Curriculum Development and Evaluation in Nursing Education

Editor/Author Keating, Sarah B. and DeBoor, Stephanie S.
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

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ISBN: 978-0-8261-7442-0
Category: Health & Medicine - Nursing
Image Count: 6
Book Status: Available
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Reorganized and updated to deliver practical guidelines for evidence-based curricular change and development, the fourth edition of this classic text highlights current research in nursing education as a springboard for graduate students and faculty in their quest for research projects, theses, dissertations, and scholarly activities. It also focuses on the specific sciences of nursing education and program evaluation as they pertain to nursing educators.

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Table of Contents

  • Contributors
  • Preface
  • SECTION I: OVERVIEW OF NURSING EDUCATION: HISTORY, CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT AND APPROVAL PROCESSES, AND THE ROLE OF FACULTY - Sarah B. Keating and Stephanie S. DeBoor
  • 1. History of Nursing Education in the United States - Susan M. Ervin
  • 2. Curriculum Development and Approval Processes in Changing Educational Environments - Felicia Lowenstein-Moffett and Patsy L. Ruchala
  • SECTION II: NEEDS ASSESSMENT AND FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT - Sarah B. Keating
  • 3. Needs Assessment: The External and Internal Frame Factors - Sarah B. Keating
  • 4. Financial Support and Budget Management for Curriculum Development or Revision - Sarah B. Keating
  • SECTION III: CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT PROCESSES - Stephanie S. DeBoor and Sarah B. Keating
  • 5. The Classic Components of the Curriculum: Developing a Curriculum Plan - Sarah B. Keating
  • 6. Implementation of the Curriculum - Heidi A. Mennenga
  • 7. Curriculum Planning for Undergraduate Nursing Programs - Kimberly Baxter
  • 8. Curriculum Planning for Specialty Master's Nursing Degrees and Entry-Level Graduate Degrees - Stephanie S. DeBoor and Sarah B. Keating
  • 9. Planning for Doctoral Education - Stephanie S. DeBoor and Felicia Lowenstein-Moffett
  • 10. A Proposed Unified Nursing Curriculum - Sarah B. Keating
  • 11. Distance Education, Online Learning, Informatics, and Technology - Stephanie S. DeBoor
  • SECTION IV: PROGRAM EVALUATION AND ACCREDITATION - Sarah B. Keating
  • 12. Program Evaluation and Accreditation - Sarah B. Keating
  • 13. Planning for an Accreditation Visit - Felicia Lowenstein-Moffett
  • SECTION V: RESEARCH, ISSUES, AND TRENDS IN NURSING EDUCATION - Stephanie S. DeBoor and Sarah B. Keating
  • 14. Research and Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing Education - Michael T. Weaver
  • 15. Issues and Challenges for Nursing Educators - Stephanie S. DeBoor and Sarah B. Keating
  • Appendix: Case Study
  • Glossary