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NURS 6321 Curriculum Development, Assessment, & Evaluation: Welcome & Course Readings

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Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

NURS 6321 Required Course Readings

The links are for required readings found in the Walden databases ONLY. For all other readings, see your course resources.

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Carr, S. M. (2011). NCLEX-RN pass rate peril: One school's journey through curriculum revision, standardized testing, and attitudinal change. Nursing Education Perspectives, 32(6), 384–388.

Chiang, C-K., Chapman, H., & Elder, R. (2011). Overcoming challenges to collaboration: Nurse educators’ experiences in curriculum change. Journal of Nursing Education, 50(1), 27–33.

Davis, B. W. (2011). A conceptual model to support curriculum review, revision, and design in an Associate Degree nursing program. Nursing Education Perspectives, 32(6), 389–394.

Dickerson, P. S., Shinners, J., & Chappell, K. (2017). Awarding credit for outcomes-based professional development. Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 48(3), 97-98.

Heinrich, K. T. (2010). An optimist’s guide for cultivating civility among academic nurses. Journal of Professional Nursing, 26(6), 325–331.

Heinrich, K. T. (2011). Take the civility challenge: How partnership practices can turn toxic workplaces terrific. Nurse Educator, 36(5), 224–227.

Kalb, K. A. (2009). The three Cs model: The context, content, and conduct of nursing education. Nursing Education Perspectives, 30(3), 176–180.

Keating, S. B. (Ed.). (2015). Curriculum development and evaluation in nursing (3rd ed.). New York, NY: Springer.

MacIntyre, R. C., Murray, T. A., Teel, C. S., & Karshmer, J. F. (2009). Five recommendations for prelicensure clinical nursing education. Journal of Nursing Education, 48(8), 447–453.

McKimm, J., & Swanwick, T. (2009). Setting learning objectives. British Journal of Hospital Medicine, 70(7), 406–409.

Nemec, P. B., & Bussema, E. (2010). Learning objectives. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 33(4), 328–330.

Niederhauser, V., Macintyre, R. C., Garner, C., Teel, C., & Murray, T. A. (2010). Future of nursing. Transformational partnerships in nursing education. Nursing Education Perspectives, 31(6), 353–355.

Noone, J. (2009). Teaching to the three apprenticeships: Designing learning activities for professional practice in an undergraduate curriculum. Journal of Nursing Education, 48(8), 468–471.

Ross, A. M., Noone, J., Luce, L. L., & Sideras, S. A. (2009). Spiraling evidence-based practice and outcomes management concepts in an undergraduate curriculum: A systematic approach. Journal of Nursing Education, 48(6), 319–326.

Ruchala, P. L. (2011). Curriculum development and approval processes in changing educational environments. In S. B. Keating (Ed.), Curriculum development and evaluation in nursing (2nd ed., pp. 33–45). New York, NY: Springer.

Scarvell, J., & Stone, J. (2010). An interprofessional collaborative practice model for preparation of clinical educators. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 24(4), 386–400.

Stavropoulou, A., & Kelesi, M. (2012). Concepts and methods of evaluation in nursing education—a methodological challenge. Health Science Journal, 6(1), 11–23.

Story, L., Butts, J. B., Bishop, S. B., Green, L., Johnson, K., & Mattison, H. (2010). Innovative strategies for nursing education program evaluation. Journal of Nursing Education, 49(6), 351–354.

Wittmann-Price, R. A., & Fasolka, B. J. (2010). Objectives and outcomes: The fundamental difference. Nursing Education Perspectives, 31(4), 233–236.

Other Readings

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