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Models and Theories of Instruction




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Course level: Undergraduate

This course focuses on the theoretical models that underlie teaching and learning. Teacher candidates analyze effective teaching strategies that encourage learners to develop a deeper understanding of content and to promote critical thinking. Candidates also explore assessment and its relationship to lesson planning. This course is not available for enrollment to residents of  Alaska, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Iowa, Kentucky, New York, Wisconsin, Wyoming  and individuals who reside outside the United States.



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Learn from instructors who bring an average of 25 years of working experience to the classroom.

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