Yoder, Marian K.

Yoder, Marian K.

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Year Retired from SJSU


Educational Background

Goshen College, 1960 B.S.

San Jose State University, 1981 MS

University of Southern California, 1991 Ed.D

Teaching Experience

Elyria (Ohio) Hospital School of Nursing, 1961-1962

Kaimosi Kenya Friends Hospital School of Nursing, 1962-1965

Lansing Michigan Community College, 1966-1972

San Jose State University School of Nursing, 1981-2009

Administrative and Professional Experience

Medical Surgical Nurse

Director: Friends Hospital School of Nursing; Kaimosi, Kenya

Intensive Care Nurse

Home Health/Public Health Nurse

San Jose State; Si Se Puede Community Service Project

Coordinator: San Jose State School of Nursing, Nurse Managed Centers

Selected Publications

Amaro, D., Abriam-Yago, K.,& Yoder, M. K. (2006). Perceived barriers for ethnically diverse students in nursing programs. Journal of Nursing Education,45(7),247-254.

Yoder, M. (2001). The bridging approach: Effective strategies for teaching ethnically diverse nursing students. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 12(4), 319- 126.

Abriam-Yago, K. & Yoder, M. (1999). The Cummins model: A framework for teaching nursing student for whom English is a second language. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 10(2), 143-149.

Yoder, M. K. (1997). Consequences of a generic teaching approach in a multicultural world. Journal of Cultural Diversity, 4 (3), 77-82.

Yoder, M. K. (1996). Instructional responses to ethnically diverse nursing students. Journal of Nursing Education, 35(7), 315-321.

Yoder, M. & Saylor, C. (2002). Student and teacher roles: Mismatched expectations. Nurse Educator, 27(5) 210-213.

Personal Commentary

Retired in 2009. I now have time to enjoy many interests such as biking, camping, hiking, cross country skiing, traveling, and singing in a community concert choir and church choir.

Date Completed: 2/26/10


Yoder, Marian K.