NR523 Assessment and Evaluation Techniques in Education
Week 7 Discussion
DQ1 Preparation for the NCLEX® Exam
The Curriculum Committee is struggling with another issue in nursing education. The dean is very concerned about achieving a high NCLEX® pass rate; though, so far your school is above 90%.
Think outside the box. Recognizing that part of your plan will be to offer students standardized exams, what are additional methods you can use to prepare students for the NCLEX® exam? What are the advantages and disadvantages of using these methods in comparison to using standardized examinations? Please read this document before tackling this discussion question.
National League for Nursing (2010). High stakes testing. Retrieved from http://www.nln.org/advocacy-public-policy/issues/high-stakes-testing (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
DQ2 Systematic Evaluation Plans
Your school is getting closer to the reaccreditation visit, and you are hearing a lot about the BSN systematic evaluation plan. What are the components of the systematic evaluation plan, how is it used to assure that the needs of the school’s stakeholders are met, and why should faculty be involved in its development?