Title Pathways to a Nursing Education Career, 2/e
Subtitle Transitioning From Practice to Academia
Author Judith A. Halstead, Betsy Frank
ISBN 9780826139986
List price USD 70.00
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Binding Paperback
No of pages 200
Book size 153 x 229 mm
Publishing year 2018
Original publisher Springer Publishing Company
Published in India by Springer Publishing Company
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First Edition Winner of the Journal of Nursing Education’s Top Teaching Tools Award!

This award-winning text presents top-notch guidance and a host of practical tools for nursing clinicians transitioning into a faculty role. The second edition is updated to address the many significant innovations taking place in nursing education and how they affect the faculty role including expanding emphasis on interprofessional education, increasing use of interactive teaching strategies and technology enhanced learning, acquiring research funding in a competitive environment, and the growing importance of fostering faculty leadership and succession.

Enriching new chapter features include examples of tools, rubrics, and strategies to illustrate concept application; “Getting Started” callouts offering “first step” strategies/activities to help novice educators apply chapter concepts in their faculty role—also serving as ready-made faculty assignments. The second edition also includes real life case examples that guide novice educators in managing common challenges in academia. Extensive resources, strategies and tips along with guidance for self-assessment help new educators to adapt and even excel during the challenging first year in a faculty role.

Content New to the Second Edition:

  • Discusses key changes and challenges in the nursing profession, health care, higher education, and nursing education
  • Covers teaching in interprofessional education environments
  • Addresses teaching in technology enhanced learning environments and evolving curricular models
  • Explains how to establish teaching “presence”
  • Emphasizes developing faculty leaders and leadership succession
  • Addresses acquiring funding to support research
  • Includes new chapter on establishing student-faculty relationships


Key Features:

  • Delivers proven strategies to help novice educators assume the faculty role
  • Provides real-life case studies describing how to manage common challenges
  • Includes resources, tips, and strategies on navigating the first faculty year
  • Helps novice educators to engage in self-assessment to determine “best fit” in the academic environment


Foreword by Theresa M. “Terry” Valiga, EdD, RN, CNE, ANEF, FAAN



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Chapter 1. The Nursing Faculty Role: Issues, Trends, Opportunities, and Challenges


Chapter 2. Assuming the Faculty Role: Th e Transition From Practice to Academia


Chapter 3. Determining Institutional Fit: Finding the Perfect Faculty Position


Chapter 4. Beginning Your Faculty Career


Chapter 5. Establishing Student–Faculty Relationships


Chapter 6. Developing in the Role of Teacher


Chapter 7. Developing Your Identity as a Scholar


Chapter 8. Determining Your Service Commitment


Chapter 9. Planning Your Career Trajectory


Chapter 10. Afterword


Selected Resources


About the Authors:

Judith A. Halstead, PhD, RN , ANEF, FAAN, is executive director, National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA), and professor emeritus, Indiana University School of Nursing, Indianapolis, Indiana. Dr. Halstead has more than 35 years of experience in nursing education with expertise in online education, program evaluation, nurse educator competencies, and evidence-based teaching. She is coeditor of the widely referenced book on nursing education, Teaching in Nursing: A Guide for Faculty. Dr. Halstead is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Midwest Nursing Research Society (MNRS) Advancement of Science Award for the Nursing Education Research Section and the Sigma Theta Tau International Elizabeth Russell Belford Excellence in Education Award. She is a fellow in the NLN Academy of Nursing Education and the American Academy of Nursing. She served as the president of the NLN from 2011 to 2013.

Betsy Frank, PhD, RN, ANEF, is professor emeritus, Indiana State University School of Nursing, Terre Haute, Indiana. Dr. Frank has taught nursing since 1970 in New Mexico, North Carolina, Utah, Texas, Washington, Ohio, and Indiana. Although retired, she continues to teach online nursing courses for Indiana State University and is active in professional organizations, including serving on the inaugural National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA) Board of Commissioners. Dr. Frank has been awarded several grants to support nursing education and has served as manuscript and book reviewer for nearly all nursing publishers. She has contributed chapters to numerous books, including Feldman’s Educating Nurses for Leadership; Oermann’s Annual Review of Nursing Education; Billings and Halstead’s Teaching in Nursing, fifth edition; and Oermann’s Teaching in Nursing and the Role of the Educator, second edition. She has received the NLN Excellence in Teaching Award and the Midwest Nursing Research Society (MNRS) Advancement of Science Award for the Nursing Education Research Section. Dr. Frank was in the initial class of the NLN Academy of Nursing Education.

Target Audience:

For nursing clinicians transitioning into a faculty role.


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