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Nursing Education Electives
The MUSC College of Nursing offers three courses related to education. These can be taken as electives for those enrolled in one of our graduate programs of study. They can also be taken by non-degree students who wish to complete these courses in order to sit for national certification as a nurse educator (see http://www.nln.org/certification/index.htm).
NURSM 703 Instructional Processes (Spring/Fall) – 3 s.h.
This course covers development of a variety of teaching methodologies to enhance learning outcomes of diverse populations in the classroom, simulation, and clinical settings. Study of theories, principles, frameworks, and pedagogies for healthcare education. Examination of teaching strategies, learning activities, and evaluation strategies for the development, implementation, and evaluation of educational programs. Opportunity for application of evidence-based instructional and evaluation strategies in classroom, clinical, and simulation settings.
NRPHD 725 Curriculum Development & Design (Spring/Fall) – 3 s.h.
This course focuses on the study of philosophical foundations and essential components of curriculum development. Examination of selected curriculum frameworks from philosophical and contextual perspectives will be undertaken. Construction of a curriculum package for diverse learners in a classroom, clinical, or simulation setting that reflects paradigmatic and contextual influences. Curriculum assessment and evaluation are discussed in the context of program, course, and student outcomes and objectives.
NURSM 615 Methodologies of Online Teaching (Summer) – 3 s.h.
Study and application of the knowledge in creating an online course utilizing design rubrics. Methodologies of online instruction as well as evaluation will be included. Students will be introduced to course management platforms and other technology support systems. Opportunity for application of evidence-based strategies with an online educational offering.