Graduate Course Catalog 2007-2009

COURSE: 53-513 Pedagogy and Assessment for Effective 6-12 Instruction (3)
This course is designed to prepare teacher candidates to use research based strategies and assessment practices for effective instruction. Candidates will examine and use a variety of research based strategies as well as develop an understanding of the purposes, characteristics and limitations of different assessment practices. The candidate will have the opportunity to apply content area knowledge and knowledge of the studentís developmental needs in the process of developing lesson plans and assessment tools for a variety of instructional models. A 50-hour clinical in a secondary or middle school setting is associated with this course.