Course Outline for EPI0004 - TEACH/LEARN PROCESS

Full Course Title: The Teaching and Learning Process (IC)
Course Description:
This course provides the participant with a foundation in various learning theories as applied to the instructional process. The participant will define, cite examples of, and utilize principles of stages of development, learning theories, motivation and persistence, intelligence, exceptionalities, standardized testing, critical thinking, multiple intelligences, and second language acquisition to create effective learning environments and to choose appropriate instructional strategies.
Credit Hours: Clock Hours: 40.00 Lecture Hours: 40.00
Lab Hours: Clinical Hours:
Funding Category: Educational Prep Institute
General Education Status: No
Geordon Rule: No
Pre/Co-requisite: Prerequisites: Bachelor's degree and 2.5 GPA
Materials/equipment/Links required by student:
Course Effective Term: Spring 2007
Course Outline Creation Term: Fall 2007
Course Outline Revision Term: Spring 2009

Special Fees:

  • There are no Special Fees for this course.

Methods of Assessment:

  • Objective Tests
  • Projects
  • Group Participation
  • Other

Learning Outcomes

General Education Learning Outcomes:
Communications: Demonstrate effective communication skills for a variety of audiences.
Humanities: Demonstrate an awareness of and an ability to effectively analyze creative works.
Mathematics: Demonstrate an understanding of mathematical concepts to solve real-world problems.
Natural Sciences: Demonstrate comprehension of fundamental concepts, principles or processes about the natural world.
Social Sciences: Understand and apply sociological, cultural, political, psychological, historical and economic principles to a global environment.
Institutional Learning Outcomes:
Critical Thinking: Engage in purposeful reasoning to reach sound conclusions.
Ethics: Demonstrate the ability to make informed decisions based on ethical principles and reasoning.
Global Awarness: Exhibit a sense of social, cultural and global responsibility.
Information Literacy: Demonstrate the ability to find, evaluate, organize and use information.

Course Learning Outcomes

  • Identify and illustrate cognitive and language development, social contexts, and socioemotional development.
  • Discuss the influences of sociocultural diversity in/on the classroom.
  • Identify individual variations and exceptional learners.
  • Interpret behavioral and social cognitive approaches.
  • Explain the information-processing approach.
  • Differentiate among complex cognitive processes.
  • Assess social and constructivist approaches.
  • Synthesize theories of motivation, teaching, and learning.
  • Correlate standardized testing, teaching, and learning.
  • Apply learning and cognition theories to planning, instruction, assessment, and classroom management.