Undergraduate Course Catalog 2009-2010

COURSE: 53-312 Instructional Strategies and Learning Communities for Adolescents (3)
This course will allow the pre-service teacher to examine several components of teaching and how these components interact to create a positive learning community. Candidates will learn to design lesson plans and explore a wide range of strategies that will best address the academic and behavioral needs of the middle and high school student population. Through field experiences, lesson plan development and micro-teaching, candidates will create alternative learning materials that will enable them to effectively interact with other professionals and provide academic and behavioral support to students with individual learning needs. Prerequisite: Pass Illinois Basic Skills Test; 2.75 GPA; Consent of Education Advisor. Offered: Every semester