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NRHL 6641 Instructional Strategies

NRHL 6507, NRHL 6509

Format: Online
Duration: 8 weeks

Education is quickly becoming an interactive experience between students and teachers. As students become more involved, teachers have greater opportunities to engage and facilitate learning. In NRHL 6641 Instructional Strategies, you’ll explore teaching and learning strategies in nursing education and examine best teaching practices for nurse educators.

You’ll discover how teaching and learning are interconnected and dependent on each other. You will also analyze the importance of curriculum planning and learn about the need for clear and precise learner objectives.

Through weekly discussions, you and fellow classmates will examine current topics such as the role understanding the unique needs of learners, use of active teaching learning strategies and benefits of creativity in educational design. You will gain diverse insights as you further your understanding of the valuable connection between student and teacher.

What You’ll Learn in NRHL 6641

You will examine frameworks for analyzing pedagogical philosophies, adult learning theories, ethical issues and professional values related to nursing education. You’ll also discuss the integration of new technology in instructional design and delivery.

NRHL 6641 analyzes the shift from a teacher-centered approach to a student-centered approach through which the teacher guides the learning journey of the student toward self-directed discoveries and application of knowledge to practice.

Course Topics

Throughout this course, weekly topics may include but are not limited to:

  • Learning Theories and Frameworks
  • Ethical and Cultural Issues and Professional Values in Nursing Education
  • Active Learning
  • Learner Centered Objectives and Outcomes
  • Teaching and Learning Strategies
  • Clinical Education
  • Technology in Teaching and Learning
  • The Future Nurse Educator

Planning Your Time

Course Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of NRHL 6641, you will be able to:

  • Analyze various teaching/learning theories and apply them in planning the learning of diverse students.
  • Summarize educational frameworks and philosophies and their application and relevance to nursing education.
  • Differentiate and compare ethical issues and professional values related to nursing education.
  • Appraise competencies of "good teaching" and attributes of a caring faculty-learner community of learning.
  • Construct learner objectives based on Bloom's Taxonomy Levels of Understanding.
  • Analyze and develop diverse teaching strategies in the face-to-face, online, and clinical learning environments.
  • Create an evidence-based teaching/learning plan on a selected nursing education unit of instruction.

*Disclaimer: Course content and outcomes may vary and are subject to change without notice.

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To learn more about the online Master of Science in Nursing curriculum from Benedictine University, including Instructional Strategies in Nursing Practice, call (866) 295-3104 to speak with a program manager or request more information.