Changing to learner-centred education : challenges experienced by nurse educators in Taiwan
Chiang, Ching-Kuei, Chapman, Helen McGregor, & Elder, Ruth (2010) Changing to learner-centred education : challenges experienced by nurse educators in Taiwan. Nurse Education Today, 30(8), pp. 816-820.
This paper reports the challenges experienced by nurse educators in changing a teacher-centred, content-driven approach to teaching and learning to a learner-centred, process-driven approach within a School of Nursing in Taiwan. While a general movement towards a learner-centred approach was achieved, the curriculum transformation process was complex and inevitably slow with many challenges. First the study is outlined, with the key challenges experienced by the participating nurse educators explicated and illuminated with excerpts drawn from the research data. This is followed by a discussion of possible reasons for the challenges and how they were overcome and the transition process from teacher-centred to learner-centred education facilitated.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||curriculum change, learner-centred education, Action research, Taiwan|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > NURSING (111000)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health|
Current > Schools > School of Nursing
|Deposited On:||26 Nov 2010 10:52|
|Last Modified:||01 Mar 2012 00:21|
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