From:                              Sarah Moseley

Sent:                               Friday, April 24, 2009 3:06 PM

To:                                   Janice Thiel

Subject:                          Form Submission (Critical Thinking Activities & Reusable Learning Objects (RLOs))


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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


Title of Critical Thinking Activity/RLO:

Your Answer: 5 lead EKG tutorial


Briefly describe or summarize the Activity/RLO:

Your Answer: A multimedia self-paced tutorial for nursing students wishing to enhance their understanding and practice 5 lead EKG electrode placement online.


Subject Area(s) - Select all that apply:

Your Answer: College of Nursing


What is(are) the Major Learning Outcome(s) addressed by this Activity/RLO (from course outline)?

Your Answer: NUR 2731 MLO # 4. The student will demonstrate knowledge of the principles involved in providing a physically and psychologically safe and comfortable environment for clients


What is(are) the Course Objective(s) addressed by this Activity/RLO (stated in performance terms)?

Your Answer: NUR 2731 Unit 5 Interpret selected cardiac dysrhythmias, and summarize the characteristics of, treatment of, and clinical manifestations associated with each type of dysrhythmia.


Type of Activity/RLO - Select all that apply:

Your Answer: Individual, Small Group, Large Group


Time - How much time does it take to conduct this Activity/RLO?

Your Answer: Portion of One Class


List the materials that are necessary to conduct this Activity/RLO:

Your Answer: Any related textbook could be used as a reference when completing this tutorial.


Instructions - Give detailed step-by-step instructions on how to conduct this Activity/RLO:

Your Answer: Access this web site. Take the quiz and write down your score. Any section that you make less than 80%, please redo until you are proficient at the 80% or greater level.


List Additional 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.

Your Answer:


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: Problem-solving, Evaluation, Analysis, Reflection


How will this improve our students’ ability to think critically?

Your Answer: Students will have to identify their weak areas of anlayzing EKG rhythms. Students will have to evaluate their performance. Students can reflect on their own learning and synthesis any new learning.


Have you consulted the Activity/RLO Guidelines?

Your Answer: Yes


If you have any questions or comments about this form, please contact Janice Thiel at or call (727) 341-3110