Clayton State University
|Course:||Nursing 6110: Principles of Education in Nursing|
|Credit:||2 semester hours|
|Course Starts:||January 14, 2013|
This course focuses on the theoretical foundations of teaching, learning innovations, the multifaceted role of a nurse educator in multiple settings and the expectations of a leader in nursing education.
Upon completion of this course, the student should be able to:
- Analyze theories, models and research findings specific to nursing education in a variety of settings.
- Apply theoretical knowledge of nurse educator roles and functions in selected settings.
- Use relevant research findings in academic and practice settings.
- Analyze the interactive nature of teaching and learning in a variety of settings.
- Identify trends influencing nursing/health education.
- Formulate a personal philosophy of nursing education through synthesis of philosophies, theories and research on teaching and learning in nursing.
- Discuss the importance of learner attributes including gender, socioeconomic and cultural.
- Apply various evaluation methods in the clinical and classroom setting.
Methods of Instruction
- Weekly discussion questions (DQ). Discussion questions will be posted online each week. Students will post their responses and respond to other student’s postings.
- Learning Team Activities. During the first week students will be assigned to a Learning Team. Each team member will identify an article related to the weekly readings and present/discuss the selected article.
- Philosophy of Nursing Education Paper. Students will develop a personal statement about the role of the nurse educator based on active engagement with the course material and resources available in this course.
- Teaching Plan. Students, using the principles learned in the course, will develop and implement a teaching plan for presentation to the class.
Bastable, S.B. (2009). Nurse as Educator: Principles of Teaching and Learning for Nursing Practice (2nd Edition). Boston: Jones and Bartlett Publishers
Lowenstein, A. & Bradshaw, M. (2008). Fuzzard’s Innovative Teaching Strategies in Nursing (3rd Edition). Boston: Jones and Bartlett Publishers
- Access throughout the semester to a computer that meets ITP Choice requirements (http://itpchoice.clayton.edu/).
- Access to the Internet through an Internet Service Provider
- Proficiency with Internet access, WebCT Vista, Microsoft Office, Web browsers, search engines and E-mail communication