|General Secondary Education Methods and Assessment|
|GEN SEC MTHDS|
|CLASS CODE:||SECED 370||CREDITS: 2|
|DIVISION:||EDUCATION & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT|
|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.
|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.
|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|