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    Curriculum Development in Nursing Education, 4e Ideal for Developing, Implementing, and Evaluating a Curriculum

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Oct 5, 2018 5:11:40 PM

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    Whether you're a novice or experienced nurse educator, developing and implementing a curriculum is a challenge. The recently published Curriculum Development in Nursing Education, Fourth Edition by Carroll L. Iwasiw, Mary-Anne Andrusyszyn, and Dolly Goldenberg can help. It encompasses a combination of original concepts, current and classic literature and research, and the practicalities of curriculum work.

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    The new edition emphasizes the concept-based curricula and the accompanying teaching-learning processes while focusing on faculty development, ongoing appraisal, and scholarship. In addition, new and updated case studies can provide a springboard for teaching, learning, and faculty development.

    New to the Fourth Edition:

    • Updated version of the Model of Evidence-Informed, Context-Relevant, Unified Curriculum Development in Nursing Education
    • Updated chapters with new ideas and current theoretical and evidence-informed literature
    • Newly written synthesis section with cases and reader activities to illustrate and integrate the main ideas of each chapter
    • Clear description of the links between readiness for curriculum implementation and subsequent fidelity of implementation
    • Emphasis on the importance of creating courses aligned to the curriculum tenants and best practices for distance delivery
    • Discussion of the influence of NCLEX® and external reviews, such as approval or accreditation of nursing curriculum


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    Topics: nursing education

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