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Winter/Spring 2015
Mar 31, 2015
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EDA 5153 - Mtd, Mng Incl Mdl Child AdolEd
This course is the first of three methodology courses that prepares teacher candidates to work effectively with a diverse population of students in grades 5 to 12. The course inclusive classrooms from grades 5 to 12. The course deals with four major areas; planning and preparation, instructional practices, classroom management, and fostering alliances with parents. The planning and preparation segment includes teachers as reflective decision makers, and designing lesson plans that encourage student coopera- tion as well as motivate and stimulate the diverse interests of students in inclusive classrooms. Planning and prepara- tion includes interdisciplinary teaching and teaming of students and faculty to maximize student learning. Instructional practices focuses on using strategies for teaching students in grades 5-12 who represent a wide range of abilities and needs. Topics include learning styles and profiles, differentiated instruction, and teaching students with special needs. The third segment, classroom management concentrates on facilitating the development of a classroom environment that is conducive to learning and helping students attain their highest levels of achievement. Emphasis is placed on meeting the needs of students in an inclusive classroom, establishing relationships, developing a code of conduct, developing an effective classroom structure, and using the curriculum and instructional strategies to maintain interest. The course will include the principal teachings of such researchers as Jones, Canter, Albert, Curwin and Mendler, and Glasser. The fourth segment stresses the importance of establishing productive relationships among school, home, and community. It includes current research on parent-school relationships, obstacles to be overcome, and strategies for fostering productive relationships between teachers and parents. Dual Certification Track Prerequisites: EDA 5301 and EDA 5152.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Education Division
Secondary Education Department

Prerequisites:
(Undergraduate level EDA 5301 Minimum Grade of D- or Undergraduate level EDU 5301 Minimum Grade of D-) and (Undergraduate level EDA 5152 Minimum Grade of D- or Undergraduate level EDU 5152 Minimum Grade of D-)

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