PIDP 3250 Instructional Strategies Resources

Resources for Self-Directed Learning

Heutagogy: An alternative practice based learning approach.
• Bhoyrub, J., Hurley, J., Neilson, G. R., Ramsay, M., & Smith, M. (2010). Heutagogy: An alternative practice based learning approach. Nurse Education in Practice, 10, 322-326. doi:10.1016/j.nepr.2010.05.001.
Student engagement techniques: A handbook for college faculty
• Barkley, E.F. (2010). Student engagement techniques: A handbook for college faculty. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Resources for Learning Styles

Andreou, c., Papastavrou, e., & Merkouris, A. (2014). Learning styles and critical thinking relationship in baccalaureate nursing education: A systematic review. Nurse Education Today, 34, 362-371.

Barkley, E. F. (2010). Student engagement techniques: A handbook for College Faculty. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Brookfield, S.D. (2006). The skillful teacher. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass

Crawford, S. Y., Alhreish, S.K., & Popovich, N.G. (2012). Comparison of learning styles of pharmacy students and faculty members. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 76(10), 1-6.

Doyle, N.W. & Jacobs, K. (2013). Accommodating student learning styles and preferences in an online occupational therapy course. Work, 44, 247-253. doi:10.3233/WOR-121501

Manee, F., Nadar, M., & Jahrami, H. (2013). Learning styles of allied health sciences students at Kuwait University. International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation, 20(5), 255-260.

McCrow, J., Yevchak, A., & Lewis, P. (2014). A prospective cohort study examining the preferred learning styles of acute care registered nurses. Nurse Education in Practice, 14, 170-175.

Merriam, S. B., Caffarella, R.S., & Baumgarterner, L.M. (2007). Learning in adulthood: A comprehensive guide (3rd ed.). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Rajeswari, S. (2010). The challenges of applying learning styles in nursing education. International Journal of Nursing Education, 2(1), 32-33.

Rohrer, D. & Pashler, H. (2012). Learning styles: Where’s the evidence? Medical Education, 46, 634-635. doi: 10.111/j.1365-2923.2012.04273

Resources for Positive Learning Environment

Mann, J. C. (2014). A Pilot Study of RN-BSN Completion Students’ Preferred Instructor Online Classroom Caring Behaviours. ABNF Journal, 25 (2), 33-39.

Primary National Strategy, (2004) DfES 0523-2004 G, Crown copyright.

Sitzmann, T., Ely, K., Bell, B. S., & Bauer, K. N. (2010). The Effects of Technical Difficulties on Learning and Attrition during Online Training. Journal Of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 16(3), 281-292.

Smith, N. (2010, May 4). Teachers Embracing Social Media In The Classroom. Tech News Daily. Retrieved from

Steele, A,, Richards, T. (2012). Student Perceptions of a Cloud Assessment Learning Environment. The Online Journal of Distance Education and E-Learning 2 (1).

Swafford, M., Bailey, S. & Beasley, K. (2014). Positive Learning Environment Enhance Student Achievement. Techniques: Connecting Education & Careers, 89 (5), 32-35.

Walter, J. D., Brooks, C. D., Baepler, P. (2011, Dec 15). Pedagogy and Space: Empirical Research on New Learning Environments. Educase Review Online Retrieved from

Wales High School (2013, July 29). Positive Learning in the Classroom. Retrieved May 13, 2014, from

Resources for Learning How to Learn,%20Snyder.pdf
Of dispositions, attitudes, and habits:
exploring how emotions shape our thinking
Starfish an inspirational message for all teachers
Peirce, W. (2003, January 1). METACOGNITION: Study Strategies, Monitoring, and Motivation. METACOGNITION. Retrieved May 21, 2014, from
Thinking about thinking Metacognition
How to get the most of studying: A video series
Lang, J. (2012, January 17). Metacognition and Student Learning. The Chronicle of Higher Education. Retrieved May 19, 2014, from

Resources for Motivation Forum:

Articles: 15 Tips To Improve Learners’ Motivation for eLearning Courses How To Tap The Power of Learner Motivation Motivation in Learning: Encouraging Active Engagement by avoiding the QFNS

Classroom Management Resources in Schools meditation energy generator BOPPS Practical Strategies

Resources for Visible Learning
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Resources for Questioning Techniques culture-of-inquiry

Resources for the Flipped Classroom,%20Snyder.pdf


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