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1 Utilizing Team Based Learning in Nursing Education Incorporating peer evaluation into assessment Mona P. Klose, MS, RN, CPHQ Sarah B. Fuchs, MS, RN, CJamestown College Department of NursingJamestown, North Dakota
2 Objectives1. Explore methodologies of incorporating Peer Evaluation into assessment.2. Analyze successes and barriers of implementing TBL in Nursing Curricula.3. Identify strategies to avoid individual grade inflation with TBL.4. Evaluate weights of course components for appropriate distribution5. Share classroom activities.
3 Peer Evaluation Goals: Tools Increase student accountability Actively participate in the team, prepare for “real world experience of evaluation”Identify individual strengths and weaknesses of the teamToolsEasily understood by studentsProvide valid dataUser friendly for both students and faculty
4 Peer Evaluation Successes: Assisted students work through personality differences within teamsStudents able to articulate areas of improvement for team members in a motivating wayFeedback produced positive effects
5 Peer Evaluation Barriers: Initial student discomfort with processWorry about “what if they know it is me who said that” and possible team ramifications resultingAcademically strong students worried about possible negative effect of peer evaluationNumber of evaluations throughout the semester
7 Successes of TBL in Nursing Increased discussion and concept reinforcementInteractive nature holds student/faculty interestStudents able to better understand and apply, not just memorizeDevelop individual assertivenessDevelop self and team accountabilityNurses from clinical facility comments about “level of student”
8 Barriers of TBL in Nursing Faculty worry/doubtinitial student reactionAbility to “cover the content using TBL approach”Non TBL faculty concernsStudents spending more prep time for TBL course than non TBL coursePeer EvaluationNew uncomfortable process for students
10 Classroom Activities Comprehensive case studies Gaming –sudden death pharmacology, jeopardyRole playingSimulated Laboratory FinalTeams participated in “mock clinical”TBL Exam ComponentTeam case study prior to individual exams
11 ReferencesMichaelson, L.K., Knight, A.B., & Fink, L.D. (Eds.). (2004). Team-based learning. A transformative use of small groups in college teaching. Sterling, VA: StylusTeam Based Learning Homepage:
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