edu310 | undergraduate
Models & Theories Of Instruction
This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Models and Theories of Instruction
- Identify the framework for teaching and the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards’ core propositions.
- Identify the main factors considered in lesson planning.
- Recognize the difference between goals and observable and measurable objectives.
Learner-Centered Planning and Instruction
- Identify essential lesson plan components and lesson plan models.
- Describe instructional strategies.
- Recognize the purposes for direct and indirect instructional strategies.
- Apply knowledge of different learning styles to the development of instruction.
- Formulate learning objectives that reflect selected state standards.
- Develop a standards-based lesson plan.
- Explain authentic assessment.
- Explain the importance of assessing prior knowledge.
- Define formative and summative assessment.
- Identify formal and informal assessment.
Teacher as Technological Leader
- List technological tools for improving planning, student learning, and assessment.
- Identify ways to integrate technology in lesson planning.
Learner-Centered Planning and Instruction – Differentiation for the Diverse Learner
- Identify differentiation techniques that accommodate diverse learners.
- Identify cooperative learning structures.
- Describe important components of group building.
- Explain different ways to govern groups.
- Design a cooperative learning activity.
Teacher as Reflector
- State the importance of reflection in teaching.
- Examine how to use reflection to improve decision making.
- Identify how to use reflection to revise instruction.
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