Pedagogy Essentials: Focus on Instructional Strategies and Curriculum Development (1 semester credit - Humboldt State University)
This course on Pedagogy Essentials is a self-paced online course with instructor interaction.
Teaching amongst the technological advances of the 21st century, brings with it unique challenges of combining education and theory with classroom practice. This three part course is designed to provide teachers the background knowledge and resources they require to use research findings to enhance their students’ learning.
Section A, Research Based Instructional Strategies, focuses on strategies teachers can use to channel research findings to improve their quality of instruction. The resources, tools, and classroom examples laid out in this section help teachers to enhance student’s motivation, performance and overall learning.
Section B, Curriculum Development, is targeted at equipping teachers to create effective, yet practical unit and lesson plans that equip students to learn more efficiently. This section contains templates, and models to help teachers integrate and evaluate their curriculum to consequently benefit their students’ needs best.
Section C, Classroom Organization for the 21st Century, is focused on enabling teachers organize their teaching plans, work-life balance and the various aspects of their classroom. This course is specially designed to target organizational challenges teachers in this age face, and ways they can harness the technological advances to their advantage. This course contains a wealth of checklists and templates to help teachers get started on a more organized, stress free teaching experience. There is also a whole section dedicated to essential technological tools that teachers can use, not only to organize their own plans, but also to collaborate more efficiently with their students.
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After completing the course, you will be directed to the university for registration.