mte510 | Graduate

Professional Knowledge, Skills, And Dispositions

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This course provides learners in the College of Education programs with strategies for academic success within the University of Phoenix adult learning model. Learners will apply written and oral communication principles to their roles as educators, examine research methods for finding and evaluating resources, and develop effective skills in collaboration and critical thinking in preparation for their program and workplace.

This graduate-level course is 3 To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 1
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 3

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    The Professional Educator

    • Examine strategies for locating and evaluating resources for quality and accuracy.
    • Identify components and expectations of graduate programs.
    • Analyze the College of Education Conceptual Framework.
    • Evaluate the dispositions of successful teachers.
    • Explain the professional standards for teacher candidate programs and in education.

    Professional Communication Skills

    • Identify strategies and resources for effective written and oral communication.
    • Apply APA formatting effectively in written communication.
    • Evaluate oral communication and writing for strengths and weaknesses.
    • Differentiate between analytic and reflective writing.


    • Analyze effective collaboration techniques and strategies.
    • Examine the roles of a successful team and team dynamics.
    • Evaluate strategies for dealing with difficult situations and conflict.
    • Explore the roles social media and digital technology play in education and professional communication.
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