NUR-630 Theoretical Foundations and Instructional Strategies in Nursing Education
Open only to RNs with a BSN degree or higher.
This course is designed to provide the foundation for understanding theories, philosophies and strategies of teaching and learning that have influenced, and still influence, nursing education. Principles of adult education, teaching and learning theories, and strategies will be discussed. The three domains of learning: cognitive, affective and psychomotor in relation to nursing education will be explored throughout the course. Students will have the opportunity to explore their own methods of learning and develop their own philosophy of education. Ethical and legal issues as related to students in all different environments will be emphasized. This course sets the foundation for all of the other education courses in the curriculum.
Semester Hours: 3
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