Personal Resources Of An Adult Learner

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Question 1
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Which individual in a practical/vocational nursing class would be identified as a traditional adult learner?

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One who has been out of school for many years

B

One who has children and grandchildren

C

One who knows the routine of education

D

One who is in his or her early 20s

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Question 2
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A student enrolled in an LPN/LVN program states, "I'm fresh out of high school and living alone for the first time in my life. I'm learning how to take care of myself as well as learning to care for my patients." This statement identifies the student as

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a traditional adult learner.

B

a returning adult learner.

C

someone in need of counseling.

D

someone who is not accustomed to formal education.

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Question 3
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A nursing student states, "I have taken advantage of informal learning experiences." Another student asks, "Could you give me an example?" The best example of an informal learning experience is

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A

caring for a disabled family member.

B

taking a continuing education course.

C

enrolling in an academic program.

D

attending credit classes at the mall.

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Question 4
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What strategy can be used by a nursing student to effectively combat a fear of failure?

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A

Picture in your mind the rewards of succeeding

B

Positive self-talk

C

Create a mental script of positive thoughts

D

All of the above

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Question 5
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An example of a self-talk "script" that promotes success in a practical/vocational nursing program is

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"I get sick from smelling bad odors."

B

"What if I'm 'all thumbs' in practice lab?"

C

"I don't think the instructor likes me."

D

"I work well with my hands."

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Question 6
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Select the factor common to ALL types of adult learners that predisposes them to success in a nursing program.

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A
They have few responsibilities at home.
B
They have the motivation to succeed.
C
They automatically qualify for financial aid.
D
They have few daily distractions.
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Question 7
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When a class of nursing students discusses their concerns about their program, the concern shared by most learners is generally the fear of

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succeeding.
B
economic problems.
C
failure.
D
ridicule.
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Question 8
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The First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution guarantees students the right to

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graduate from a program.
B
fail an academic program.
C
express oneself in class.
D
have unlimited absences.
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Question 9
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Which amendment to the U.S. Constitution protects the learner from being asked to leave an educational program without due process?

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A
Eleventh
B
Twelfth
C
Thirteenth
D
Fourteenth
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Question 10
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When a nursing student expresses concern about being dismissed unfairly from the program, the most effective peer response would be

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"Better get over being so negative."
B
"You have rights under the Fourteenth Amendment."
C
"Watch what you say in class to reduce this possibility."
D
"Instructors really do have control over what happens."
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Question 11
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A nursing student monopolizes class discussions. Which statement about the situation is most accurate?

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A
The student is violating the rights of others to participate in class.
B
The student is demonstrating interdependency with the instructor.
C
The student is demonstrating passive learning strategies.
D
The student is at risk for being immediately terminated.
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Question 12
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Which remark by a student in a nursing program verbalizes a strategy that promotes success in the program?

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"I set goals and work to achieve them."
B
"I avoid interacting with instructors."
C
"I spend 2 to 3 hours daily surfing the net."
D
"I limit my partying to 3 to 4 nights a week."
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Question 13
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Which statement is true regarding the teaching/learning process in practical/vocational nursing?

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If the student fails, the instructor is ultimately at fault.
B
By asking questions, the student interferes with the instructor's work.
C
The student has little responsibility when it comes to evaluation.
D
The student is responsible for preparing for theory classes and clinical experience.
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Question 14
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A student who wishes to use research findings regarding the best way for students to learn will

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stay up late each night and study.
B
actively participate in the learning process.
C
sit passively during each lecture session.
D
cram before each examination.
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Question 15
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When explaining the responsibility of the learner to a group of nursing students, a mentor should emphasize that the learner's first priority is to

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absorb the knowledge taught by the instructor.
B
be self-directed and active in the process of learning.
C
study only what the instructor emphasizes in class.
D
focus on learning 65% of the information that is taught.
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Question 16
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Which statement best describes an active learning situation?

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A
The learner practices bed-making.
B
The learner watches a peer make a bed.
C
The learner watches the instructor make a bed.
D
The learner pays attention during lecture.
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Question 17
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What understanding about the goal of evaluation would be most helpful to a student in a nursing program?

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A
Evaluation lowers learner self-esteem.
B
Evaluation ridicules student performance.
C
Evaluation identifies behaviors that stand in the way of meeting goals.
D
Evaluation informs the learner of things that annoy the instructor.
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Question 18
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Which learner is fulfilling an important student responsibility when receiving examination results?

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A
The student who looks at the test grade and hands the test and answer sheet back
B
The student who argues each wrong answer with the instructor
C
The student who tries to understand mistakes made on the test
D
The student who appears interested in the test results
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Question 19
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To explain clinical evaluation to a new student, what information would best describe where responsibility for the process of clinical evaluation lies?

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A
The instructor evaluates the student's performance in the clinical area.
B
Peers evaluate change in clinical skills in each other in the clinical area.
C
The student continuously monitors his or her performance of selected clinical skills.
D
Clinical evaluation is a shared responsibility between instructor and student.
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Question 20
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Learner A is concerned about the clinical evaluation component of the nursing program. A peer could help alleviate anxiety by explaining that the purpose of clinical evaluation is to

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A
assist the learner to identify strengths and areas needing improvement.
B
provide constructive criticism related to poor performance behaviors.
C
keep unsuitable persons from achieving licensure.
D
help learners develop the ability to listen to negative comments about performance.
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