Student Nurse Laura

Orem – "creative effort of one human being to help another human being."

Different Teaching Styles

Posted by Laura on March 30, 2010

In class we created Posters to explain different teaching styles: My group did Role Play.

My notes from the posters presented are listed below.

Poster Notes taken by Laura.

Contractual Agreement –

  • Contract. Words signed by student. words signed by rn
  • Verbal contract – what is in it.
  • Agreement notes responsibilities of both teacher and learner. Accomplishing importance of mutual commitment.
  • is it legally binding? No
  • Is it appropriate for patient
  • agreement can serve to motivate



  • Between patient and teacher. Requisites: emotionally invested. Learning readiness, cognitive capabilities, participation.
  • Distraction free
  • Active participation


Audio Visual Learning

  • most versatile
  • involved – capture specific teaching
  • sight & sound
  • 50% audio/visual


  • teacher/learner
  • verbal
  • nurses must be aware of progression

Printed materials

  • Pros & cons
  • Requisites: available, literate, ready to learn, personal.
  • Cons: can you see, larger, illiteracy, language barriers, visual deficits
  • Problems: dyslexia, follow up, may be misunderstood, manual impairment.
  • Braille


  • Advantages: appeals to more than one sense. Provides for individual guidance. Allows for reinforcement. Emphasizes proper sequence.
  • Requsites: emotionally ready, motivated, ready to learn.
  • Requisite of the teacher: turn into learner. edits learner’s information. acts on teachable moments. clarifies often, honors the learner as a partner in the educational experience
  • disadvantages: limited to small groups, Repetition can be time consuming. Some tools require a increase risk of teaching skills


  • Requisites: ability to learn, motivation, language, hearing, cognitive ability

Role Modeling

  • affective
  • actions speak louder than words
  • lead by example
  • personal experience maters
  • monkey see/ monkey do


Role Paying – was mine – didn’t take notes J

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