EDU2256 Secondary School Education
This course explores the challenges and opportunities of educational leadership, with the focus more on management of the classroom. Students will discover new concepts and techniques to stretch their professional skills in exciting new ways. The students will not only explore leadership skills in the classroom but will also go over work attitudes and the social environment of the classroom. The student will gain the knowledge in developing mission, vision and values in the classroom.
In this course, you will develop strategies and insights to help you lead in the classroom. You will develop the skills to stay organized and better equipped in turning valuable knowledge into understanding. You will gain strategies in planning, organizing and leading in the classroom. You will also explore personality, attitudes, and work behaviors.
The goal of this course is to help the student grow in areas of responsibility and self discipling by learning more effective ways of teaching in the classroom.
By the end of this course all students should:
- Learn the value of visualization and how it aids in comprehension
- Understand the stages of group development
- Understand the difference between formal and informal groups
- Be able to transfer knowledge to a deeper meaning and long term understanding of what is being taught
- Understand the value of peer instruction, discussion groups, and collaborative problem solving
- Develop a greater awareness about teaching and student learning
- Develop a strict sense of management
“A CLC award signifies that the student has attained the knowledge, (through either prior education or experience), equal to or greater than the student would have learned in a traditional college course.”
“Based upon your CLC award, physical classroom attendance is not required; however, you will be required to successfully pass a final exam for each course.”
Based upon your HESEAP Application, you have received full-CLC for this course; therefore, this is a test-out course which does not include traditional education on the subject.
USILACS wants to help you succeed. If you feel you need a little knowledge refresher or want to expand your knowledge on this subject, we recommend that you consider reviewing some of the vast online education resources and search topics below.
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(The majority of the exam questions for this course are based upon information contained in the below search topics)
- (2017) Wikipedia Secondary School https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Secondary_school
- (2016) Three Innovative Methods of Teaching for High School Educators. https://resilienteducator.com/classroom-resources/3-innovative-methods-of-teaching-for-high-school-educators/#:~:text=Visualization%2C%20technology%20tools%2C%20and%20active%20learning
- (2015) 5 Quick Tips for Secondary Classroom Management https://www.weareteachers.com/classroom-management-middle-school/
- (2012) Management Principles (v. 1.0), Mason Carpenter, Talya Bauer, Berrin Erdogan. Chapter 31.1 pg. 556 Group Dynamics https://2012books.lardbucket.org/pdfs/management-principles-v1.0.pdf
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