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Curriculum Study in Basic Nursing Education

reviewed by Stephen M. Corey 1955

coverTitle: Curriculum Study in Basic Nursing Education
Author(s): Ole Sand
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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This book is a description and an evaluation of action research conducted by the School of Nursing of the University of Washington to improve its curriculum and instruction. Writing at the end of the third year of a five-year program of study, the author concentrates upon the way the group went about its task. The most important anticipated program changes were just beginning to materialize. The book is directed primarily to faculties of other schools of nursing that are interested in improving instruction. The curriculum improvement procedure employed, however, has much wider application. A number of important assumptions were accepted prior to the launching of the research. One was that cooperative curriculum planning involves both an understanding of the tasks to be accomplished and skill in working together to achieve these tasks. Another important assumption was that knowledge about society and youth in general, as well as about nursing as a... (preview truncated at 150 words.)

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 57 Number 1, 1955, p. 56-56
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 4677, Date Accessed: 9/19/2018 9:00:32 PM

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