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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - NGR6940

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Current Status: Approved by SCNS - 2012-05-30
Campus: Tampa
Submission Type: New
Course Change Information (for course changes only):
Comments: for MS in Nursing; to GC 4/2/12; to USF Syst for conc 4/5/12; to GC 4/16/12; to SCNS 4/16/12. Updated sub number from 6944 to 6940 (5/15/12); appd eff 6/1/12

  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    2818 2012-02-29
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Nursing NR 620100020
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Dewel Lindsey 8133969978

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    NGR 6940 Classroom/Online Teaching Practicum

    Is the course title variable? N
    Is a permit required for registration? N
    Are the credit hours variable? N
    Is this course repeatable?
    If repeatable, how many times? 0

    Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option
    2 I - Internships (Including Practicum) S - S/U Only
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    Classroom/Online Teaching Prac
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    B - Face-to-face and online (separate sections) 15


    NGR 6713


    Course Description

    Provides knowledge and experience in the application of teaching strategies in the classroom and online settings.

  3. Justification

    A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.

    Needed for accreditation

    B. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service?

    Required as part of concentration.

    C. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?


    D. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.)

    Completed education/nurse education focused coursework

  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    By the completion of the course, the student will be able to:

    1. Demonstrate advanced clinical knowledge and skills while teaching in the classroom/online setting

    2. Utilize appropriate learning theories, research, teaching/learning principles and evidence-based practices in the implementation of teaching activities

    3. Discuss cultural competent approaches when caring for selected patients and their families

    4. Participate as a team member in appropriate meetings related to relevant learning experiences

    5. Explore ethical, legal and health policy issues affecting the care of patients and their family

    B. Learning Outcomes

    1. Students will apply clinical knowledge and skills while designing and implementing appropriate classroom lectures.

    C. Major Topics

    N/A for practicum course

    D. Textbooks

    Bastable, S.B. (2008). Nurse as educator: Principles of teaching and learning for

    nursing practice (3rd ed.). Subury, MA: Jones and Bartlett.

    Billings, D.M., & Halstead, J.A. (2009). Teaching in nursing: A guide for faculty (3rd ed.).

    Philadelphia: Saunders.

    Bradshaw, M. J. & Lowenstein, A. J. (2011). Innovative teaching strategies in nursing and related health professions (5th ed.). Boston: Jones & Bartlett.

    E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases

    Keating, S. B. (2011). Curriculum development and evaluation in nursing (2nd ed.). New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company.

    McDonald, M. E. (2008). The nurse educator’s guide to assessing learning outcomes

    (2nd ed.). Boston: Jones & Bartlett.

    Smith, M.H. (2005) The legal, professional, and ethical dimensions of higher education. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams& Wilkins.

    F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy





    G. Assignments, Exams and Tests





    H. Attendance Policy

    Course Attendance at First Class Meeting – Policy for Graduate Students: For structured courses, 6000 and above, the College/Campus Dean will set the first-day class attendance requirement. Check with the College for specific information. This policy is not applicable to courses in the following categories: Educational Outreach, Open University (TV), FEEDS Program, Community Experiential Learning (CEL), Cooperative Education Training, and courses that do not have regularly scheduled meeting days/times (such as, directed reading/research or study, individual research, thesis, dissertation, internship, practica, etc.). Students are responsible for dropping undesired courses in these categories by the 5th day of classes to avoid fee liability and academic penalty. (See USF Regulation – Registration - 4.0101,

    Attendance Policy for the Observance of Religious Days by Students: In accordance with Sections 1006.53 and 1001.74(10)(g) Florida Statutes and Board of Governors Regulation 6C-6.0115, the University of South Florida (University/USF) has established the following policy regarding religious observances: (

    In the event of an emergency, it may be necessary for USF to suspend normal operations. During this time, USF may opt to continue delivery of instruction through methods that include but are not limited to: Blackboard, Elluminate, Skype, and email messaging and/or an alternate schedule. It’s the responsibility of the student to monitor Blackboard site for each class for course specific communication, and the main USF, College, and department websites, emails, and MoBull messages for important general information.

    I. Policy on Make-up Work

    J. Program This Course Supports

    Master's Program

  5. Course Concurrence Information


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