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Course Description

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Education - EDUC 220

Secondary Instructional Strategies

3 Credit Hours
3 Lecture Hours

Course Description

This course is designed to provide in-depth exploration of and practice with essential knowledge, skills and disposition for secondary educators. Students will review current best practices in secondary instruction, assessment and curriculum design. Students will gain knowledge and skills to effectively plan and teach secondary lessons. Students will also study and observe the roles and attributes of successful secondary education teachers. Students will complete relevant fieldwork, which can be completed either in person or through video observations. This course requires all students must meet the requirements of a criminal background check.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • Admission to the Alternative Route to Interim Teacher Certification Program.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Critique the roles and attributes of effective high school teachers.
  • Relate the conditions that improve student motivation and enhance learning.
  • Explain differentiated instruction and assessment at the high school level.
  • Develop a high school unit plan.
  • Develop a daily lesson plan derived from the unit plan.
  • Evaluate own lesson plan presented to peers.
  • Use "backward design" to interpret the relationship between assessment, curriculum and instruction.
  • Demonstrate the use of technology to improve student motivation and learning at the high school level.
  • Compare and contrast types of assessment, both formative and summative.
  • Characterize the key features of relationships and effective communications among home, school and community.
  • Analyze field experiences as related to best practice.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleLocationCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Winter; 2021; EDUCATION; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/11/2021

 220110555Secon Instruct StrategiesRMT3Jacobi L17/30/0Open$25.00T  06:00 PM-08:54 PM WEBWEB

Key: Day of the Week

  • T = Tuesday
  • R = Thursday
  • S = Saturday
  • X = Sunday