NUR665E Learning Needs Assessment
The effective nurse educator is able to use student learning needs to create specific and measurable learning outcomes for a lesson or curriculum.
The purpose of this assignment is to create a learning needs assessment in order to determine learning outcomes for the topic identified for the student’s education focus.
Part 1: Develop a short needs assessment of 10-20 open-ended or closed-ended questions for a learning needs assessment related to your education focus to administer to your practicum audience. Administer a learning needs assessment in your practicum setting. This data will be used to develop your lesson plan in Topic 8 assignment.
Part 2: To accompany your assessment, write a 350-500 word data collection plan with the following information:
Explanation of data collection techniques such as the format and how you will administer the learning needs assessment to your students.
Description of how you will use the data collected from this learning needs assessment.
Submit both parts to the assignment dropbox.
Cite one or two peer reviewed/scholarly resources in your paper.
While APA style is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected, and documentation of sources should be presented using APA formatting guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.
This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. A link to the LopesWrite technical support articles is located in Course Materials if you nee
|Course Code||Class Code||Assignment Title||Total Points|
|NUR-665E||NUR-665E-OL191MN||Learning Needs Assessment||60.0|
|Criteria||Percentage||1: Unsatisfactory (0.00%)||2: Less Than Satisfactory (80.00%)||3: Satisfactory (88.00%)||4: Good (92.00%)||5: Excellent (100.00%)||Comments||Points Earned|
|10-20 Questions||20.0%||10-20 open-ended and closed-ended questions are not present.||10-20 open-ended and closed-ended questions are present, but they lack detail or are incomplete.||10-20 open-ended and closed-ended questions are present.||10-20 open-ended and closed-ended questions are present and well developed.||10-20 open-ended and closed-ended questions are thoroughly developed.|
|Data Collection Techniques||25.0%||An explanation of data collection techniques is not present.||An explanation of data collection techniques is incomplete or incorrect.||An explanation of data collection techniques is included but lacks supporting details.||An explanation of data collection techniques is complete and includes supporting details.||An explanation of data collection techniques is extremely thorough and includes substantial supporting details.|
|Use of Data||25.0%||A description of how data collected from the learning needs assessment will be used is not present.||A description of how data collected from the learning needs assessment will be used is incomplete or incorrect.||A description of how data collected from the learning needs assessment will be used is included but lacks supporting details.||A description of how data collected from the learning needs assessment will be used is complete and includes supporting details.||A description of how data collected from the learning needs assessment will be used is extremely thorough and includes substantial supporting details.|
|Thesis Development and Purpose||7.0%||Paper lacks any discernible overall purpose or organizing claim.||Thesis is insufficiently developed or vague. Purpose is not clear.||Thesis is apparent and appropriate to purpose.||Thesis is clear and forecasts the development of the paper. Thesis is descriptive and reflective of the arguments and appropriate to the purpose.||Thesis is comprehensive and contains the essence of the paper. Thesis statement makes the purpose of the paper clear.|
|Argument Logic and Construction||8.0%||Statement of purpose is not justified by the conclusion. The conclusion does not support the claim made. Argument is incoherent and uses noncredible sources.||Sufficient justification of claims is lacking. Argument lacks consistent unity. There are obvious flaws in the logic. Some sources have questionable credibility.||Argument is orderly, but may have a few inconsistencies. The argument presents minimal justification of claims. Argument logically, but not thoroughly, supports the purpose. Sources used are credible. Introduction and conclusion bracket the thesis.||Argument shows logical progressions. Techniques of argumentation are evident. There is a smooth progression of claims from introduction to conclusion. Most sources are authoritative.||Clear and convincing argument that presents a persuasive claim in a distinctive and compelling manner. All sources are authoritative.|
|Mechanics of Writing (includes spelling, punctuation, grammar, language use)||5.0%||Surface errors are pervasive enough that they impede communication of meaning. Inappropriate word choice or sentence construction is used.||Frequent and repetitive mechanical errors distract the reader. Inconsistencies in language choice (register) or word choice are present. Sentence structure is correct but not varied.||Some mechanical errors or typos are present, but they are not overly distracting to the reader. Correct and varied sentence structure and audience-appropriate language are employed.||Prose is largely free of mechanical errors, although a few may be present. The writer uses a variety of effective sentence structures and figures of speech.||Writer is clearly in command of standard, written, academic English.|
|Paper Format (Use of appropriate style for the major and assignment)||5.0%||Template is not used appropriately or documentation format is rarely followed correctly.||Template is used, but some elements are missing or mistaken; lack of control with formatting is apparent.||Template is used, and formatting is correct, although some minor errors may be present.||Template is fully used; There are virtually no errors in formatting style.||All format elements are correct.|
|Documentation of Sources (citations, footnotes, references, bibliography, etc., as appropriate to assignment and style)||5.0%||Sources are not documented.||Documentation of sources is inconsistent or incorrect, as appropriate to assignment and style, with numerous formatting errors.||Sources are documented, as appropriate to assignment and style, although some formatting errors may be present.||Sources are documented, as appropriate to assignment and style, and format is mostly correct.||Sources are completely and correctly documented, as appropriate to assignment and style, and format is free of error.|