Journal of Nursing Education

LETTERS 

More Truisms

Patricia Moccia, PhD, RN, FAAN

Abstract

To the Editor:

Thanks for your recent editorial (March 1992, p. 99). It really sparked some interesting discussions, and we have had a great time listing truisms, some of which are not fit to print. I would like, however, to share two:

Archaic truisms: Some other site visitor orientée - perhaps not as young or naive or perhaps having learned from our silences - has pushed the conversation in recent years. NLN site visitors now do receive a minimal stipend for their visit.

Most popular truism: "With the increasing demands on faculty's time, there is less and less time for scholarship." This, in my opinion, deserves some major discussion about our assumptions on the relationship between theory and practice, education and practice, class privilege and the role of higher education in our country. I would love to see this addressed by our colleagues.…

To the Editor:

Thanks for your recent editorial (March 1992, p. 99). It really sparked some interesting discussions, and we have had a great time listing truisms, some of which are not fit to print. I would like, however, to share two:

Archaic truisms: Some other site visitor orientée - perhaps not as young or naive or perhaps having learned from our silences - has pushed the conversation in recent years. NLN site visitors now do receive a minimal stipend for their visit.

Most popular truism: "With the increasing demands on faculty's time, there is less and less time for scholarship." This, in my opinion, deserves some major discussion about our assumptions on the relationship between theory and practice, education and practice, class privilege and the role of higher education in our country. I would love to see this addressed by our colleagues.

10.3928/0148-4834-19920601-04

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