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Fall 2010-2011
TPP 301 (SA)   na, npdf

Seminar on Student Learning and Methods for Teaching

Anne N. Catena
Todd W. Kent


A study of essential methods of teaching, with an emphasis on matching instruction to learner characteristics and needs. Students also become familiar with the organization and structure of educational institutions, development of curriculum and instructional goals, preparation of evaluation and assessment, and design of subject/level specific methodologies and classroom management techniques. Students perform 18 hours of site-based field experience. Students attend two seminar meetings and a weekly evening laboratory session.

Sample reading list:
Wiggins, G. & McTighe, J., Understanding by Design
Gardner, H., Intelligence Reframed: M.I. for the 21st Century
Friend, M, Including Students with Special Needs

Reading/Writing assignments:
100 pages of reading weekly, three papers, and 18 hours of classroom fieldwork that includes the design and implementation of two lessons.

Mid Term Exam - 25%
Paper in lieu of Final - 30%
Design Project - 25%
Class/Precept Participation - 20%

Other Requirements:
Course is required for concentrators
Open to Juniors and Seniors Only.

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
The course is required for students in the Program in Teacher Preparation and is open to non-program students provided space is available. Interested non-program students should contact the Teacher Preparation Office for permission to take the course..

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
22157 S01 03:00:00 pm - 04:20:00 pm T Th   William Street, 41   203   Enrolled:7 Limit:20
22159 B01 07:30:00 pm - 08:50:00 pm T   William Street, 41   203   Enrolled:7 Limit:20