Document Type

Article

School

HSE

Department

TE

Course Subject

EDU

Course Number

3260

Course Section

UJ

Course Title

Theory to Practice

Academic Term and Year

Fall 2016

Credits

4.00

Area of Study

EDUC

Course Description

Goals: This is an introductory methods class in which students will apply theories of early adolescent development, learning, instruction, and assessment to classroom situations.

Content: Analysis of teaching and learning instructional theory; structuring and managing the learning environment; strategies for assessing learning; designing developmentally appropriate learning opportunities to incorporate different approaches to learning, learning styles, and multiple intelligences; and strategies for culturally responsive instruction.

Taught: Fall and Spring terms

Prerequisites: (EDU 1150 or EDU 3150) AND (EDU 1250 or EDU 3250)

Co-requisite: EDU 3260-LAB: Theory to Practice

Note: Students enroll in a 0-credit course lab during which students complete a 15-hour clinical in a local school. Students who transfer in the equivalent of the course content without clinical experiences should see the Program Coordinator to enroll in a 1-credit Independent Study to earn the course equivalency.

Credits: 4

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