3 credits/60 Clock hrs
3 Graduate Credits for $375 or 60 Clock Hours for $199 - You Choose!
(all course materials included)
This course explores instructional strategies that have proven to have a major impact on student achievement. Increase your skills and comfort level with the following strategies: cooperative learning, questioning techniques, visual tools, graphic organizers, structuring homework, helping students understand what they read, building students’ vocabulary, improving note taking, utilizing higher order thinking skills, and many more!
Goals and Objectives: As a result of participation in this course, students will be able to:
- Participants will explore nine categories of instructional strategies that are most apt to maximize student learning, as indicated by the research. These categories include: cooperative learning, questioning techniques, visual tools, graphic organizers, structuring homework, helping students understand what they read, building students’ vocabulary, improving note taking, and utilizing higher order thinking skills.
- Participants will learn specific strategies in each of these instructional categories.
- Participants will apply their learning by designing activities for their classroom that incorporate the strategies explored in the course.
What your colleagues are saying about this course:
"I love that this course gave me strategies to make my teaching more effective. I like that the information is research based, so I was given the proof that improvements in my classroom would improve students' success. I wouldn't change anything. The staff is very accommodating, the coursework is manageable, and the material taught is motivating to a veteran teacher. There is nothing I would change. This busy teacher was given effective, usable teaching tools at a very affordable price."