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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Genesis University (formerly Association for Hebraic Studies Institute) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Methods for Effective Teaching (EDU 360)


Distance learning course administered through Genesis University. 

Genesis University, Miami, FL; authorized instructional sites, or approved proctor sites.
Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

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. 

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Education, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, or Special Education (9/16) (11/22 revalidation).