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Authors

  1. Schaffer, Marjorie A. PhD, RN, MS
  2. Juarez, Maureen MS, RN

Abstract

The authors describe the implementation and evaluation of faculty-facilitated small groups that encourage dialogue between nursing faculty members and students about teaching/learning concerns and events. These groups promoted student perceptions of caring behaviors from their faculty and peers and developed students' sense of cohesiveness within the learning community.