nsg530 | Graduate
Theory And Principles Of Nursing Education
This graduate-level course is 8 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Accreditation, Regulatory Bodies, and Curriculum
- Compare and contrast the various accreditation standards related to nursing education
- Outline the importance of mapping curriculum to industry standards
- Clinical: Summarize needs assessment data.
- Describe the impact of various regulatory bodies on curriculum
- Maintain knowledge and currency in area of expertise
- Analyze professional development opportunities in nursing education.
- Clinical: Identify needs or gaps in your results.
- Describe requirements for nurse educator practice
Characteristics of the Adult Learner
- Utilize the characteristics of the adult learner to facilitate critical thinking.
- Distinguish between andragogy and pedagogy.
- Evaluate the effects of internal and external factors/forces on adult learning.
- Explore motivation as it relates to the individual adult learner.
- Clinical: Develop a tool and procedure to collect the data you need for your needs assessment.
Educational Frameworks and Philosophies
- Compare and Contrast traditional and modern educational frameworks and philosophies.
- Explore the use of frameworks and philosophies in developing nursing curriculum.
- Clinical: Meet with mentor to discuss needs assessment.
- Compare and contrast theoretical models and conceptual frameworks.
- Differentiate learning theories.
- Evaluate how nursing theory can guide the nurse educator.
- Clinical: Determine data points necessary for carrying out a needs assessment
- Examine motivational theories.
Ways of Learning
- Discern what affects readiness to learn.
- Critique learning styles.
- Suggest use and adaptation of readiness to learn and learning styles in nursing education .
- Clinical: Conduct your needs assessment.
Domains and Goals of Learning
- Appraise the different domains of learning.
- Differentiate goals of learning.
- Critique how domains of learning influence acquisition of knowledge and teaching methods.
- Clinical: Compile the raw data you gathered in your needs assessment.
- Define diversity in terms of educational environments in health care and nursing.
- Recognize the effect of diversity amongst learners and on their learning styles.
- Clinical: Analyze your needs assessment data.
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