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2018 - 2019 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog 
2018 - 2019 Saint Joseph’s College Online Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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ED 515 - Instructional Strategies

Researches and ascertains instructional strategies for students’ learning audiences, and aligns instructional strategies with curriculum principles and standards. Determines strategies that deliver the greatest efficacy and effectiveness, given the instructor’s knowledge of his/her role and responsibility. This course investigates the ramifications of the “constructivist” classroom versus traditional teacher-centered learning.

Assignment Overview
Assignments: 4 Units

Interactivity: Discussion Board

Final Assessment: Final Paper

Course Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this course, you should be able to do the following: 

  • Clearly articulate your vision of teaching and learning with regard to best practice. 
  • Consciously make instructional decisions to effectively implement the teaching-learning cycle. 
  • Use additional and/or fine tune existing instructional strategies to improve learning. 
  • Create a learning-focused classroom. 
  • Increase students’ involvement and responsibility for learning in the classroom. Demonstrate an understanding of how to assess learning in a multitude of ways, and how to utilize the assessments to promote higher student achievement.

Credits: 3

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