HELPING STUDENTS Who Struggle Academically: Finding the Right Level of Involvement and Living with Our Judgments

November 2011
Nursing Education Perspectives;Nov/Dec2011, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p369
Academic Journal
This article addresses findings from a three-year study that examined how teachers help and hinder students who struggle academically. Thirty nurse educators from 18 schools of nursing shared stories of how they helped and hindered their academically at-risk students. Hermeneutical analysis revealed several themes. This article addresses the pattern of Presencing and two themes: Finding the Right Level of Involvement and Living with Our Judgments.


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