Graduate Course Catalog 2007-2009

COURSE: 30-543 Curriculum Development and Evaluation (3)
This course provides a comprehensive exploration of the principles of curriculum planning, development, implementation and evaluation. Evolving world views, diverse cultural perspectives and emerging healthcare needs provide a framework for the development of curriculum. Current issues related to the evaluation of outcomes in nursing and health education programs are emphasized. Tools and strategies for curriculum assessment and analysis are explored to form a foundation for future courses in instructional methods and assessment. Opportunities are provided for the student to develop a knowledge base in evidence-based educational practice and methods for evaluation processes and outcomes in educational programs. Prerequisite: Core courses, 30-540.