Center for Academic and Religious Excellence (C.A.R.E.) | Evaluated Learning Experience
EDU 303 The Art of Teaching
Proficiency examination program administered at the CARE testing center or authorized proctor sites.
September 2016 - Present.
The student will be able to demonstrate proficiency as follows: Describe the attributes of an effective teacher; identify and describe a wide range of ways in which students differ; discuss growing population diversity and the changing nature of childhood and youth; explain what language is and delineate its various components; define metacognition and discuss facilitating student use of metacognitive strategies; discuss strategies to help disorganized students become organized; discuss how to use reinforcement and rewards to help students improve self-esteem.
In order to prepare for this exam, the students will cover the following topics: What makes an effective teacher? Helping students develop organization skills; setting your students up for success; language in the classroom; using questions effectively; metacognition-teaching students to think; effective discipline; using encouragement effectively.
In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 6 semester hours in Early Childhood Education, Education, Elementary Education, or Special Education (9/16).