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General Secondary Education Methods and Assessment
GEN SEC MTHDS
CLASS CODE: SECED 370 CREDITS:  2
DIVISION: EDUCATION & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
DEPARTMENT: TEACHER EDUCATION
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: This second semester junior level course is designed to equip students with the pedagogical skills required of effective secondary ed teachers. It is intended to precede the method's course taught within each of the subject disciplines.
TAUGHT: Fall, Winter, Summer
CONTENT AND TOPICS: Prepares prospective Secondary Educators in general instructional strategies appropriate for grades 6-12. Also assists in developing skills in the use of assessment, the construction of assessment devices, the statistical analysis of test results, and the appraisal of educational research. Includes a practicum experience.
Teaching Methods:
Direct Instruction
Authentic Project
Modeling
Group Work
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: 1. Write lesson plans which demonstrate understanding of principles of effective instruction.
2. Teach an effective lesson using instructional strategies appropriate to the lesson objective.
3. Identify academic strengths and weaknesses as demonstrated in the Idaho Standards Achievement Test.
4. Correctly write an objective test and scoring guide or rubric.
5. Demonstrate principles of effective classroom management by creating a classroom management plan.
REQUIREMENTS: Assessments:
Work Sample
Performance
PREREQUISITES: Ed 200, Ed 270, SecEd 205, SecEd 252
OTHER: Restricted to secondary education majors who have completed 45 or more credit hours.
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2003