Theory to Practice
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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. Includes a 20-hour clinical experience with middle school students to be arranged by the Office of Clinical Experiences. Taught: Fall and Spring terms Prerequisites: (EDU 1150 or EDU 3150) AND (EDU 1250 or EDU 3250) Note: Students who have transferred in the equivalent course content without clinical experience should see the Program Coordinator to enroll in a 1-credit Independent Study to earn the course equivalency. Credits: 4
Basford, Letitia, "EDU3260-01.Theory to Practice.F15.Basford,Letitia" (2015). Syllabi. 9833.