Post Master's Nursing Education Certificate Programs
The purpose of the Post Master's Nursing Education Certificate program is to prepare future nurse educators for teaching in both the classroom and clinical setting. Participants will gain skill and knowledge regarding curriculum design, development and evaluation. Assessment strategies utilized in nursing education will be addressed regarding individual student evaluation and course evaluation, as well as program evaluation mechanisms. All candidates will participate in a mentorship experience tailored to the candidate’s level of teaching experience and career interests. Courses must be taken in sequence as outlined below.
|NU 670 Seminar in Teaching and Learning for Nurse Educators||3|
|ED 620 Instructional Methods and Curriculum Design in Nursing Education||3|
|ED 622 Assessment and Evaluation in Nursing Education||3|
|NU 672 Mentorship Teaching Experience/Seminar||3|
This course provides an overview of various components involved in the dynamic of teaching/learning: philosophy, educational psychology, curriculum, methodology, evaluation, and assessment. In this course, emphasis is placed on the development of the nurse educator as a reflective practitioner. There will be discussion of social, ethical, legal, and professional issues related to current and future student populations. Students must register 3 weeks prior to start of class.
This course provides an analysis of various instructional models/methods and their application to the design of curricula in educational settings to create positive learning environments. In this course, models are discussed in light of course content, objectives, goals, and current research. There will be a focus on problem solving common teaching/learning situations and the relationship between theory and practice. Prerequisite: NU 670. Students must register 3 weeks prior to start of class.
This course provides a study of both formal and informal assessment techniques and the components involved in each approach and will include an analysis of models of outcome assessment and program evaluation and their relationship to classroom/clinical settings will take place. Prerequisites: NU 670 & ED 620. Students must register 3 weeks proir to first class.