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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

| Evaluated Learning Experience

1. EDU 700: Classroom Culture and Instructional Methods 1

2. EDU 720: Clinical Teaching Experience
Location: 

65 Court Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

Length: 

Course 1: 53 hours (20 weeks). Course 2: 480 hours (16 weeks).

Dates: 

Course 1 and 2: January 2020  – Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: use strategies to build a collaborative, equitable, and student-centered classroom culture with supportive relationships for all students; consistently implement positive and culturally responsive behavior interventions; plan, deliver and refine rigorous and common core aligned instruction; deliver instruction such that a diverse set of learners can access the curriculum; implement multiple methods of checking for understanding at key points in a lesson and a unit; assess student learning and modify instruction based on their emerging strengths and needs; use questioning and discussion techniques that cause students to think, reflect and deepen their understanding and enable all students to contribute; and communicate assessment criteria, monitor student learning and provide actionable feedback to students. Course 2: ​Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: use strategies to build a collaborative, equitable, and student-centered classroom culture with supportive relationships for all students; consistently implement positive and culturally responsive behavior interventions; plan, deliver and refine rigorous and common core aligned instruction; deliver instruction such that a diverse set of learners can access the curriculum; implement multiple methods of checking for understanding at key points in a lesson and a unit; assess student learning and modify instruction based on their emerging strengths and needs; use questioning and discussion techniques that cause students to think, reflect and deepen their understanding and enable all students to contribute; and communicate assessment criteria, monitor student learning and provide actionable feedback to students. 

Instruction: 

Course 1: Major topics include:  Knowledge of Content and Pedagogy, Knowledge of Students, Setting Instructional Outcomes, Designing Coherent Instruction, Creating and Maintaining an Environment of Respect and Rapport, Establishing a Culture for Learning, Managing Classroom Procedures, Managing Student Behavior, Communicating with Students, Questioning and Discussion, Engaging Students in Learning, Using Assessment in Instruction, Reflecting on Teaching, and Growing and Developing Professionally.   Course 2: ​Same as course 1. Prerequisite: Bachelor’s degree.

Credit recommendation: 

Course 1 and 2: In the graduate degree category, 9 semester hours in Education (3 semester hours lecture/6 semester hours clinical) (2/18). NOTE: Students must successfully complete both EDU 700: Classroom Culture and Instructional Methods 1 AND EDU 720: Clinical Teaching Experience and to access credit recommendations.

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