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EDU/311
Models and Theories of Instruction

Course level: Undergraduate

EDU/311
Continuing Education for Teachers
Models and Theories of Instruction

Online

Format

$1,194

Estimated Tuition

3 credits

Total credits

5 weeks

Course length

Take this course on its own, or as part of a degree or certificate program.

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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 various assessment tools and how the data collected from these assessments influence the lesson planning process.

This course is not available for enrollment to residents of Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Iowa, Kentucky, New York, Wisconsin, Wyoming  and individuals who reside outside the United States.

Prerequisites

None

Required materials

The materials required for this course are covered in your resource fees.

Please Note: Attendance and participation are mandatory in all University courses, and specific requirements may differ by course. If attendance requirements are not met, a student may be removed from the course. Please review the Course Attendance Policy in the Catalog for more information.

University of Phoenix reserves the right to modify courses. While widely available, not all programs are available to residents of all states. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.

Earn these career-relevant skills in weeks, not years.

Assessment Strategies

Analyze different types of assessments and strategies for using data to inform instructional planning, differentiation of instruction, and continuous feedback for improvement to support and evaluate student learning.

Instructional Strategies

Describe instructional strategies that create innovative digital learning environments, that can be used to promote engagement, reflection, and critical thinking and to support diverse learners.

Lesson Planning

Describe the essential components in lesson planning and the importance of self-reflection and collaboration to improve teaching and learning.

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University of Phoenix reserves the right to modify courses. Although our continuing teacher education courses are accepted by some state agencies in the United States toward teacher certifications and endorsements, this may not be the case in all states or foreign jurisdictions. If you plan to use courses for certification or endorsement, please check with your own state agency and your school district for applicability. Continuing teacher education courses are not eligible to apply to degree programs at University of Phoenix. These courses are not eligible for federal financial aid. While widely available, not all programs are available to residents of all states. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative. If you have a question contact us at (866) 354-1800.