Strategies to help students learn effectively
Greg Dix Clinical teacher, Cardiff and Vale NHS Trust
Suzanne J Hughes Lecturer in adult nursing, School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies, University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff
All qualified nurses are involved in teaching and learning. This article presents four vignettes of adult learners training to be nurses and examines the factors that may be inhibiting their learning. It goes on to describe some of the strategies and approaches that might help these students to learn more effectively, including the use of learning contracts and reflective practice.
Nursing Standard. 18, 32,39-42. doi: 10.7748/ns2004.04.18.32.39.c3595
Published in print: 21 April 2004