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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Coopersmith Career Consulting | Evaluated Learning Experience

Teaching Methods for the Secondary Classroom (EDU-395)


Varies (self-study; self-paced). 

Various; distance learning format.

May 2023 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: describe the skills and personality traits of effective teachers and explain their importance; use professional language to describe curriculum, instruction, and assessment; describe the principles of effective teaching necessary to evaluate their own teaching and the teaching of others; apply principles of effective teaching to make wise professional judgments; describe specific strategies to address student diversity in the secondary school; discuss how to evaluate examples of research-based teaching strategies for teachers; and apply principles of assessment and classroom management to practical classroom situations.


Teaching Methods for the Secondary Classroom provides secondary school educators with the professional knowledge necessary for successful teaching. The courses focuses on understanding theories and strategies that address the needs of the diverse population that compose today’s classroom. Topics include diversity issues, planning techniques, effective teaching strategies, differentiated instructional and assessment strategies, motivations; concepts, and informal and formal assessment practices. 

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Education (5/23).