Developing skills for teaching: Reflections on the lecture as a learning tool for the novice midwife educator

O'Malley, D. and Fleming, S. (2012) Developing skills for teaching: Reflections on the lecture as a learning tool for the novice midwife educator. Nurse Education in Practice, 12 (5). pp. 253-257. ISSN 14715953 (ISSN)

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This paper explored how I, as a novice midwife educator in a Higher Education Institution, utilised my reflections on the preparation, delivery and evaluation of a lecture to develop my teaching skills. My personal teaching and learning philosophy was informed by humanism. Reflecting on my teaching and learning philosophy, and the teaching and learning theories that guided the session, enabled me to identify aspects of my teaching that required further development. Similarly, the process permitted me to recognise positive aspects that I could take forward and build upon in my professional development as an educator. The key learning for me as a novice educator is outlined, with an emphasis placed on preparation and strategic question formulation. © 2012 Elsevier Ltd.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: Lecture; Midwifery education; Novice; Student-centred learning; article; education; female; human; learning; midwife; nursing education; nursing evaluation research; nursing methodology research; organization and management; philosophy; pregnancy; professional competence; standard; teaching; Education, Nursing, Graduate; Faculty, Nursing; Humans; Midwifery; Nursing Education Research; Philosophy, Nursing
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Date Deposited: 06 Dec 2015 07:59
Last Modified: 10 Dec 2015 19:04
URI: http://eprints.teachingandlearning.ie/id/eprint/3474

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