Genesis University (formerly Association for Hebraic Studies Institute) | Evaluated Learning Experience
Methods for Effective Teaching (EDU 360)
Distance learning course administered through Genesis University.
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: identify and describe the skills and personality traits of effective teachers and explain their importance; use professional language to describe curriculum, instruction, and assessment; use principles of effective teaching to evaluate their teaching and the teaching of others; apply principles of effective teaching to make wise professional judgments; plan clear, coherent, and standards-based lessons; describe and evaluate examples of research-based teaching strategies for teachers; and apply principles of assessment and classroom management to practical classroom situations.
Topics include: characteristics of effective teachers; knowing diverse students; instructional planning; differentiating instruction; teacher-centered and student-centered instructional strategies; strategies to promote student understanding, thinking, and engagement; managing lesson delivery; classroom management and discipline; assessing and reporting student performance; and working with colleagues and parents.
In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Education, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, or Special Education (9/16).