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NS5405 - Introduction to Nurse Education

Credit points: 3
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: School of Nursing, Midwifery & Nutrition

This subject will focus on educational theory such as educational psychology, adult learning principles, factors which influence learning and the setting up of a learning environment.

Learning Outcomes

  • describe factors which can influence learning;
  • discuss the various types of education theories;
  • outline the principles of adult learning;
  • describe different methods which can be used in setting up an effective learning environment.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to adapt knowledge to new situations;
  • The ability to define and to solve problems in at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to deploy critically evaluated information to practical ends;
  • The ability to find and access information using appropriate media and technologies;
  • The ability to evaluate that information;
  • The acquisition of coherent and disciplined sets of skills, knowledge, values and professional ethics from at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to reflect on and evaluate learning, and to learn independently in a self directed manner;
  • The ability to read complex and demanding texts accurately, critically and insightfully;
  • The ability to speak and write clearly, coherently and creatively;
  • The ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences;
  • The ability to lead, manage and contribute effectively to teams;
  • The ability to work with people of different gender, age, ethnicity, culture, religion and political persuasion;
  • The ability to work individually and independently.

Availabilities

Study Period 1, External
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coordinator: Dr Helen Wright
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor David Lindsay, Dr Kristin Wicking.
Method of Delivery: CDROMandWWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: assignments.

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