Watson's Caring in the Digital World: A Guide for Caring when Interacting, Teaching, and Learning in Cyberspace
ISBN: 0826161154
EAN13: 9780826161154
Language: English
Pages: 156
Format: Paperback
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Book Overview
This innovative text, built on the foundations of Watson's Caring Science, demonstrates how nursing professionals can develop virtual relationships that encompass caring and understanding in professional, teaching/learning, and everyday cyber communications. It describes how caring and love can transcend distance, space, and time in our increasingly virtual world to preserve the basic fabric of humanity as we physically interact less and electronically interact more. Straightforward and concise, the text offers specific practices for teachers, students, and professionals to support caring in a digital world, along with practical examples that enable readers to envision ways to create their own caring online presence. The text provides examples of initiatives aimed at establishing ongoing intent to care on levels ranging from personal to global. Included are a variety of educational activities that rely on digital resources to facilitate interaction, collaboration, learning, and connection. Learning objectives and knowledge-check questions in each chapter reinforce information, and a corresponding MOOC and other free professional online trainings are available to readers to augment study. Key Features: Built on Watson's Caring Science and expanded through Sitzman's research Contains specific information and practical examples for faculty, students, and professionals who interact online Provides examples of online caring initiatives from personal to global Validated by seven research studies and extensive online experience of the authors