Chapter 14. Becoming and Being Active Learners and Creating Active Learning Workplaces: The Value of Active Learning in Practice Development

  1. Kim Manley Manager Head Visiting Professor Visiting Fellow3,
  2. Brendan McCormack Professor leader4 and
  3. Val Wilson Director Professor5,6
  1. Jan Dewing Independent Consultant Nurse Honorary Research Fellow Visiting Fellow1,2

Published Online: 13 NOV 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444319491.ch14

International Practice Development in Nursing and Healthcare

International Practice Development in Nursing and Healthcare

How to Cite

Dewing, J. (2007) Becoming and Being Active Learners and Creating Active Learning Workplaces: The Value of Active Learning in Practice Development, in International Practice Development in Nursing and Healthcare (eds K. Manley, B. McCormack and V. Wilson), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444319491.ch14

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Resources for Learning and Improving, Royal College of Nursing, UK

  2. 4

    Institute of Nursing Research/School of Nursing, University of Ulster, Newtownabbey, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK

  3. 5

    The Children's Hospital, Westmead, Australia

  4. 6

    The University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Ulster, UK

  2. 2

    Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 NOV 2009
  2. Published Print: 14 FEB 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405156769

Online ISBN: 9781444319491

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Keywords:

  • active learning in practice development;
  • central tenets and processes in PD - systematic active learning;
  • facilitator and ‘co-learner’;
  • key principles of active learning in PD;
  • active learning model and active learning build up;
  • active learning in PD application;
  • active learning and learning preferences;
  • Visual–Auditory–Kinesthetic (VAK) learning style assessment;
  • John Heron's model of holistic learning;
  • active learning - providing holistic learning opportunities in PD

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Theoretical underpinnings of active learning

  • John Heron's model of holistic learning

  • Challenges for PD

  • Concluding comments

  • References