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A quasi-experiment to evaluate the effects of a blended approach of simulation learning and podcasting on caring behaviours (2016)
Journal Article
Bush, E., Loke, J., & Lee, B. (2016). A quasi-experiment to evaluate the effects of a blended approach of simulation learning and podcasting on caring behaviours. GSTF Journal of Nursing and Health Care (JNHC), 3(2), 4-10

Background: The need for quality nursing personnel in clinical practice expected nurse teachers to be able to impart instrumental and expressive aspects of caring behaviours to nursing students. Operating in a resource-limited higher educational cont... Read More

A Foucauldian analysis on the professionalisation effort of nursing in Singapore (2015)
Journal Article
Loke, J., Coluquhoun, D., & Lee, K. W. (2015). A Foucauldian analysis on the professionalisation effort of nursing in Singapore

Aim: A discussion using Foucault’s genealogical analysis to explain the professionalisation effort of nursing in Singapore. Background: Nursing in Singapore is strongly influenced by Western civilisation, however, the discipline may not have adopted... Read More

Caring behaviours of student nurses: Effects of pre-registration nursing education (2015)
Journal Article
Loke, J. C. F., Lee, B. K., Lee, K. W., & Noor, A. M. (2015). Caring behaviours of student nurses: Effects of pre-registration nursing education. Nurse education in practice, 15(6), (421-429). doi:10.1016/j.nepr.2015.05.005. ISSN 1471-5953

In an increasing technologised and cost-constrained healthcare environment, the role of pre-registration nursing education in nurturing and developing the professional caring disposition of students is becoming far more critical than before. In view... Read More

Matrix showing the variations of pre - registration nursing programmes between Singapore and the four UK countries (2014)
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Loke, J. (2014). Matrix showing the variations of pre - registration nursing programmes between Singapore and the four UK countries

The Singapore data is based on a Prof essor Sir Ron Cooke International Scholar ship Scheme, which may have changed since observation in July to Nov ember 2012 . Data for the four UK countries is based on the author’s current experience but the... Read More

High fidelity full sized human patient simulation manikins: Effects on decision making skills of nursing students (2014)
Journal Article
Loke, J. C. F., Lee, B. K., Loh, S., & Noor, A. M. (2013). High fidelity full sized human patient simulation manikins: Effects on decision making skills of nursing students. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, 4(7), (31-40). doi:10.5430/jnep.v4n7p31. ISSN 1925-4040

Background: The continued use of high fidelity full sized human patient simulation manikins (HF-HPSMs) for developing decision making skills of nursing students has led to growing research focusing its value on student learning and decision making sk... Read More

An exploratory study of a research culture development by administrators, lecturers and clinical specialists in nursing (2013)
Journal Article
Loke, J. C. F., Noor, A. M., Mohd Noor, A., Lee, K. W., Laurenson, M., & Loke, J. (2013). An exploratory study of a research culture development by administrators, lecturers and clinical specialists in nursing. Open journal of social science research, 1(3), (68). doi:10.12966/ojssr.06.02.2013. ISSN 2328-501X

Context: Escalating healthcare demands combined with diminishing resources underline the importance of ensuring nurses in leading roles, having the capacity to conduct evidence-based research to inform practice. Aims: This study explored the percepti... Read More

A glimpse into nursing discursive behaviour in interprofessional online learning (2012)
Journal Article
Loke, J. C., Coluquhoun, D., & Lee, K. W. (2012). A glimpse into nursing discursive behaviour in interprofessional online learning. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, 3(3), 67 -79. doi:10.5430/jnep.v3n3p67

Background: The importance of interprofessional learning to provide quality patient care has resulted in the increasing use of asynchronous computer mediated conferencing in healthcare programmes within universities. The asynchronicity based on typed... Read More

Embracing a culture in conducting research requires more than nurses' enthusiasm (2012)
Journal Article
Loke, J. C., Laurenson, M. C., & Lee, K. W. (2014). Embracing a culture in conducting research requires more than nurses' enthusiasm. Nurse education today, 34(1), (132-137). doi:10.1016/j.nedt.2012.09.006. ISSN 0260-6917

Aims This study explored the perceptions of clinical nurses about their research knowledge and experiences to highlight any gaps in nurse education in supporting research activities in healthcare organisations. Background Nurses' research activities... Read More

A critical view on the professionalisation efforts of nursing in Singapore through a Foucauldian lens (2012)
Journal Article
Loke, J. (2012). A critical view on the professionalisation efforts of nursing in Singapore through a Foucauldian lens

Singapore was once a British colony and nursing has since been under considerable influence from the dominant western political-medical power. Up till the present day, nursing in Singapore is still looking towards the West for knowledge to guide loca... Read More

Researching student perspectives on interprofessional online learning via asynchronous text-based conferencing in healthcare education: a literature review (2012)
Journal Article
Loke, J. C., & Loke, J. (2012). Researching student perspectives on interprofessional online learning via asynchronous text-based conferencing in healthcare education: a literature review. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, 2(2), (141 - 150). doi:10.5430/jnep.v2n2p141. ISSN 1925-4040

Background: There is an increasing important role for asynchronous text-based computer mediated conferencing as a pedagogic tool in interprofessional learning for nurses in higher education. Available research studies on asynchronous text-based inter... Read More

Computer mediated conferencing - a hope or hype for healthcare education in higher learning?: a review of the literature (2006)
Journal Article
Loke, J. (2007). Computer mediated conferencing - a hope or hype for healthcare education in higher learning?: a review of the literature. Nurse education today, 27(4), (318-324). doi:10.1016/j.nedt.2006.05.012. ISSN 0260-6917

Aims and objectives: In view of the increase use of computer mediated conferencing (CMC) by nurses with other health care professionals in health care education, this literature review provides insights into the experiences and issues surrounding the... Read More

 Blackboard: A Virtual Learning Environment or an Administrative Tool? (2005)
Journal Article
(2005).  Blackboard: A Virtual Learning Environment or an Administrative Tool?

This paper is intended as a contribution to the debate about the use of Blackboard (Bb) as a Virtual Learning Environment in a blended approach to learning in a higher educational institution. The use of a case study seems necessary to illustrate the... Read More

Evaluating students' perspective of the value of work placements and simulation-based learning as assets for vocational higher education
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Loke, J., & Willmot, P. Evaluating students' perspective of the value of work placements and simulation-based learning as assets for vocational higher education

Abstract The challenges confronting students in higher education in today’s competitive environments have highlighted the importance for graduating students to feel competent and prepared for practice. In vocational disciplines such as nursing and en... Read More

Caring attributes and preparedness to care: effects of a pre-enrolled nursing certificate programme in Singapore
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Loke, J., & Lee, B. Caring attributes and preparedness to care: effects of a pre-enrolled nursing certificate programme in Singapore. In T. Emerson (Ed.), New developments in nursing education research, 1-22. New York, N. Y.: Nova Science Publishers

Background: Caring is a highly complex and abstract concept, and nurturing a caring attribute among individuals for a nursing career is believed to be best introduced at the start of student journey in preparatory courses specifically designed for nu... Read More

Critical discourse analysis : an alternative but vital route to understanding how nurses' caring behaviour is translated in text-based interprofessional online learning in higher education
Conference Proceeding
Loke, J., & Lee, K. W. Critical discourse analysis : an alternative but vital route to understanding how nurses' caring behaviour is translated in text-based interprofessional online learning in higher education

Paper presented at ProPEL international conference 2014, 24-27 June, Stirling, Scotland. ABSTRACT Aim: to demonstrate Fairclough’s critical discourse analysis as an alternative but vital route to the understanding of translation of nursing caring beh... Read More