Overview of the Structure of Contemporary Disciplinary Knowledge

Jacqueline Fawcett, RN, PhD, ScD (hon), FAAN, ANEF – Overview of the Structure of Contemporary Disciplinary Knowledge (Power Point file)


This is a power point presentation with speaker’s notes and references. This presentation is adapted from a videoconference lecture for faculty and graduate students at St. Mary’s College Faculty of Nursing, Kurume, Japan, January 11, 2018.

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About the Author
Jacqueline Fawcett

Jacqueline Fawcett

Jacqueline Fawcett is a professor in the Department of Nursing (Nursology) at the  University of Massachusetts Boston. Although she has conducted two major programs of research during her career, one guided by Rogers’ Science of Unitary Human Beings and the other guided by Roy’s Adaptation Model, her passion is meta-theory, that is, the nature and structure of knowledge in nursing.