The effective nurse educator is able to use student learning needs to create specific and measurable learning outcomes for a lesson or curriculum. The purpose of this assignment is to create a learning needs assessment in order to determine learning outcomes for the topic identified for the student’s education focus. Develop a short needs assessment of 10-20 open-ended or closed-ended questions for a learning needs assessment related to your education focus to administer to your practicum audience. Administer this learning needs assessment in the first week of your practicum. This data will be used in your Topic 8 assignment. To accompany your assessment, write a 350-500-word data collection plan with the following information: 1. Explanation of data collection techniques such as the format and how you will administer the learning needs assessment to your students. 2. Description of how you will use the data collected from this learning needs assessment. Cite one or two peer reviewed/scholarly resources in your paper. While APA style is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected, and documentation of sources should be presented using APA formatting guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.