From: Cathy King
Sent: Friday, April 24, 2009 2:44 PM
To: Janice Thiel
Subject: Form Submission (Critical Thinking Activities & Reusable
Learning Objects (RLOs))
Critical Thinking Activities
& Reusable Learning Objects (RLOs)
Thank you for
submitting your Critical Thinking Activity/RLO idea. Please forward this
message and attach any supplemental files (e.g., Handouts, PowerPoints,
etc.) to Thiel.Janice@SPCollege.edu
Critical Thinking Activity/RLO:
Your Answer: Why Wash YOUR Hands?
Briefly describe or summarize the Activity/RLO:
Your Answer: The activity provides an overview for Healthcare workers
on proper method of hand washing by including didatic rationales and video
- Select all that apply:
Your Answer: College of Nursing, College of Orthotics and
Prosthetics, Dental Hygiene, Veterinary Technology
the Major Learning Outcome(s) addressed by this Activity/RLO (from course
Your Answer: NUR 1001, #6 The student will acquire further knowledge
of the principles of nursing therapies requisite to meet the needs of adult
clients and childbearing families for restoration and/or maintenance of the
functional dimensions of health.
the Course Objective(s) addressed by this Activity/RLO (stated in
Your Answer: NUR 1001, #6. Identify the body's four primary defense
mechanisms to protect against injury.
Type of Activity/RLO -
Select all that apply:
Your Answer: Individual, Small Group
Time - How much
time does it take to conduct this Activity/RLO?
Your Answer: Entire Class
materials that are necessary to conduct this Activity/RLO:
Your Answer: Access to computer, sink for hand washing.
Give detailed step-by-step instructions on how to conduct this
Your Answer: Upon completion of this activity, have students practice
this activity, take the assessment, and then evaluate their competency by
having the student demonstrate proper hand washing technique. This activity
could also be used for on-line students... upon their completion, they could
video themselves performing this skill and submitting this. Also, great
discussion board activity to discuss their observations in their respective
Resources, for example: Web address/URL, Handouts, PowerPoint, etc. Copy/Paste
URLs here. Later, when you receive your confirmation message, forward any
supplemental files to the QEP Director.
SPC established as its definition of critical thinking:
The active and systemic process of communication, problem solving, evaluation,
analysis, synthesis, and reflection, both individually and in community, to
foster understanding, support sound decision-making, and guide action.
Which aspect(s) of critical thinking does this
Activity/RLO address? - Select all that apply:
Your Answer: Evaluation, Analysis
How will this
improve our students’ ability to think critically?
Your Answer: The student will have to comprehend the proper steps of
hand washing, understand the transmission of pathogens, observe others
performing this skill and then evaluate their technique. The student will then
reflect on what they read, heard and saw to be able to demonstrate this skill
consulted the Activity/RLO Guidelines?
If you have any questions or comments
about this form, please contact Janice Thiel at Thiel.Janice@SPCollege.edu or call