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"This is a comprehensive resource for individuals involved in nursing education curriculum development or review as well as faculty who are simply interested in redesigning a lesson plan. This expanded third edition adds several new and relevant topics such as interprofessional education, concept-based learning, scholarship, and an expanded section on distance delivery. Numerous updated resources, ideas, and references have been added to improve clarity and the understanding of the curriculum development process."
Curriculum Development in Nursing Education, Third Edition provides nursing students with the theory and practical ideas necessary to develop an evidence-based, context-relevant, unified curriculum. Throughout the text the authors guide students to develop this type of curriculum with an emphasis on a concept-based curriculum. The Third Edition also emphasizes the importance of a conceptually and visually unified curriculum and offers ideas on how to achieve this throughout the text.
The Third Edition focuses on the concepts of faculty development, ongoing appraisal, and scholarship which are new to nursing education literature. This text includes a chapter dedicated to each of these concepts: curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation as well as concrete examples around how to execute them. New content also addresses development, implementation, and evaluation of a curriculum offered via distance learning.
New to the Third Edition:
• Continued emphasis on the development of evidence-informed, context-relevant, and unified nursing curriculums
• New sections on designing a concept-based curriculum and concept-based courses
• Exploration of new ideas around readiness for curriculum implementation including fidelity of implementation
• Expanded section on distance learning in nursing education featuring ideas around exemplary teaching
• Specific examples around the development of an evidence-based curriculum
• In-depth coverage of the role of faculty development, ongoing appraisal, and scholarship as core processes of curriculum work
• Instruction for how to design concept based courses
• Brain-based learning
Part I INTRODUCTION TO CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT IN NURSING EDUCATION: THE EVIDENCE-INFORMED, CONTEXT-RELEVANT, UNIFIED CURRICULUM
Chapter 1 Creation of an Evidence-Informed, Context-Relevant, Unified Curriculum
Part II CORE PROCESSES OF CURRICULUM WORK
Chapter 2 Faculty Development for Curriculum Work and Change
Chapter 3 Ongoing Appraisal in Curriculum Work
Chapter 4 Scholarship in Curriculum Work
Part III PREPARATION FOR CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT
Chapter 5 Determining the Need, and Gaining Faculty and Stakeholder Support for Curriculum Development
Chapter 6 Deciding on the Curriculum Leader and Leading Curriculum Work
Chapter 7 Organizing for Curriculum Work
Part IV DEVELOPMENT OF AN EVIDENCE-INFORMED, CONTEXT-RELEVANT, UNIFIED CURRICULUM
Chapter 8 Gathering Data for an Evidence-Informed, Context-Relevant, Unified Curriculum
Chapter 9 Analyzing and Interpreting Contextual Data for an Evidence-Informed, Context-Relevant, Unified Curriculum
Chapter 10 Establishing Philosophical and Educational Approaches for an Evidence-Informed, Context-Relevant, Unified Curriculum
Chapter 11 Formulating Curriculum Goals or Outcomes for an Evidence-Informed, Context-Relevant, Unified Curriculum
Chapter 12 Designing an Evidence-Informed, Context-Relevant, Unified Curriculum
Chapter 13 Creating Courses for an Evidence-Informed, Context-Relevant, Unified Curriculum
Chapter 14 Ensuring Readiness for Curriculum Implementation
Chapter 15 Planning Curriculum Evaluation
Chapter 16 Curriculum Considerations in Nursing Education by Distance Delivery
Carroll L. Iwasiw, RN, MScN, EdD-School of Nursing, Western University, Ontario, Ontario, Canada
Dr. Carroll Iwasiw is the former director of the Western University Ontario School of Nursing and oversaw the introduction of a university-college collaborative BScN program. She led the development of a nursing management curriculum in Russia in 1995-1998 and the first BScN curriculum in Rwanda in 2005-09. Dr. Iwasiw has chaired the Council of Ontario University Programs in Nursing and is chair of the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing Accreditation Bureau. She is a recipient of a teaching excellence award from the Ontario Council of University Faculty Associations and has been named a World Expert in Nursing Education by the World Health Organization.
Dolly Goldenberg, PhD, RN, MA, MScN-School of Nursing, Western University Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
Dr. Dolly Goldenberg is the former Chair of Graduate Programs in Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, Western University Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada. She is the author and co-author of numerous peer-reviewed articles on nursing education, curriculum, evaluation, and nursing administration, as well as a reviewer for several peer-reviewed nursing journals. Currently, she is a co-founding editor of the on-line International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship. Dr. Goldenberg has served as a mentor and co-investigator for graduate nursing students with their research, and particpated in assessments of nursing faculty applicants for Research Grants to the Social Sciences and Humanities Council of Canada. She was a co-investigator for the Ontario Ministry of Colleges and Universities' Articulation Study, which led to Ontario's university-college collaborative baccalaureate nursing programs. Dr. Goldenberg received the Excellence in Nursing Education Award from Iota Omicron Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau for her achievements in teaching, curriculum development, and evaluation. She has been active in nursing program evaluation, and consults about program development, revision, as well as accreditation.