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NURS610 - Learner-Centered Teaching Methodologies

Course Details

Course Code: NURS610 Course ID: 4797 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

The nurse educator must be proficient in developing and designing curriculum supportive of diverse learners in a variety of settings. This course introduces students to theoretical models and teaching methodologies to create stimulating learner-centered environments in both clinical and academic settings. This course explores the pedagogy of delivering effective nursing curricular content in learning environments that combine face-to-face and distance formats (blended learning) and those that deliver instruction completely online.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
03/30/20 - 09/04/20 09/07/20 - 11/01/20 Summer 2020 Session D 8 Week session
05/25/20 - 10/30/20 11/02/20 - 12/27/20 Fall 2020 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

1. Incorporate education theories and models in developing teaching strategies that meet the needs of diverse learners with unique learning styles

2. Design innovative evidence-based teaching strategies to foster acquisition of knowlege and skill in structured and unstructured educational settings

3. Utilize multiple types of electronic and informational technologies to engage learners in educational environments that enhance learning

4. Evaluate the use of simulation in various learning environments

5. Compare and contrast the activities that support empouwerment and meaningful learning in the clinical setting

6. Examine the role of faculty, preceptors, patient educators, staff development instructors and community liasons in non-traditional learning environments

7. Evaluate teaching strategies taht align with program and course outcomes, and foster learner developmetn in the cognitive, psychomotor, and affective domains

Book Title: Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) Review Manual, 3rd ed. (This title required in NURS606/610/620/697/699- 1 purchase required) (Ebook format only available at the APUS Bookstore, please try other sources if a hard copy is preferred)
Author: Godshall, M. and Wilson, L.
Publication Info: Springer
ISBN: 9780826161659
Book Title: Innovative Teaching Strategies in Nursing and Related Health Professions, 7th ed.
Author: Bradshaw and Hultquist
Publication Info: Jones & Bartlett
ISBN: 9781284107074

Book Title:Designing and Teaching Online Courses in Nursing (Ebook available in the APUS Online Library)
Publication Info:Springer Publishing Company
Author:Kennedy, S.
Unit Cost:$51.26
Book Title:Teaching in Nursing and Role of the Educator : The Complete Guide to Best Practice in Teaching, Evaluation and Curriculum Development (Ebook available in the APUS Online Library)
Publication Info:Springer Publishing Company
Author:Oermann, M.
Unit Cost:$84.31
Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit to locate the course eReserve.*
Book Title:Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) Review Manual, 2nd ed. - this title is required in NURS606/610/620/695/699 (Ebook available through the APUS Online Library)
Publication Info:Springer
Author:Wittmann-Price, Godshall, M. and Wilson, L.
Unit Cost:$76.40

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.