Secondary/Middle Teaching Methods (EDU 356)
Term: 2013-2014 Academic Year Fall Term
Mon-Wed-Fri, 8:00 AM - 8:50 AM (8/26/2013 - 12/18/2013) Location: MAIN EDUC 107
This course covers the methods of teaching secondary and middle level education, and considers all the aspects and responsibilities that come with the job, including the decision-making process, establishing a classroom climate conducive to learning, motivating students, classroom management, linking curriculum and instruction, planning the instruction, instructional techniques and methods for promoting learning. A constructivist approach to teaching and learning is emphasized. A field experience is required. This course will be offered on a two-year rotation on odd-numbered years.
Prerequisite: EDU 201.
Corequisites: EDU 330 or consent of the chairman of the education department.