This course is designed to provide the students with an overview of the roles and responsibilities of nursing educators with an emphasis on course structure, teaching strategies, classroom evaluation techniques, small tutorial groups and in-clinical sitting. Additionally, the course highlights principles of adult learning. Furthermore, will learn about different teaching methodologies and various instructional strategies to enhance interdisciplinary learning experiences in a variety of professional and educational settings. Some of the course objectives are:
- Students will explore the writings of curriculum scholars and theorists in order to examine philosophical, historical, sociological, psychological, and political curriculum perspectives.
- Students will explore curriculum development as a field of study and will participate in curriculum inquiry through professional discourse.
- Students will refine their knowledge and analytical understanding of the relationship among the four main components of instruction – curriculum, teacher, students, and context.
- Students will identify and apply sound instructional design principles to course development.
- Students will identify the various strategies in active learning