Nursing students' perceptions of their education

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Author: Forbes, Heather


This thesis provides an interpretation of nursing students' perceptions of their education, exploring these from the perspective of four themes; curriculum, socialisation, professionalism and power. Two methods of data collection were used: the in-depth interview, the principle research method, which produced critically reflective dialogue, and structured questionnaires which provided a chance to generalise the data to the wider nursing student population. This study differs from previous studies of professional socialisation by addressing the subjective experiences of nursing students...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Teaching and learning; Students; Research

Keywords: Education; Formal education; Informal learning; Perception; Curriculum; Curriculum development

Geographic subjects: New Zealand; Oceania

Published: [Christchurch, New Zealand]: University of Canterbury, 1990

Physical description: ii, 235 p.

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On cover: A thesis submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the Degree of Master of Arts in Education in the University of Canterbury

Resource type: Thesis

Call number: TD/TNC 111.590

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