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Designing Curriculum and Instruction with the Learner in Mind (K-12)

Designing Curriculum and Instruction with the Learner in Mind (K-12)

EDUC 6914

This course introduces curriculum, instruction, and assessment in the context of standards and accountability, and holds paramount the goal of high levels of learning and achievement for all students. Teachers examine their academic standards and design classroom curriculum and instruction that will challenge and affirm all learners. Teachers use a thoughtful design process that emphasizes the importance of alignment, current learning theory and learner variables, as well as the need for differentiation to meet diverse student needs. Featured presenters include Robert J. Marzano, Ph.D., and Carol Ann Tomlinson, Ed.D.

Materials provided include:
  • Study guide
  • DVD programs
  • Course Text: Marzano, R. J., Pickering, D. J., & Pollock, J. E. (2001). Classroom instruction that works: Research-based strategies for increasing student achievement. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.
  • Articles and journal readings to be included in study guide

Enrollment Information

  • Credit: 3 semester hours of graduate credit
  • Maximum: 3 courses per term
  • Registration: August 1—November 18, 2011
  • Completion: coursework due February 29, 2012
  • Course Withdrawal date: 45 calendar days after you register

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