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Academics

Academics

Required Courses

NURS 6110. Principles of Education in Nursing (3-0-3) Prerequisite: Admission to the Graduate Nursing Program. This course focuses on the theoretical foundations of teaching, learning innovations, and the multifaceted role of a nurse educator in multiple settings. Expectations of a leader in nursing education are explored.

NURS 6220. Effective Teaching/Learning Strategies (3-0-3) Prerequisite: Admission to Graduate Nursing Program or Senior Standing in BSN Program with 3.00 GPA. This course is an overview of a variety of learning and instructional strategies to assist in the implementation of teaching plans for the nurse educator. General principles and methodologies related to learning and instruction are integrated into face-to-face and technology enhanced techniques.

NURS 6330. Evaluation of Learning (3-0-3) Prerequisite: Admission to Graduate Nursing Program. This course will provide methods of assessing learning outcomes for individuals and groups in nursing academic and clinical settings. Emphasis is placed on theoretical reflections and empirical methods used to evaluate educational programs, institutions, personnel, and students.

NURS 6440. Curriculum Development (3-0-3) Prerequisite: Admission to the Graduate Nursing Program. This course examines the principles, philosophies, and theories used in curriculum development in nursing. Graduate students will define, design, and analyze a selected curriculum model.