Pedagogy In Nursing

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Introduction: In this project, a first year undergraduate nursing class was observed. A number of 18 nursing students were attended in this one hour class. The lesson of the class was about technology in nursing. At the beginning of the class, the educator started by welcoming the students and then she gave a brief feedback about previous assignment. During this one hour class, the educator mainly used the Postmodern Pedagogy and Narrative Pedagogy. By telling stories about her life experiences and makes students challenging what they believe, the educator approach the Postmodern and Narrative Pedagogies. Discussion of the effectiveness of the pedagogy and strategies used: Pedagogy: In this class, the educator mainly used Narrative Pedagogy.…show more content…
The main use of questioning is to evaluate the students’ understanding of the class, but in this class the educator was using questions to evaluate the students; understanding and to make the students critically think of an issue. This strategy fitted with the Postmodern Pedagogy that was used in this class. In most cases, the educator used an open-ended questions because this type of questions engaged the student to think. The last strategy used in this class is audiovisual. This strategy was used at the last part of the class to achieve the objective of getting information from a reliable source. For young students, the use of technology in the class room helps the student to participate and engage with the lesson. The educator used this strategy by showing the students some reliable web-sites. Furthermore, the educator asked a student to use the computer to show a web-site. This technique allows the students to effectively participate and engage. Discussion of ability to engage learners & fit various learning…show more content…
Both, the Postmodern and the Narrative pedagogies were effective for the type of the lesson. However, in my opinion, the educator might use the Critical Pedagogy in a part of this lesson. The main point of the Critical pedagogy is to decentering authority (Ironside, 2001, p. 76). In this pedagogy, the educator and the students moderate the lesson. The Critical pedagogy gives the student more freedom to engage in the lesson which means that all the students play the same role and encourage them to participate more
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