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Curriculum Constructs and Assessment: Secondary Methods


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Course level: Graduate

This course focuses on the methodology and assessment strategies that enhance learning at the secondary level. Integrated content, interdisciplinary teaching, and curriculum and assessment issues are emphasized. Multiple perspectives of students as learners of secondary content, along with current research on pedagogy, are explored. This course provides students with an opportunity to develop the ability to use and evaluate instructional and curricular materials and appropriate assessment strategies.

What you'll learn

Course skills and outcomes

Instructional Planning and Methods of Teaching Specific Content in Secondary Schools

National, State, and Local Trends in Secondary Education

Role of Instructional Planning and Assessment in Secondary Education

Formative and Summative Assessments in Traditional and Diverse Populations

Standardized Testing and the Common Core

Reflections on Student Achievement


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

Affordable and potentially reimbursable

Our tuition and fees are competitive and fixed. Also, check to see if your employer will cover you for this course.

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