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Chapter-52 Factors Involved in Curriculum Development

BOOK TITLE: Nursing Education Made Easy

Author
1. Raj D Elakkuvana Bhaskara
ISBN
9789386261571
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/18055_53
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2018
Pages
2
Author Affiliations
1. Padmashree Institute of Nursing, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India, Indira Gandhi School and College of Nursing, Amethi, Uttar Pradesh, India
Chapter keywords
Curriculum development, nursing education, educational psychology, society, student, life activity, knowledge

Abstract

This chapter describes factors involved in curriculum development. The factors involved in curriculum development are philosophy of nursing education, educational psychology, society, student, life activities, and knowledge. Philosophy of life is a vital factor in curriculum. It is basic to form aims and objectives of curriculum. Educational psychology is the science which provides us with information on problems of learning through experimentation. Social changes, type of society, health and social needs of patients, families and community must be taken consideration in curriculum development. The demand of society leads to development curriculum in positive way. Life activities are categorized as professional, family, civic, leisure and spiritual serves as source of objectives in the curriculum development.

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