Applying constructivism to nursing education in cultural competence: a course that bears repeating.

@article{Hunter2008ApplyingCT,
  title={Applying constructivism to nursing education in cultural competence: a course that bears repeating.},
  author={Jennifer L Hunter},
  journal={Journal of transcultural nursing : official journal of the Transcultural Nursing Society},
  year={2008},
  volume={19 4},
  pages={354-62}
}
A graduate course on culture, diversity, and cultural competence was developed based on constructivist learning theory and Campinha-Bacote's constructs of cultural awareness, knowledge, skill, and encounters. The epistemology, structure, assignments, and activities used in both online and classroom courses were highly effective and well received by the students. Student course evaluations and outcome assessments of students' cultural competence levels, as compared to precourse levels, provided… CONTINUE READING

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