Mobilizing Foucault: history, subjectivity and autonomous learners in nurse education.

@article{Darbyshire2008MobilizingFH,
  title={Mobilizing Foucault: history, subjectivity and autonomous learners in nurse education.},
  author={Chris Darbyshire and Valerie E M Fleming},
  journal={Nursing inquiry},
  year={2008},
  volume={15 4},
  pages={263-9}
}
In the past 20, years the impact of progressive educational theories have become influential in nurse education particularly in relation to partnership and empowerment between lecturers and students and the development of student autonomy. The introduction of these progressive theories was in response to the criticisms that nurse education was characterized by hierarchical and asymmetrical power relationships between lecturers and students that encouraged rote learning and stifled student… CONTINUE READING