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Fall 2018-2019
TPP 301 (SA)   na, npdf

Seminar on Student Learning and Methods for Teaching

Todd W. Kent


A study of essential methods of learning and teaching, including learner characteristics and needs, 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. Required course work includes 18 hours of site-based field experience and evening laboratory sessions. Students should have one morning of unscheduled time available each week to allow for school visits. The course is open to any student who has an interest in teaching.

Sample reading list:
Wiggins, G. & McTighe, J., Understanding by Design
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:
Community-Engaged Learning Component Optional
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..

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
22601 S01 03:00:00 pm - 04:20:00 pm T Th   William Street, 41   203   Enrolled:8 Limit:15
22602 B01 07:30:00 pm - 08:50:00 pm T   William Street, 41   203   Enrolled:8 Limit:16