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Nursing curriculum syllabi study

Nursing curriculum syllabi study



Presentation given at Annual 2014 SSHELCO Conference.

Presentation given at Annual 2014 SSHELCO Conference.



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    • Nursing Curriculum Syllabi Study to Map Information Literacy Student Outcomes Linda Neyer, Health Sciences/Science Librarian Bloomsburg University lneyer@bloomu.edu
    • Curriculum mapping
    • Hypothetical biology map
    • Purposes O To assess Health Science Librarian‟s information literacy instruction of nursing students O To evaluate information literacy student outcomes in the nursing curriculum VanScoy A. & Oakleaf MJ. (2008). Evidence vs. anecdote: Using syllabi to plan curriculum-integrated information literacy instruction. College & Research Libraries 69(6): 566-575.
    • Overview O 25 courses, content, and assignments examined O Identified both information literacy and communication (written/oral) SLOs O Based on assignments, implicit and explicit information literacy outcomes identified O Syllabi Matrix: http://bit.ly/WtwMcK
    • Standards O ACRL – Association of College & Research Libraries O Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education O AACN – American Association of Colleges of Nursing O The Essentials of Baccalaureate Education for Professional Nursing Practice
    • Essentials of Baccalaureate Education O Essential III: Scholarship for Evidence- based Practice “Baccaulareate education provides a basic understanding of how evidence is developed, including the research process, clinical judgment, interprofessional perspectives, and patient preference as applied to practice…”
    • Summary of Outcomes
    • Conclusions O Information research outcomes embedded throughout nursing curriculum O Students not developing confidence or fluency in information research O Starting point for additional collaboration between the Nursing Department and the Health Sciences Librarian
    • Recommendations O Collaboration between Nursing and librarian to implement educational strategies promoting info lit O Identify courses appropriate for information literacy general education „points‟ O Assess assignments related to Oral Communication and Presentations to facilitate critical thinking outcomes
    • Changes to my practice: O Changes to Univ Sem for nursing students O Change in timing for Prof Nsg instruction O Met with senior students in Adult Health 2 O SLL embedding – optimal 6th – 12th weeks
    • Questions/Comments?