Topic: Curriculum and Instruction
Instructor: Jodi Slonaker
Method: Online (OWRK)
Sponsor: Teach n' Kids Learn, Inc.
Center Offered: OLPD

Course Description:

Course Location:

Many of today’s classrooms are designed and practiced as teaching classrooms, where the actions and learning are focused on and driven by the teacher. Teaching classrooms however, do not match the needs and expectations for 21st Century learning. To be successful in the 21st Century students need to be engaged in learning classrooms, where the actions and learning are focused on student outcomes and classroom practices that strengthen and deepen not only students’ content knowledge but their overall ability to think deeply, communicate, analyze, problem solve, and take responsibility for their learning.

 Throughout their learning course participants will engage in critical self-assessment and reflection, goal setting, and planning and implementation in their classroom.

 This course has been divided into six modules during which participants are expected to meet the following objectives:

  1. Understanding Student Engagement
    1. Participants will understanding the meaning of student engagement.
    2. Participants will examine the root cause of disengagement. 
    3. Participants will explore the characteristics of an engaging classroom. 
    4. Participants will describe evidence of student engagement.
    5. Participants will identify personal strengths and challenges in their own classroom practices as related to student engagement.
Cost: $600
Timespan of Course:
September 1, 2016 to August 31, 2017
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Meeting Times

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    Location of Meeting: 
    On going On line
Course Number: EDU*6250*R1
Academic Term: 17/GW
Academic Level: GW
Semester Hours: 3.00
Subject: EDU