5 Weeks - July 2nd Session

  • This course is designed to introduce students to the fundamental theories and practices of teaching.  Students will examine the components of effective organization and management of a classroom in order to ensure effective teaching.  This course further covers daily procedures, classroom management, planning and organization, cooperative learning, multiple intelligences, critical thinking, and diverse learning styles within the classroom.  APA formatting is required.  (Note: 3 lecture credits)

  • This introductory course offers fundamental elements of preparing and presenting effective classroom instruction.  Students will be able to design daily, weekly, and thematic unit lesson plans in core subjects such as language arts, social studies, mathematics, and science.  Students will also demonstrate their abilities by preparing individual and group presentations.  Students will further identify research that shows how children learn and how to prepare motivating learning activities for elementary students. (Note: 3 lecture credits)