Feb 29, 2024  
2015-2016 Saint Joseph’s College Online 
2015-2016 Saint Joseph’s College Online [Archived Catalog]

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NU 644 - Curriculum Design in Nursing and Healthcare Education

Explores the development of higher education in the United States and nursing education’s evolution in collegiate programs. Students study the educator’s role in clinical and academic settings and are introduced to program planning and curriculum development in both settings.

Assignment Overview
  • Assignments: 5 Units
  • Interactivity: Discussion Board
  • Final Assessment: Final Paper

Course Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, you should be able to do the following: 

  • Discuss five major categories of learning theories. 
  • Analyze the major determinants of learning. 
  • Compare the instructional paradigm with the learning paradigm. 
  • State your philosophy of teaching and learning. 
  • Analyze the concepts of Andragogy and Pedagogy for their similarities and differences. 
  • Conduct an assessment of learning needs in the workplace. 
  • Construct a curriculum plan for an academic-based program and a work site program in which learners are pre-professional health-care providers.


Credits: 3

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