Introduction to the issue“Teachers, guides, and practice teach us to be better dancers because they help us listenmore carefully and follow the music we hear more confidently”Benner (2008)
Standardsommon Core Standards• “Independence”• “Appreciate nuances”• “Value evidence”• “Appreciate differences”merican Academy of Colleges of Nursing Standards• Knowledge, Skills, and Disposition
Plan/Expected Outcomes:he participant will be able to• Develop a working definition of disposition.• Recognize the importance of teaching disposition even in online classroom.• Acquire new tools that support the mentoring of adult students in online formats that mirror successes in mentoring in traditional classrooms.
• Create a personal plan to incorporate tools into his/her own online classroom within his/her own curriculum to foster particular disposition in his/her own students.
Curriculum:efine disposition: article review 1 page papereview Core Standards for developing attitudes: Core Standardsreview 1 page paperiscuss the importance of mentoring online;
Examplesook review on spirituality in a particular professionthical case discussionynchronous chat involving a philosophy of teaching
Personal Applicationorkshop: Teaching to Care Onlinebjective:• the participant will identify ways in his/her own online curriculum to purposefully foster caring disposition in students
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