must understand question and what it
means to learner.
Can be used with individuals and groups.
Teacher sometimes needs to confirm whether
question has been answered by asking learner,
"Does that answer your question?"
Often used with explanation.
Can be used with individuals, small groups, or
Does not permit use of equipment by learners.
Learner can obtain assistance from supportive
Group members learn from one another.
Allows repetition and immediate feedback.
Permits "hands-on" experience.
programmed instruction, and computer learning.
Learners can proceed at their own speed.
Nurse-teacher can act as resource person.
Need not be present during learning.
Can assist in development of communication
Involves active participation by learner.
Nurse sets example by attitude, psychomotor
Table 7-1. Selected teaching strategies.